Monthly Archives: November 2015

19 November 2015

One in Two Natives in Minnesota are Jobless

For Immediate Release Contact: Katie Fitzpatrick, Communications Manager 651.336.8813 (c) katief@aioic.org In September of 2015, a federal report was released examining the median household income for various racial groups in Minnesota. The report indicated that the median household income for African-Americans in Minnesota had contracted by nearly 3% from 2013 to 2014. The African-American community was   Read more…

Dream Catcher

1 in 2 American Indians Living in Minnesota are Jobless

In September of 2015, a federal report was released examining the median household income for various racial groups in Minnesota – essentially establishing an average baseline of how much money families are earning. The report indicated that the median household income for African-Americans in Minnesota had contracted – or shrunk – nearly 3% from 2013   Read more…

11 November 2015

Thank You to Our Grant Funders

American Indian OIC is grateful for the generous support of the following entities that support our work through grant funding. Their investment allows us to grow our programs and further our impact for our clients. First Nations Development Institute- Funds provided by First Nations will be used to expand American Indian OIC’s training and apprenticeship   Read more…

10 November 2015

Second Chance Pays off for Computer Support Student

Chris enrolled in college following his high school graduation, and – like many young people – perhaps did not value higher education as strongly as he should have. Within a few months of starting his college program, he dropped out. For the next decade Chris struggled to find his way. He bounced from job to   Read more…

6 November 2015

Now Enrolling for Winter Quarter

Enrollment Period Extended through December 31 American Indian OIC’s accredited career training school, the Takoda Institute of Higher Education, is now enrolling for its Winter Quarter. The Takoda Institute offers accredited training in the fields of business, healthcare, and information technology. Takoda graduates are prepared to work as administrative professionals, human services technicians, health information   Read more…