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The Ron and Don Show: Black MN Jobs, Training, Trauma - The Fairy Tale

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Join the team of Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen as they bring you the latest in news and information locally, nationally and internationally on The Ron and Don Show. 

The University of Minnesota’s Northside Job Creation Team set a clear goal: Bring 1,000 economically sound living-wage jobs to North Minneapolis by 2019.

The NJCT is a part of the University’s Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center. The program was sparked during a 2010 North Minneapolis job summit, aiming to reverse the economic disparities facing one of the most marginalized regions of the city. In 2013, NJCT set out to create 1,000 jobs in conjunction with numerous local partners, including the city of Minneapolis.

This year, NJCT leadership say they’ve met their goal — although some jobs have moved and some employees have been laid off. More than 1,200 jobs are expected to have been created in North Minneapolis through the program from 2012 to 2020 (Read more here: https://www.mndaily.com/article/2019/07/n-university-initiative-creates-jobs-in-north-minneapolis

This and much, much more Saturday Morning (8/3/19) at 9:30AM. Phone lines will be open at (347) 426-3904. 



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