November 2018 – Takoda
Month: November 2018
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December Career Fair

December Career Fair

Event

Meet over a dozen local employers at Takoda’s December Career Fair Friday, December 14th 12:00 PM–3:00 PM Connecting with local employers is as easy as walking in and introducing yourself. You’ll get a chance to stand out as more than just a piece of paper at this in-person hiring event. No registration necessary.   Located at

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Support Life-Changing Work at AIOIC

Support Life-Changing Work at AIOIC

Announcement

Greetings, my relatives! Each day I am reminded of the honor held within my work at the American Indian OIC and each day I am grateful for the opportunity to serve our community. It can become so easy to find one’s self ensnared in the negativity that seems to permeate our world – reinforced by

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Native Voters Meet Hennepin County Candidates

Native Voters Meet Hennepin County Candidates

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With support from the National Urban Indian Family Coalition, AIOIC helped bring together candidates and Native voters for a unique evening of discussion. Voter engagement has been a long-standing issue for the Native community, with Native voter suppression in North Dakota becoming a headline story. Previous candidates have spent little time listening to the concerns

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In the Face of Fear – Winter’s Story

In the Face of Fear – Winter’s Story

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Winter found stability, support, and hope after enrolling at Takoda Works Winter* is a single mother of two young children fighting hard to have a better life. She is a woman looking to do better, be better, have more. She is a recipient of welfare trying to become self-sufficient. Even while her circumstances remain difficult,

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GED Opens Up Countless Opportunities for Breanne

GED Opens Up Countless Opportunities for Breanne

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With the help from tutors at Takoda GED, Breanne attained her GED and a higher paying job with benefits. Breanne, a member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe, came to Takoda GED with the goal of a better life for her and her daughter. Prior to earning her GED, Breanne was in a cycle

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Daily Reading Challenge Improves Lexile Scores

Daily Reading Challenge Improves Lexile Scores

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Takoda Prep students start each day by taking time to read, showing an increase in their Lexile scores. For over two school years, students and faculty at Takoda Prep have taken part in a school-wide initiative called Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.). This program was initially put in place to boost students’ interest in reading,

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Graduation at Takoda Institute

Graduation at Takoda Institute

Takoda Institute

Takoda graduates shared their stories of resiliency during the Fall graduation ceremony Twice a year, graduates of Takoda Institute and Takoda GED are invited to attend a graduation ceremony to celebrate their incredible achievement. This is not your average graduation ceremony. In lieu of rambling speeches, musical arrangements, and long processionals, the focus is instead

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