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November 23 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we're providing remote support for students through our Career & College Centers, planning virtual career events with community volunteers, preparing for next summer's high school and college internships, and ensuring that our work of hosting public events, administering MPS funds and other critical operations continues uninterrupted.

November 6 2020

Tom Holman, a long-time AchieveMpls champion and former board chair, was instrumental in the launch of the Achieve Career & College Centers and has provided outstanding leadership on our board of directors. 

November 4 2020

While many college juniors spent last summer working various odd jobs in retail or customer service, Tyreese Robinson was project managing the implementation of a new software system at Graco Inc., a long-time AchieveMpls partner and an employer for the Achieve College Internships program.

October 20 2020

Our new program connects college juniors with professional training, paid summer internships, mentors and industry networks that can help  launch their careers in the Twin Cities.

October 19 2020

As a human rights advocate, critical thinker and role model, Zaynab’s strong commitment to helping young people succeed reflects our vision that all students have full access to educational and career opportunities, resulting in a more equitable and vibrant community.