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Peace and her daughters

Finding their Way in America: Ten Years After Lifetrack

Peace and her husband Patrick Anigbou came to the U.S. in 2004 from Enugu, Nigeria and participated in Lifetrack's employment programs. Ten years later, Peace is back at Lifetrack to share her story and how it impacted her family.
Community Health Worker, Crystal Dancy

Community Health Worker Helps Tackle Mental Health, Nutrition, and Oral Health Concerns

Meet Crystal Dancy, the new Community Health Worker at Lifetrack. She received her Community Health Worker certification at Summit Academy in Minneapolis and then worked three and a half years for North Point Health and Wellness Center in the mental health department. We are excited to have her as a part of our team!
The Diaper Bank of Minnesota

Teaming Up for Healthy Babies

Lifetrack and the Diaper Bank of Minnesota have partnered to help more low-income families collect the diapers they need. The Diaper Bank of Minnesota is a volunteer-based organization that was founded in 2010 to help address diaper need—an problem that 1/3 of all Minnesota families face.
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.

Drawing up the Courage to Reach Her Goals

A young mom gets help landing her first job.