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Speeches from Second Chance Day

Speeches from Second Chance Day

“I’m a felon.” This declaration was made more than once as Second Chance Day on the Hill speakers introduced themselves at the podium. It was a simple…
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The 2016 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway! Get our first update and sign up for more.

The 2016 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway! Get our first update and sign up for more.

By Deanna Smiley Gulliford, Director of Public AffairsGet the first update of the 2016 session.
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2015 legislative review: Goodwill-Easter Seals makes progress at the legislature; opportunities remain for 2016

2015 legislative review: Goodwill-Easter Seals makes progress at the legislature; opportunities remain for 2016

By Deanna Smiley Gulliford, Director of Public Affairs For workforce advocates, the 2015 legislative session brought high hopes. A $2 billion surplus…
Advocacy    Community    Public Policy    Workforce Development    Advocacy    Community    Public Policy    Workforce Development
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2015 legislative session in review – unfinished business

2015 legislative session in review – unfinished business

By Deanna Smiley Gulliford, Director of Community AffairsThe regular legislative session wrapped up two weeks ago but a special session is looming…
Advocacy    Community    Events    Workforce Development
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