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The MN Urban League is a non-profit organization in Minneapolis that was founded in 1926. The MNUL works in conjunction with employers such as Best Buy, Comcast and several banking institutions. As a result of training programs, MNUL has been fortunate enough to provide direct hires.

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  • Industry IT

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Jobs for the Future is a national education building organization.  Working with schools to design and deliver the training that is being required by employers to fill the skills gap while advancing the career opportunities of students in a cost effective ROI.

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  • Industry Healthcare

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LaGuardia Community College is based in Queens, NY. They serve 50K students a year with most of their population being mostly low income, immigrant, and young adult students. They help their students in many ways over a student's career pathway with varying levels of service.  

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  • Industry Healthcare
November 02, 2017

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A study says that 1 in 8 of teens and young adults are considered ‘opportunity youth’ ( http://www.measureofamerica.org/disconnected-youth/ ). The term applies to young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither working nor in school.

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  • Industry IT

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Association House of Chicago is a community based organization founded in 1899. Association House of Chicago is non-profit and offers a variety of community services and additionally, training. Association House of Chicago has two job training programs:

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  • Industry Banking

By Beverly M. Riddick, RTWBC

PG&E, a founding member of the Ready to Work Business Collaborative, is dedicated to the training and development of the next generation of utility workers. The company’s PowerPathway program is a major part of its efforts to recruit and develop skilled, diverse and qualified talent.

By Joan Andrews, RTWBC

Did you know that doctors became physicians through apprenticeships until 1845?  

Or that Ben Franklin became a master printer through an apprenticeship?

… getting the idea?

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