Employment Support Contracts with Community-Based Organizations

As part of the RISE program, Ramsey County has partnered with nearly 100 community-based organizations to provide employment support to workers impacted by COVID-19.

Note: Not all contracts are listed as those that have not been fully executed are excluded from the descriptions.

Learn, Earn and Lead

Partner with community youth (ages 14-19) employment providers to pivot programming that would fill existing service gaps for at-risk youth to ensure they are receiving critical opportunities this summer and fall despite COVID-19.

African American Leadership Forum

City Academy

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Genesys Works

High School for Recording Arts

JL Griffis

Keystone

Roots for the Home Team

Saint Paul Urban Tennis

Sanneh Foundation

Spark Y

Tree Trust

Urban Boatbuilders

Urban Roots

Generation Future

Provide services and training to youth (ages 16-19) in areas of workforce development, learning and life skills including: career exploration and pathways (learning kits, virtual coaching, etc.), understanding about labor market information to assist youth in making informed career decisions. Focus on areas of development such as leadership, digital literacy, financial literacy, etc.

Afro American Development Association

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Center for Hmong Arts & Talent

Change Inc.

CLUES

Construction Career Pathways

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Generation 2 Generation

Goodwill - Easter Seals

Isuroon

JK Movement

Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

New Vision Foundation

Oromo Community of Minnesota

Spark-Y

Street Therapy

The Anika Foundation

Young Adult Transitions

Provide summer or fall employment and career transition services in Ramsey County to young adults (ages 18-24, culturally specific) impacted by COVID-19 in areas such as work experience, mentorship. financial literacy, leadership, entrepreneurship, career exploration, etc.

Catalyst Music

Change Inc.

City Academy

Confederation of Somali Community

Face 2 Face

Fortune Relief and Youth Empowerment Organization

Generation 2 Generation

Hack the Gap

HIRED

J.L. Griffis

Project Empowerment Academy ADOS

Right Track- City of St Paul

Spark Y

Saint Paul College - Manufacturing

Saint Paul Police Department

Saint Paul Public Schools

Street Therapy

The Man Up Club

Urban Roots

YMCA

Community CARES Employment Services

Provide employment and career services targeting specific populations impacted by COVID-19 including justice involved, seniors, culturally specific, veterans and people with disabilities. Funding will be provided for the areas of curriculum, coaching, career tools, engagement, job placement and training referrals.

American Indian Family Center Contract

Center for Hmong Arts and Talent

Goodwill - Easter Seals

Hmong American Partnership

HIRED

International Institute of Minnesota

Jobs Foundation

MN Job Partners

Network Training Institute

Ujamaa Place

Virtualization of Training

Provide employment and career services targeting specific populations impacted by COVID-19 including justice involved, seniors, culturally specific, veterans and people with disabilities. Funding will be provided for the areas of curriculum, coaching, career tools, engagement, job placement and training referrals.

Genesys Works

Goodwill - Easter Seals

Hmong American Partnership

HIRED

International Institute of Minnesota

TranscendIT

Vietnamese Social Services

Community Innovation Inclusion Fund

Projects which promote and accelerate racial healing, equity and inclusion; and reduction of racial inequities and bias against racial and ethnic communities through developing and leveraging workforce and career readiness programming using inclusive tactics via new and advancing partnerships.

360 Impact

ARTS-U

African Economic Development Solutions

CLUES

Council for Black Male Success

Elpis

Isuroon

JL Griffis

Network for the Development of Children of African Descent

Restoration for All

Somali American Parent Association

Somali American Women Action Center

Southeast Asian Diaspora Project

The ANIKA Foundation

The Cultural Wellness Center

Transcend IT

Twin Cities R!SE

UpTurnships

Vietnamese Social Services

Future Today

The CARES Future Today Internship Program is for chamber, economic development, business incubator and accelerator organizations that will provide a cohort internship experience with their member businesses for recent graduates that are COVID-19 impacted and reside in Ramsey County.

Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

University Enterprise Labs