Advancing Youth Development

Sundance Family Foundation is building pathways that connect young adults to career exploration, short-term training, job placement and middle-skills career opportunities.

The Problem We’re Solving

Youth in low income communities and communities of color experience unemployment

4X-6X

higher than the Minnesota statewide average unemployment rate.

EARN & LEARN

See how participating in the Earn & Learn program can help your organization and underserved youth in the Twin Cities.

NON-PROFITS

Connect Youth with Training Programs and Opportunities

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EMPLOYERS

Develop a Talented & Sustainable Workforce

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GOVERNMENT

Expand the Workforce and Create a More Inclusive Economy

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IMPACT STORIES


Brandon’s Earn & Learn Story

Brandon’s Earn & Learn Story

Brandon Linder is a 19-year-old heavy machinery operator with Meyer Contracting, Inc. Growing up in Luck, WI. Attending Softec helped provide Brandon with the training he needed to be placed in a career he loves with plenty of room to grow.

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LATEST NEWS


Community Colleges Are Key to Addressing Labor Shortage

Community Colleges Are Key to Addressing Labor Shortage

"As we emerge from a global pandemic, many are feeling optimistic about the economy. But the future is not smooth sailing quite yet. As shuttered industries are opening and people are returning to work, a labor shortage looms." -Excerpt from Star Tribune In a recent...

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