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Workforce Orientation

Enrollment in MUL’s Workforce Solutions Intersection offers:
 Information on the job search process
 Referral to MUL’s soft skills training
 Help with skill specific job search
 Info about other Gateway to Opportunity programs/services
Classes are held every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Realizing the American Dream*
Realizing the American Dream is an educational homebuyer course for first-time homebuyers. The course offers an interactive curriculum on all of the aspects of purchasing a home. Class participants get non-biased, third party advice and access to multi-faceted resources Contact Lynne Kelly about the next workshop date.

Business Employment Solutions Training (B.E.S.T.)
The B.E.S.T. program equips entry-level, unemployed and underemployed individuals with skills that put people on track to a career in Nursing Assistance, Health Unit Coordinator, Health Information Technology and Office Skills. The program provides ongoing one-on-one career development and placement assistance. Contact Stephanie Matteson for more details about the program.

Urban Tech Jobs Program (UTJP)
The Urban Tech Jobs Program (UTJP) is an accelerated technology training program exclusively designed for unemployed adults 18 and over, with a high school diploma or GED. The program includes free classes and training at the Minneapolis Urban League. The classes offer training in technology programs from Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and others. The program also provides job readiness and personal resiliency development workshops, counseling, and paid work experience. Contact Barbara Doyle for more information.

Project Ready BLACK GEMS
BLACK GEMS is a unique component of the National Urban League's Project Ready initiative. BLACK GEMS meets twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January to April to engage in activities that help prepare high school students for academic and career pathway success. Students in grades 9-12 enrolled in BLACK GEMS are offered basic academic support, social and emotional learning, financial literacy, and tools for navigating the college admission process. The program provides a free in-state tour and an annual fee-based HBCU tour and the opportunity to earn Microsoft certification. Students will be matched with a mentor in their senior year who will stay in touch with them through their first year of college. Contact Marquita Stephens for more details about enrollment.

Parent Academy
Experience a village working together as we help families prepare their children to become life-long learners. Parents gain knowledge about: how the school system operates and advocacy strategies for success; effective techniques to enhance behavior and study discipline; how to help build self-esteem; what are academic standards; how to support one another in caring for children and college admission requirements. Parent Academy is free and meets in the Fall on Thursdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning October 18 through November 15. (Includes dinner and child care for school aged children.) Contact Marquita Stephens for more details about the program.


*There is a cost associated with the Realizing the American Dream workshop. The fee is $50.00, with need-based scholarships available.

**There is a cost associated with the Bridging program. The appointment fee is $75, and the cost for delivery is either $60 or $180, depending upon your furniture purchase.

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