Register Now for CAfE Conference Nov. 5 in Minneapolis

CAfE Conference (Collaborative Action for Employment)
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
8:30am – 3:30pm
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Conference Overview
Our conference seeks to showcase projects from around the state that have partnered or collaborated with agencies to provide training or services to low income populations. We seek to encourage others to do the same by showcases successful projects both past and present.

Tentative Agenda

  • General Session Address
    • “Economic Recovery – A Community Effort”
      Byron Zuidema, Regional Administrator – DOL / ETA
  • Breakout Sessions
  1. FastTRAC for Low Wage, Low Skilled Adults – DEED
  2. Bridge to Benefits: Helping Families Improve Economic Stability by Enrolling in Public Programs – Children’s Defense Fund MN
  3. Summit Academy OIC – 100 Hard Hats (Low Income Worker Training)
  4. Supporting the Family – Food, Finance, & Community – U of M Extension Partnerships
  • Networking Lunch
  • General Session Closing
    • “Life After the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Stimulus”
      Tom Hanson, MN Commissioner of Finance – Minnesota Management & Budget

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Registration: $30

General Conference Questions
Contact Mary Jo Katras

Registration and Billing Questions
Contact Kyle Temme