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 By Hamse Warfa    Jobs    September 9, 2020

Finding New Ways to Connect with Job Seekers

As the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) continues to highlight Workforce Development Month and celebrate our staff and partners who are committed to helping career seekers find employment, we want to take a moment to recognize just how much our job seeker services have changed in the past six months. Prior to COVID-19, most of DEED’s work with job...

 
 By Hamse Warfa    Business    June 15, 2020

Visiting small businesses affected by recent unrest

Many of the shops, restaurants and other small businesses damaged and destroyed during recent unrest are Black-owned, Immigrant-owned or both. As an entrepreneur who identifies as Black and immigrant myself, I know that it takes ten times more work to launch a business. I know the challenges of living in Minnesota, where "nice" doesn't always extend to people who look like me....

 

Higher Education Career Advisor Project Grants

I’m honored to announce that 10 organizations have received grants under the Higher Education Career Advisor Project (HECAP) for a total of $237,500. The organizations receiving grants will provide career exploration, career counseling, job search assistance, college information, current labor market information, and other resources to youth and families. All proposals were...

 

DEED Awards $1.3 Million to East African Community Economic Development and Workforce Programs

DEED has awarded a $1.3 million funding appropriation for East African Community Economic Development and Workforce programs to provide Minnesota’s young East African community members with workforce development training opportunities during the 2020-2021 state fiscal year. We know Minnesota’s East African community contributes to Minnesota’s economic vitality. These...

 

Ten New Grants Boost Nontraditional Careers for Women

I am pleased to announce that DEED has awarded 10 grants totaling $1,425,000 under the Women’s Economic Security Act (WESA) Competitive Grants program. DEED received about $3.6 million in funding requests, and only $1,425,000 was available for grant awards in the SFY2020-21 funding cycle. This funding supports programs statewide that serve women from eligible populations in...

 

DEED Grants Aim to Reduce Southeast Asian Economic Disparities

I am pleased to announce that DEED has awarded eight grants totaling $1.9 million under the Southeast Asian Economic Disparities Relief Competitive Grant program. This grant program funds organizations that provide services that relieve economic disparities to individuals 18 years and older from Southeast Asian communities through workforce recruitment and development, job crea...

 

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