December 2018 – Takoda
Month: December 2018
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Cody Finds Success, Passion, and a Job

Cody Finds Success, Passion, and a Job

Success Story

Cody enrolled in Takoda Works’ BUILD program and gained the skills to a meaningful career. The BUILD program is an intensive work program to help Native youth build work and life skills. The first 7 weeks consisted of life skills training and work ethics. The participants were then placed into a 9-week internship in the community.   When Cody* was interviewed for the

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Takoda Prep Students Attend Q-Quest

Takoda Prep Students Attend Q-Quest

Two-Spirited youth and allies attend annual LGBTQ+ festival This winter, Takoda Prep students attended Q-Quest, MN School OUTreach Coalition’s 14 Annual Youth Festival. This youth-focused conference has become a popular choice for our self-identified Two-Spirited youth or allies. The event unites approximately 400 youth from the Metro and Greater MN area. This year’s workshops focused on topics that included self-love, healthy relationships,

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GED “Lunch and Learn” gives students a broader learning experience

GED “Lunch and Learn” gives students a broader learning experience

GED

GED develop useful soft skills as they discuss pressing topics with classmates In addition to regular class time and tutoring hours, Takoda GED offers a “Lunch and Learn” session three times a week where students form a talking circle and discuss topics regarding current events and curriculum.   This is a way to incorporate Native teaching practices

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Jason’s Story

Jason’s Story

Success Story

Jason found success at Takoda while taking advantage of the many resources available to him In a quick conversation with Takoda Institute graduate Jason, it’s clear how much ambition and perseverance he has to better his and his family’s life. Before enrolling at Takoda, Jason was a window cleaner for over 10 years and worked

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