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August 23 2019

Mr. Fowke will be honored for his strong commitment to workforce development and his advocacy for the Step Up Youth Employment Program, the Itasca Project Career and College Readiness Task Force, the ConnextMSP talent network and other key initiatives that serve young people.

July 15 2019

The new CCCs at Central High School, Como Park Senior High, Humboldt High School and Creative Arts Secondary School will open September 3.

June 3 2019

Our Career & College Centers Manager Kevin Salkas traveled to Harvard University this month to present at the Harvard Strategic Data Project Annual Convening on lessons from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s To and Through Advising Challenge grants.

May 20 2019

Thanks to our generous partners at Cargill, KPMG, CenterPoint, North Memorial Hospital, Comcast and Hennepin Health for welcoming students to their worksites for hands-on activities, campus tours, career panels and opportunities to connect with employees.

May 16 2019

Administered by AchieveMpls in partnership with the John & Denise Graves Foundation and Educators 4 Excellence, MELA supports projects that impact student achievement and improve our school communities.