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Community Peace Builders Initiative Starts in Minnesota
Nonviolent Peaceforce, June 2022

In today’s hot job market, more employers are giving workers with criminal records a chance
90.5 WESA Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station, May 2022

$4.2 Million Awarded in Racial and Economic Justice Grants
Minneapolis Foundation, April 2022

Micro Grants Support Community Efforts to Promote Healing, Connection
Minneapolis Foundation, April 2022

DEED Announces Recipients of Targeted Community Capital Project Grants
MN Deed, March 2022

Minneapolis Police Chief Arradondo speaks to friendly crowd about hopes for future of department
Star Tribune, October 2021

Solar garden developed by local nonprofit is installed

South West Journal, December 2020

MTA Links Industry and Community Partners to Tackle the Driver Shortage

Trucking Minnesota, May 2019

A year in, Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center exceeds expectations for job placement
MinnPost, January 2018

As Labor Pool Shrinks, Prison Time is Less of a Hiring Hurdle
New York Times, January 2018

Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center Fairview Health Services Job Fair

Somali TV, July 2017

Solar panel student graduation

Somali TV, July 2017

Minnesota employers getting creative in the hunt for good workers in good economy
Star Tribune, May 2017

Highly anticipated opportunity center opens in Cedar Riverside

Mshale, March 2017

Years in the making, Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center opens for business

MinnPost, March 2017

Center aims to address unemployment in Cedar Riverside – and create a model for other neighborhoods

MinnPost, March 2017

What Happens to Your Old Mattress?

The Sleep Sherpa, January 2017

Unity Opportunity Collaborative To Announce How State Funds Will Be Used To Impact African-Americans

Insight News, October 2016

EMERGE 2016 Bush Innovation Prize Feature Story
Pollen Midwest, June 2016

North@Work employment collaboration targets black men in north Minneapolis

Star Tribune, February 2016