UROC | Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center
North Minneapolis Business Summit
Northside Assets: Overcoming Workforce Barriers
8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center
2001 Plymouth Avenue N, Minneapolis
The University of Minnesota's Northside Job Creation Team (NJCT) will host a first-ever business summit focused on the nuts and bolts of employee hiring and retention in North Minneapolis. The event will take place at UROC, 2001 Plymouth Avenue N., Minneapolis, Minn.
The summit will feature a panel of area employers who have overcome talent recruitment and retention barriers by working with members of the NJCT, a collaboration of more than 30 public, private, and nonprofit partners with a mission to create sustainable jobs in North Minneapolis. Guests will gain practical insights into proven solutions used in businesses of all sizes, across many local industries.
The event is hosted by the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center in partnership with the NJCT Workforce Task Force Co-chairs Nerita Hughes and Marie Larson.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.