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Minnesota Workforce Center On-Site Hiring Event

When: Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 10AM to Noon
Where: Minnesota WorkForce Center Burnsville, 2800 County Road 42 West, Burnsville, MN 55337

Several companies are coming to recruit and hire in the Resource Room of the Burnsville WorkForce Center. They will be recruiting for a variety of positions. Come prepared to speak with company representatives about their current employment information. WorkForce Center phone number: 952-703-3100.

Download a flyer on this event (PDF)

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Minnesota State Fair

Commissioner Lindsey at Minnesota State Council on Disability booth

Commissioner Lindsey at MSCOD booth:

Friday, August 28, 11 AM - 1 PM
State Fair is August 27 through Sept. 7
Where: MSCOD booth is in Education Building, Lot 2

Meet Commissioner Lindsey and pick up a MDHR "No Discrimination" button and a copy of MDHR's new, updated brochure on Your Rights under the Human Rights Act.

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A Peace of My Mind exhibit and event

Event: Tuesday, September 22, 6:30 PM
Exhibit: September 15 through October 5
Where: Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington, MN 55431

In honor of the International Day of Peace, the Bloomington Human Rights Commission is sponsoring the multimedia art project, “A Peace of My Mind,” created by Bloomington resident John Noltner. The exhibit features 52 portraits that are accompanied by compelling personal stories of Minnesotans who were asked, “What does peace mean to you?” Noltner will share stories and lessons learned from interviews he conducted around the country on the topic of peace, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 7 PM. A reception before the program begins at 6:30 PM.

Admission: Exhibit and event are free.

For more information and event registration:
952-563-4944 TTY 952-563-4933

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The ADA at 25: Moving Minnesota Forward

When: Wednesday, October 28
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55403

The Minnesota State Council on Disability will host an ADA Celebration/Training Conference at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The conference will focus on transition students, technology, advocacy, and community living, and include a career fair for people with disabilities. A noon-hour keynote program will be broadcast live statewide on Twin Cities Public Television (tpt). Additional details are being finalized and will be announced soon.

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