We have been listed as one of MPR’s Memorable Stories of 2017! Take a look and help us share the good news!

Students 'study abroad' with immigrant families in their own communities

By Max Nesterak "This story didn't need a strong pitch because it's immediately clear why it's so interesting. There's a new, one-of-a-kind cultural exchange...


City Stay is a finalist for the Minnesota Council of Non-profits' 2017 Anti-Racism Initiative! We are excited and humbled by the possibility of this award. If you are a member of MCN, please consider voting for us! To learn more about the nominees, read about our qualifications, or cast your vote, visit the MCN website...


Another successful week of homestays has come and gone! Thank you to the brave families and students who opened up their lives to their neighbors of other cultures. We have so much to learn from one another! We will be posting photos and videos on our Facebook page. Here's how one student summarized her experience this...


Host a Student with City Stay!

November 26, 2016

More opportunities to host students from another cultural community are coming soon! We invite Hmong, Latino, and Somali identified families to contact us at if you are interested in hosting a high school student for a day or a week. This is a rewarding learning experience for all involved and pushes back against damaging...


Give to the Max 2016

November 13, 2016

Give to the Max Day is rapidly approaching. On Thursday, November 17, please consider giving to City Stay through Now more than ever, our country needs authentic and lasting relationships that cross lines of differences.  We need to empower our young people to cultivate trust amongst our diverse Minnesotan communities. In order to facilitate...