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Janay, Lifetrack participant

Pathways to Success

In a strategic plan to reduce racial disparities in employment, the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development awarded Lifetrack funding to strengthen a career pathways program. This program helps individuals from diverse backgrounds gain skills training as Certified Nursing Assistants and offers employment support, like resume assistance, interview coaching and help with job placement.
Yvonne, Lifetrack participant

Paying it Forward

A single mom thrives in a counseling career. Her favorite part of the job is the opportunity to help others. But with her drive to help others, she found a stable avenue to support herself. “Things are coming together more as far as being financially stable. I was actually thinking, boy, in a year we can actually go on a family vacation, which would have never happened before,” said Yvonne.
Lifetrack's Partnership with HealthEast

An Incredible Collaboration

In March of 2016, HealthEast and Lifetrack decided to close the final chapter on their unique partnership, in order for both agencies to grow and evolve.
Families Together Bus

Families Together Gets a New Ride

Recently, a leader in the Twin Cities philanthropic community, Katherine B. Anderson Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation has contibuted $150,000 to Lifetrack's Campaign for Hope. These funds were used to purchase new busses for the Families Together Therapeutic Preschool Program and will also be used for playground and building upgrades.
Woman in wheelchair works at her desk

Myth-Busting about Employment for People with Disabilities

A large part of the reason for the employment disparity facing people with disabilities is lack of understanding among employers about what it truly means, in terms of cost and other “obstacles” to hire a person with a disability.