Affirmation Day!

Affirmation Day!

Affirmation Day is a day of celebration, as we, as a community affirm participants in making positive steps to create the life they desire for themselves.

Join with us a community to uplift one another in our personal journeys.

Lunch will be provided. This event is free, RSVP is required.

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Workshop Wednesday~ Emotional Intelligence for the Job Seeker
1:00pm 1:00pm

Workshop Wednesday~ Emotional Intelligence for the Job Seeker

A 2011 CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,600 U.S. hiring managers and human resources professionals revealed:

71 percent valued emotional intelligence in an employee over IQ.

75 percent said they were more likely to promote a high E.I. worker.

59 percent claimed they would not hire someone with a high IQ if they had low E.I.

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Twin Cities R!SE Job Fair

Twin Cities R!SE Job Fair

Twin Cities R!SE Job Fair

·         12-1 pm – HR panel in Conference room 1 answering questions regarding applications, resumes, interviews, and the overall hiring process. 

·         1pm – 3pm – Job fair in Room 1

·         Open lab – 9 am to 3 pm


Pre-Job Fair Workshops:

·         Resume Workshop:  October 26 from 1-3 pm at Twin Cities R!SE Minneapolis

·         Planning for Job Fair Success:  Tuesday November 8 from 1-3 pm at Twin Cities R!SE Minneapolis

·         Resume / Application lab:  Wednesday November 9 from 1-4pm at Twin Cities R!SE Minneapolis

·         Open lab for Applications, resume generation, and company research – November 10 from 9 am to 3 pm





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Metro Transit Light Rail Technician Open House

  • METRO Transit Green Line Operations & Maintenance Facility (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

METRO Green Line Operations      & Maintenance Facility
340 Broadway Street, St. Paul

•    Learn about a career as a Metro Transit Light Rail Technician
•    Apply onsite for the training program
•    Tour the Light Rail Operations & Maintenance Facility
•    Refreshments provided

Questions & Additional Information Phone: 612-338-0295 (Twin Cities R!SE) Email:

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Rise To The Occasion 2016 Gala
6:00pm 6:00pm

Rise To The Occasion 2016 Gala

For 20 years, Twin Cities R!SE has provided work skills and personal development training for Minnesotans living in generational poverty. We transform lives through living wage jobs, helping eliminate the cycle of poverty. Our 6th annual Gala will be an evening of inspiring stories and great entertainment to raise critically needed funds for an important cause.


Muse Event Center
107 3rd Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401


Friday, October 7, 2016 | 6:30 PM | VIP Reception 6-7 PM


Gather together for a special evening in the fall to eat, drink, mingle and reflect on over 20 years of lives being changed and transformed through the work of Twin Cities R!SE. Hear from past participants and their families share their personal transformation and tell how our communities have changed for the better because of the work of Twin Cities R!SE. 

Event Emcee and Twin Cities R!SE President and CEO, Tom Streitz will narrate the evening as guests enjoy dinner and hand-selected wines. VIP guests will kick off the evening with a private pre-reception party featuring gourmet hors d’oeuvres and an exclusive wine flight experience. 


Purchase a VIP table or individual tickets for the event here.
For questions, please contact Jessica Smith-Schuh at 612-279-5866 or

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Summer Affirmation Day

Summer Affirmation Day

Affirmation Day is a day to celebrate your journey and your path to success. 

Please join us on Thursday, July 28th from 12-2 pm. Friends and Family are welcome!

Lunch will be provided. 

Heritage Park Senior Center
1015 4th Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN  55405

Sponsored by Sunrise Banks

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Stakeholder's Luncheon

Stakeholder's Luncheon

Please join us on May18 and see how together, we are empowering our communities and transforming lives.

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Networking & Check In
12 -1 p.m. Lunch & Program


This event is free, but registration is required.

Questions or to RSVP, contact Gina Villarreal at 612.279.5828

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2:00pm 2:00pm

Workshop Wednesdays! ~Job Search: From Apply Online to You're Hired!

This workshop includes skills around developing an effective job search strategy.

  • Resume and cover letter overview
  • Job search engines and posting sites.
  • Also included in this workshop is the complete hiring process broken down and defined from the job application to accepting the hiring offer.
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