The mission of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is to eliminate barriers
to work and independence. Together, we prepare people for work.

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Sat.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.*

Sun.
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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*9 a.m. – 8 p.m. in Rochester


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Public policy news and events

Public policy news and events

U.S. Senators visited Goodwill-Easter Seals training facility 

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and U.S. Sen Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, celebrated the reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at our Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota auto and construction training center in St. Paul. The Aug. 11 visit allowed the senators to witness our successful and innovative partnerships with community and technical colleges.

Partners from Inver Hills Community College, Dakota County Technical College, St. Paul College, Dakota-Scott Workforce Investment Board, McGough Construction and the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development were all involved in the visit and spoke to the power of the Goodwill-Easter Seals career pathway model. Full story.

Come celebrate the new expungement law

Second Chance logo and adult and child hands imageGoodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is hosting the Second Chance Coalition’s celebration of a new expungement law!

Wednesday, Sept. 10
5 – 7 p.m.

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota
Main Office

553 Fairview Ave. N
St. Paul, MN  55104

Register here

The coalition meeting is open to the public and we encourage everyone to attend this free event. The evening will include an overview of the new law passed during the 2014 legislative session, a celebration of the legislators who helped make it happen, a preview of issues to be tackled during the 2015 legislative session, and of course, food!

 

 

Questions?

Deanna Smiley Gulliford
Director of Community Affairs
651-379-5940

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News & stories

Career navigation expands to DCTC
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is expanding our career navigation services to Dakota County Technical College. Students who attend DCTC's Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair program will receive individualized services through Goodwill-Easter Seals, along with transferrable credits in automotive mechanics and maintenance.

Meet John: A true survivor and our 2013 Participant of the Year
Tortured for his political beliefs, John fled Zimbabwe, leaving behind his wife, four children, a house and successful banking job. After graduating our Banking and Finance training course, he landed a job with Wells Fargo.

Career pathways celebrated, demonstrated
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and U.S. Sen Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, celebrated the reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at our Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota auto and construction training center in St. Paul.

Voter registration news you need to know
It's only August, but the election season is kicking into high gear! There are a few new changes to election law making it easier for Minnesotans to participate in the process and some key dates to keep in mind