Downtown Minneapolis Job Fair will feature up to 60 hiring employers

News: Downtown Minneapolis Job Fair will feature up to 60 hiring employers

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Contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Downtown Minneapolis Job Fair will feature up to 60 hiring employers

Residents can network with hiring employers and connect with community resources at next week’s Downtown Minneapolis Job Fair.

Event details

  • Wednesday, April 19, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Minneapolis Convention Center, room 200
  • 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis

The job fair is free and open to the public. Veterans and dislocated workers are welcome.
Attendees are encouraged to wear appropriate business attire and bring resumes.

Participating employers

Employers are hiring for careers in:

  • Accounting
  • Assembly
  • Administrative support
  • Construction
  • Customer service
  • Health care
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Security
  • Transportation
  • Warehouse labor
  • And many more

Community resources

Resource agency staff will also provide information about:

  • Child care
  • Education
  • Family resources
  • Health care
  • Job search resources
  • Job training
  • Transportation
  • Filing taxes
  • And much more

Find out more

View more information about the job fair.
The Minneapolis Convention Center is served by several bus routes. To find the best one, visit metrotransit.org or call 612-373-3333.

Hennepin County, Minnesota WorkForce Centers, the City of Minneapolis, the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press are joint sponsors of this event.

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MPD Warrant List, 4-14-17

Hi. Here is the 4-14-17 warrant list for 3rd and 5th Precincts in Minneapolis, issued by Beth Clark, Paralegal with the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office.

At the time this list was compiled, the people on it were wanted by police and could be arrested on sight. If you see any of them, please call 911 immediately. Tell the operator that you know the location of a person who is on this warrant list. Be as specific as possible about the location.

If you personally know someone on this list, please encourage them to turn themselves in at a police precinct.

Since the last time a list was released these people were added, Mona St. John was added.

These people were removed from the list because they no longer had arrest warrants:
David Michael Buckney
Stacy Lee Johnson
Mark Lemieux

This list is public information so please post it and/or share with others who are interested.

Let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

John R. Baumann
Midtown Community Safety Center
Minneapolis Police Department
2949 Chicago Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-825-6138
john.baumann

Warrant List 4-14-17docx.pdf

Ward 6 April 2017 Newsletter

News from Council Member Warsame
6th Ward News from Council Member Abdi Warsame
Visit us at www.minneapolismn.gov/ward6

Contact WARD 6

350 S. 5th St., Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415

612.673.2206
Council Member Abdi Warsame: abdi.warsame
Abdi Salah – Senior Policy Aide abdi.salah

Leda Schuster – Policy Aide leda.schuster
More Ward 6 News:
April 2017 Newsletter

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Minneapolis, City of Lakes

Section 8 Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Passes

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Greetings,

For over a year, I have worked with my colleagues in amending the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination against Housing Choice Vouchers (also known as “Section 8”) as a form of income for tenants seeking housing in the City. This action will require section 8 voucher holders to receive the same consideration given to other prospective tenants, and eliminate the “No Section 8” warning that is unfortunately all too common in rental listings. I am proud to be co-author and I thank Council Members Elizabeth Glidden and Lisa Goodman for sponsoring this ordinance with me. I celebrate this victory knowing there is still a lot more work to do around affordable housing. I’m committed to make the case that affordable housing is needed throughout our communities and will work to create more opportunities in my capacity as a Council Member.

This ordinance is a measure intended to put voucher holders on equal footing with other people seeking housing options in Minneapolis and will take effect May 1, 2018. The City’s Civil Rights Department will oversee enforcement of the ordinance. Under the ordinance, landlords will only be obligated to consider renting to voucher holders. That means a landlord can’t refuse to rent, impose unique standards, or otherwise treat Housing Choice Voucher holders differently from tenants without vouchers. Landlords retain their ability to screen the voucher holders like other tenants using legal criteria. The ordinance also includes an undue hardship clause for landlords based on financial considerations, among other factors.

About 6% of the city’s rental units will be impacted by the ordinance. There are approximately 5,000 Housing Choice Voucher holders in Minneapolis and more than 1,700 families on the program’s waiting list. About 94 percent of Minneapolis voucher holders are people of color, 77 percent are women, 39 percent are people with disabilities and 53 percent are children.

The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) is also moving forward with enhancements to its inspections program and other improvements to make the program work better for families and landlords. In addition to the ordinance, the City Council directed City staff to work with the MPHA to develop a landlord incentive fund designed to eliminate barriers to acceptance of Housing Choice Voucher holders.

March has been a month of great accomplishments. I am looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish together in the months to come.

All the best,

Council Member Abdi Warsame

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