Aug. 1, 2016

HIRE Minnesota recently attended the ribbon cutting of the new US Bank Stadium. Louis King of Summit Academy OIC spoke on the importance of having a diverse workforce building and operating the stadium. The construction workforce was 36 percent people of color, exceeding its 32 percent goal and generating an estimated $41 million in wages

Mar. 26, 2016

HIRE has always known that our Workforce Projection Tool is a key tool for success in meeting workforce goals. We’ve seen this success in its usage on the Central Corridor LRT Project, the Saint’s Ballpark, MnDOT’s Franklin Ave Bridge Project, and of course, the Vikings Stadium. Due to the usage of the tool, all of

Jan. 1, 2016

As we welcome 2016, we want to remind ourselves of all that we can accomplish in a year. In 2015, we organized, agitated, and pushed for more practices that ensured people of color were a part of the many opportunities in this state to have a flourishing career. Due to our work, we continue to

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

Sep. 24, 2015

We haven’t forgotten about you! We’re still here and have been staying busy this summer. Here’s an update on what we’ve been up to: The Vikings Stadium is over 50 percent complete and continues to surpass its hiring goals for people of color. The stadium is trending at 37 percent, exceeding its 32 percent hiring