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Minneapolis Promise Zone-Research Analyst
President Obama created the Promise Zone initiative to address the challenges of deep and persistent poverty. The Minneapolis Promise Zone is an overarching Economic Development strategy, implemented through the lens of racial equity. The goal is to build capacity for the City and its partners to transform distressed communities in North Minneapolis by improving community health & safety; increasing employment; improving educational outcomes; and increasing access to safe, affordable housing.
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Member Duties : The Research Analyst will gather, organize and analyze information to better the efficiency of the Minneapolis Promise Zone both internally and externally. Internally, the research analyst will help to identify best practices that can assist the team to improve function. Externally, the analyst will focus on gathering information on new developments and best practices in the areas of economic development, employment, education, housing, and community health and safety. The Research Analyst will be to act as a partnership coordinator for the areas of housing equity and education equity. The Research Analyst will conduct information gathering on efforts happening specifically in North Minneapolis to create racial equity in the area of housing and education through the facilitation of partnership meetings and attendance at working group coalitions.
Program Benefits : Transportation Assistance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Health ,  Public Safety . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Minneapolis Promise Zone-Research Analyst

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2017  -   08/18/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/18/2017  To  06/15/2017 

Contact Julianne Leerssen
1007 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis   MN   55411
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73516