EMERGE Minnesota

Preparing participants by providing tools to develop hard and soft skills, reach career goals, and obtain proper certifications and licenses. Access Career Training
Connecting participants to employers, one-on-one coaching to address individual needs and goals, and preparing people for today’s job market. Access Employment Services
Working to provide families with basic needs while assisting parents in becoming financially stable through work. View MFIP
Aiding youth in developing transferable skills, custom career goals, and preparing youth for the workforce with paid internships. Access Youth Services
Why EMERGE?

Why EMERGE?

A full continuum of personalized service

EMERGE is an organization with deep roots in North Minneapolis and Cedar-Riverside, and specialized experience in providing innovative support for people overcoming barriers to employment such as overcoming a criminal background, new Americans facing language barriers, single parents struggling with poverty cycles, and participants who seek to earn higher wages. We craft every service and program to meet individual needs because we prioritize your needs, collaboration, and personal connections.

2021 Impact

EMERGE is a BIPOC-led and BIPOC-serving workforce development agency. In 2021, we successfully supported thousands of people in building careers and engaging with our community along pathways to brighter futures.

4014 People attended our community events
1606 Participants served with at least one service
475 Participants placed in a job, including interns and trainees
$ 16.41 Average starting wage of a participant
ENTERPRISE

Success Story

Blog

Blog Visit Furnish Office & Home during Art-a-Whirl! Every year in May, the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) hosts an amazing, free event called Art-A-Whirl, the largest…

Our staff is eager to help participants achieve their full potential. Read the latest blog posts to learn more.

Blog In-Person Services & Expanded Building Hours EMERGE is very excited to announce that we will be resuming in-person services beginning Monday April 4th at our EMERGE…
Blog Ryan’s Story: A New Job, A Second Chance Ryan first heard about EMERGE through his halfway house. He was on work release – which means he was…