AchieveMpls

    Our vision is that all young people have full access to educational and career opportunities, resulting in a more equitable and vibrant Minneapolis.

    OUR MISSION

    As the strategic non-profit partner of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), we rally community support to inspire and equip Minneapolis young people for careers, college and life.

     

    KEY SERVICES PROVIDED

    The Twin Cities has one of the country’s largest education and employment opportunity gaps, and by 2020, 74 percent of all jobs will require post-secondary education. Our vision is that all young people have full access to educational and career opportunities, resulting in a more equitable and vibrant Minneapolis.

    • Career & College Centers: Based in 11 MPS high schools, we offer one-on-one career and college planning resources and guidance, and help students access high-demand, high-wage jobs.
       
    • STEP-UP Achieve: As part of the City of Minneapolis STEP-UP program, we provide work readiness training and paid internships for 750 youth each year with 150 top Twin Cities employers.
       
    • Volunteer programs: We connect stu- dents with 800 adult Graduation Coach- es and career exploration volunteers to help them stay on track and explore their best post-graduation options. • MPS Funds: We secure major philan- thropic support for district priorities, manage school funds, and administer scholarships and mini-grants for MPS students and staff.

     

    LEADERSHIP

    President & CEO: Danielle Grant

    Board of Directors:

    Chair: Tom Holman

    Vice Chair: Hilary Marden-Resnik

    Treasurer: Miles Swammi

    Martin Abrams Kristina Carlson, Scott Cummings, Martha Holton Dimick, Rebecca Gagnon, Art Gardner, Jr., Ed Graff, Nick Hara, Betsy Hodges, Anil Hurkadli, Velma Korbel, Steven Liss, Jennifer Melin Miller, Mark Murphy, Abdul Omari, Bradley Pederson, Rich Renikoff, Dara Rudick, Jeff Savage, Christopher T. Shaheen, John Stanoch, Elizabeth Stevens, Danielle St. Germain- Gordon, Reuben Thompson- Amarteifio, Marie Uhrich, Mat Watson

     

    JOIN US

    • 15th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on October 26 at Minneapolis Event Centers
       
    • Hire a STEP-UP Achieve high school intern at your business or organization
       
    • Volunteer for Graduation Coaches, career exploration events, mock interviews
       
    • Donate to support Minneapolis students

    More opportunities at achievempls.org

     

    Give Twin Cities Challenge: crowdrise.com/achieve-minneapolis

     

    ACHIEVEMPLS

    111 3RD AVE. S. #5 MPLS, MN 55401
    612-455-1530
    ACHIEVEMPLS.COM

     

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