HIRE Minnesota: Stadium Authority Commits to Hiring Goals

Earlier this month the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, the governing body for the new Vikings Stadium, announced that it will follow state guidelines by committing to hire 32 percent people of color and 6 percent women for the stadium’s construction. It has also chosen Mortenson Construction to build the Vikings Stadium and meet the requirements of the MSFA’s Stadium Equity Plan. With the help of coalition members and others, HIRE Minnesota will ensure that people of color and women get a fair share of the stadium jobs. Join us!

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In an article by the Twin Cities Daily Planet, President and CEO of Summit Academy OIC and HIRE Minnesota founder Louis King, discusses how Summit’s workforce program is preparing people of color to step into jobs that construction projects like the Vikings Stadium has to offer.

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