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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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Stop the Violence, Bring the Unity! 2016 March and Resource Fair

June 4, 2016 — This year\’s event kicked off with a Stop the Violence march with friends and family members of murdered victims. It was somber moment, yet we were able to witness many neighbors come together to address the violence plaguing the community on the north side of Minneapolis. There were police officers marching hand …

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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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