VISION: ALL ADULTS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKFORCE AND ADVANCE TOWARD FAMILY-SUSTAINING WAGES
Securing and maintaining a job that pays a sustainable wage are essential to building pathways toward prosperity. Because of your generosity, we’re working to create seamless pathways for individuals into high-demand career fields that promote long-term prosperity.
- By 2024, Minnesota is projected to have 400,000 unfilled jobs – 63 percent of which will require some post-secondary education.8
- Out of the 100 largest cities in the country, the Minneapolis and St. Paul region ranks 88th on economic inclusion and 92nd on racial inclusion.9
- Educational disparities for youth translate into income disparities for adults, disparately affecting people of color who earn $31,800 less per year than their white neighbors.10