Promising Start-Ups: Local Workforce Development

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The unemployment rate for the black population in the Minneapolis metropolitan area is three times that of the white population This is one of the highest in the U.S. (Economic Policy Institute).
The unemployment rate for the black population in the Minneapolis metropolitan area is three times that of the white population This is one of the highest in the U.S. (Economic Policy Institute).

Start-ups can hold the potential to offer innovative or new solutions to existing problems in a field. Therefore, we asked our experts to recommend start-up nonprofits working in their cause. We were interested in organizations that have already had an impact or that have high potential to have an impact in the future. Often, these organizations are just a few years old. How did we get these recommendations?



Year Founded Nonprofit Name Mission
1 2008 The Karen Organization of Minnesota
The Karen Organization of Minnesota's ("KOM") mission is to enhance the quality of life for Karen and other refugees from Burma in Minnesota.



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