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Spring Affirmation Day

Three times a year we celebrate and affirm Twin Cities R!SE participants and graduates along the journey to their success. This March we honored 19 Full-time Job Placements, 13 Graduates(a participant that has successfully held their job for at least one year), and 7 Internships. We also heard encouraging words from TCR alumni! A big thank

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Lifting Incomes and Spirits

May 4, 2016  (Published in the Southwest Journal) Full Article Juanita Moss credits Twin Cities Rise with helping her turn her life around during a dark chapter. She graduated from one of the North Minneapolis-based nonprofit’s job training programs in November and now works full time as a certified clinical medical assistant at Open Cities Health Center

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Twin Cities R!SE and the State of Minnesota Partner for Economic Equality

Twin Cities R!SE and the State of Minnesota Partner for Economic Equality Minneapolis, MN- June 2, 2016 – Yesterday was a historic day for the ongoing partnership between Twin Cities R!SE (TCR) and the State of Minnesota.  Governor Dayton signed a bill that invests substantially in reducing employment disparities in our State. The bill provides Twin

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Minnesota Legislature Stepped Up to Address Glaring Disparities

If successful, grants should help boost the state\’s economy and benefit all. By Editorial Board Star Tribune Full Article JUNE 17, 2016 — 6:05PM The state Department of Employment and Economic Development has $34 million that it will allocate in grants to more than 30 organizations and nonprofits such as Twin Cities Rise, which operates computer

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