MN Transition Coalition News - May 15, 2023

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“Our commitment is to engage with community partners to increase access to resources, programs and services that people impacted by incarceration may need in order to thrive in communities and reduce individual risk.”    – Kelley Heifort, DOC Director of Reentry Services




American Indian Month

Franklin Library Art: Make & Take

  • Franklin Library

This will be an open Art Make & Take session for American Indian youth, ages 5-10, to create art with one another. Each week will be a new project. All supplies will be provided. Families are welcome!

Honoring our Youth Celebration

  • South High School

Please join us as we celebrate the determination and resilience of our students throughout the school year.  We will have a raffle, prizes, games, music and FUN!

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Native American Initiatives presents Dakhóta Omníčiye 2023


May 20, 2023

10:00am - 4:00pm

Historic Fort Snelling

200 Tower Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55111

Native American Initiatives presents Dakhóta Omníčiye 2023 Tickets, Sat, May 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite


Narcan Training 5.22.23

Beyond Backgrounds


Thursday, June 1st


Westwood Community Church - Bush Lake Campus 

6301 Cecilia Circle Minneapolis, MN 55439

Join us for Minnesota's first screening of "Voices of Reentry" and a discussion with those who have lived experience in reentry from prison.

Voices of Reentry Film Screening and Discussion Tickets, Thu, Jun 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite



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juneteenth stc

Join the Higher Works Collaborative in celebrating the 25th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Lake George Municipal Park!

The theme this year is A Salute to Black Women, acknowledging their strengths and accomplishments within the St. Cloud community. This will be a full afternoon and evening of live music, games, activities, vendors, a grill off, health clinics and information, and so much more.

It’s fun for the whole family and everybody is welcome!


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Computer Basics Class



Twin Cities RISE diesel program

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Help online or on the phoneat no cost to you

Many employers are hiring right now as Minnesota recovers from the pandemic recession⁠—and they want to connect with people looking for work right away. CareerForce can help you prepare for and find good jobs now.

We can help you explore your options, showcase your skills with a solid resume and prepare for the interviewing process through live online workshops, live Job Club Online, recorded workshops and other offerings. Plus meet employers hiring now through Virtual Career Fairs and other virtual hiring events.

We can help you with individual career exploration and job search assistance over the phone, from reviewing your resume to talking through options for a potential change in careers to personalized assistance finding a job right now.

  • Creative Job SearchThe Job Interview May 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Please register now so you receive the link to join on time.) You've come to the moment in your job search when your hard work has paid off. You've received an interview. Take a moment to celebrate. Then start preparing. Here we cover all the things you'll want to do to make the best possible impression during your interview.
  • Career Search for Veterans: (Registration Date Coming Soon) (Please register now so you receive the link to join on time.) Meet weekly with other military veterans - get support, advice, referrals and more! Must be a Veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Interview Skills Workshop: May 24, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Approach your next interview with increased confidence. Learn how to answer challenging interview questions, gain frameworks to structure your response during the interview, and develop tools and techniques to prepare for and follow up after the interview.
  • Resume Writing Workshop: May 17, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Craft a resume that will get you noticed. Learn best practices for creating a resume that meets the specific requirements of a position, find out what type of resume may be best for you, and identify common mistakes to avoid.
  • Make Work For You!- Online: (Registration Date Coming Soon) Discover everything this website has to offer and get tips for navigating it. Various methods for filtering job postings by location and key words will be demonstrated. Learn how you can improve your profile on Minnesota's best online job bank.
  • New Leaf Online: May 17, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM This workshop provides tailored information for job seekers who have a criminal record and are looking for work. It will help justice involved individuals who are having a difficult time obtaining employment due to their criminal record.

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