10 September 2018

Hiring – Opportunity Navigator

The American Indian OIC is seeking an Opportunity Navigator to work on the Takoda GED team. The Opportunity Navigator position is a part of the Minnesota Opportunity Corps. Overview: Minnesota Opportunity Corps members serve one year making a difference in the lives of individuals with multiple barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency. As an Opportunity   Read more…

6 September 2018

AIOIC President Named Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow

Congratulations to the American Indian OIC’s President & CEO, Joe Hobot, Ed.D. who has been named one of the Aspen Institute’s Ascend Fellows for the class of 2018-19. This prestigious opportunity has been awarded to 21 visionary and entrepreneurial leaders across the United States with bold ideas that can move the needle on health and well-being and   Read more…

16 May 2018

Takoda Prep visits Washington DC

On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, three students and two faculty members from Takoda Prep experienced the field trip of a lifetime. Along with a chartered plane of over 200 young people and chaperones from Minnesota, the five traveled to Washington D.C. for a visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). This impactful trip   Read more…

13 March 2018

Winter Events Recap

As we move into the spring, AIOIC is reflecting on the abundance of community gatherings it has had the honor of hosting. As a student at AIOIC’s Takoda Institute, there is never a shortage of opportunities to engage and meet employers, community leaders, and fellow students. Take a look at just a few of the   Read more…

16 January 2018

The Full Version of Dr. Hobot’s “Resurgence” Report is Now Available

Read the full version of Resurgence or access the executive summary. Resurgence: Restructuring Urban American Indian Education is published in both an executive summary and book format. Resurgence highlights seven incredible alternative, “indigenized” schools within six different urban locations, the findings of which point to a new path forward not only for urban American Indian Education, but for   Read more…

19 December 2017

Takoda Prep at JAG Film Festival

“Film Festival showcases Takoda Prep community and gives students opportunity to network with local professionals from the community  Networking is an important formula – a little bit of charisma, an open mind, some practice, and just a bit of luck. This tool is a crucial one in the professional world, and it is one that can usher in a   Read more…

16 November 2017

AIOIC President Publishes National Paper

                                                                 AMERICAN INDIAN OIC FEATURED IN  NATIONAL REPORT ON CLOSING THE URBAN INDIAN ACHIEVEMENT GAP Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 16., 2017– President & CEO of the   Read more…

13 November 2017

Dream Big Event

November 29th, 2017 11:30 AM -3:30 PM 1845 East Franklin Ave, 55404 Join the American Indian OIC and the State of Minnesota for an afternoon of career exploration and cultural engagement. This event will function as a multifaceted community gathering with business owners and state employees facilitating a Q & A panel, and AIOIC Pres.   Read more…

21 August 2017

Summer School at Takoda Prep

Summer school has wrapped up at the high school, and another year of valuable additional learning time is in the books. Over the course of three weeks, 11 students from various grades earned additional credit in science, social studies, health, and physical education. The guiding questions behind this project based learning experience was inspired and   Read more…