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Families Together Therapeutic Preschool teacher, Kim Kokett

Bringing Hope All the Way to Sierra Leone, Africa

In 2016, Families Together Therapeutic Preschool teacher, Kim Kokett visited the Sierra Leone preschool to help build a preschool in the rural part of Sierra Leone Africa. She focused on training the local preschool teachers on early childhood education, childhood development, and a trauma-informed approach. Kim just came back from her second visit this past December and January.
Families Together School Year Report

Families Together School Year Report: Kids are Achieving their Goals!

The 2015-2016 School Year Report includes information on the types of services provided in the Families Together Preschool, the growing risk factors of its students, and the developmental achievements that the preschoolers made throughout the year.
March News Roundup

March News Roundup

Stay up-to-date with the latest news about issues that matter to you! Every month, we'll bring you articles connected to Lifetrack's work and mission.
Karenni Kay Htoe Boe Festival in Austin, MN (Photo Credit: Barbara Stone, 2016)

Study: From Burma to Minnesota, Refugees find a piece of the good life in Austin, MN

Refugees are buying houses, raising their kids and settling into a small, rural Minnesota community-- all with help from Lifetrack’s innovative employment model.
Kristin, Employment Services Participant

Livable wage jobs + financial skills = bright new futures. Just take a look at Kristin’s story!

Kristin came to Lifetack as a young mom, hoping to find a more stable and fruitful career. After completing a five-month construction training program, Kristin immediately found work building houses through a temporary contract with a home builder. Then, she was hired on with a local construction union. With the significant sudden wage increase, Lifetrack career counselors assisted Kristin with establishing a bank account, savings account, and guided her to a representative for the union’s retirement plan.