Nov. 24, 2015

Minnesota is leaving millions of uncapped federal dollars at the table to provide employment and training services to SNAP recipients. In early November, HIRE brought over 50 people to a Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership meeting to provide testimony to DEED Commissioner, Katie Clark Sieben, on the importance of receiving this money. Due to our advocacy and organizing around this meeting and our follow up afterwards, DEED (Department of Employment & Economic Development) and DHS (Department of Human Services) have committed to creating a plan and a timeline to make sure that Minnesota accesses these funds.