Gateway Classes/Workshops


In partnership with the Hennepin County Community Health Department and the Hennepin County Juvenile Court Clerk's office, this class provides education and resources to underage teens cited for violation of tobacco laws (smoking). Classes are held every 3rd Thursday of the month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Please Note: Tobacco Cessation classes are on hold
until further notice!

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.

Bridging is an organization that serves the Twin Cities as a furniture bank, providing quality furniture and household goods to those transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. To receive Bridging's service, you must be referred by a current case/social worker, or by a referral agency, such as MUL. Our Bridging caseworker will help you assess your furniture and household needs and schedule your appointment for selection and delivery of your furniture from one of two metro locations. Contact Ebony Walker for more details about the program and fees associated with this service.

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.


*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.

NOTE: This form can also be used to RSVP for MUL events not listed under Gateway Classes/Workshops


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