October 2018 – Takoda
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No-Cost, Accredited Training for Everyone

No-Cost, Accredited Training for Everyone

Takoda Institute

Providing career pathways and bridging the labor shortage After a successful rebranding process, Takoda—American Indian OIC’s employment training subdivision—is proud to offer no-cost career training programs for all. The Takoda brand, originally created for the organization’s accredited post-secondary school, was expanded to include the GED/Adult Basic Education program and employment services. This was done to

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Distance Learning at Takoda GED

Distance Learning at Takoda GED

Announcement

Takoda GED provides distance learning to extend the teaching and tutoring that take place in our classroom.  “Distance learning” simply means leveraging technology to help students continue their formal education when they are not in the same physical location as their teachers.  This option is ideal for adults who must balance employment, family, transportation, and

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Fresh Start for a Single Mother

Fresh Start for a Single Mother

Success Story

Pam* is a single mother who started at Takoda in early 2018. She had been homeless with her young son for the past three years. During this time, Pam jumped from shelter to shelter and was desperate to find a shelter that would offer some longevity, stability and one where she could stay with her

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Outdoor Classroom Brings New Learning Opportunity

Outdoor Classroom Brings New Learning Opportunity

Announcement

Each Summer, Takoda Prep holds summer school for its students to provide them with a safe place to come each day and continue their education beyond the 9-month school year. Summer school at Takoda Prep began on June 18th and culminated with a community event on July 27th to honor our students and their hard

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To an Encampment, Our People Have Come Home

To an Encampment, Our People Have Come Home

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There is an encampment in Minneapolis populated by indigenous people – and it is growing. People who have gathered there are the displaced, the unemployed, the addicted, the battered, and the sexually exploited. They have come home. They have come home to the community that they are now counting on for help, and they have

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