As of 2017, Minnesota’s unenviable track record made it the nation’s second-most unequal state (just after Wisconsin). An inRead study measured disparity gaps between Black and White residents in, amongst other areas, unemployment, income, education and homeownership.
The retail giant is set to hire 450 new part-time employees at $15/hr.
“We also wanted to add visibility. There is not a strong awareness of people of color within this space.”
And, incidentally, tap into a $445 billion industry.
Given her trailblazing efforts, it was only fitting that the YWCA Minneapolis recognized Kim Nelson with its inaugural “Woman of Power” award. Nelson received the honor at the 2018 Circle of Women fundraiser on May 10 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
The Center for Economic Inclusion (CFEI) is looking to change that by creating a collective effort across public, private, nonprofit and community sectors.
Web-based welcome mat seeks diverse talent Over 70 organizations and community members across the Twin Cities decided to create a web-based platform designed to attract and retain talent in the 16-county metro area. The goal is to solve the imminent worker deficit of nearly 100,000 people by year 2020. A partner of Make It.MSP, Megan […]
(Above, see a few video highlights of the event by Phil McGraw). Twin Cities Nappy Hour was back in full force Sunday, October 9, as attendees packed into A Mili Artist Lofts in Minneapolis for an afternoon of networking, entertainment, and insightful discussion. A previous Nappy Hour in August drew a full crowd, creating the […]