Photos often speak louder than words.
Follow Prosperity Ready as we venture out into our community to get a pilot program up and running!
MCN June 2019
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Leadership Conference 2019
Thank you Minnesota Council of Nonprofits for a great day of leadership development! Both the content and networking were outstanding. Learned a great deal that will help Prosperity Ready grow!
A special thanks for the scholarship that made my attendance possible. Thank You Bush Foundation, Clifton Larson Allen, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of St. Thomas Executive Education , and @Deluxe Corporation Foundation for your generosity.
June 6th 2019 Meetings
Thank you Jackson George, Jr. Honorary Consul General for the Liberian Consulate Minnesota and Georgette Gray, Executive Director of Organization of Liberians in MN for great meetings last Thursday, June 6th! Prosperity Ready was delighted to catch with Robert Jacobs, one of our amazing volunteers. So exciting to be out in the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park communities!
Books for Africa Luncheon
May 30, 2019
Thank you Charles Dwamina, CEO of Voices Magazine for hosting Lisa Perez and Anthony Perez at the Books For Africa luncheon. Prosperity Ready enjoyed meeting founder Thomas E. Warth, the Honorable Jackson K. George, Jr. Honorary Consul General for the Liberian Consulate of Minnesota and Georgette Gray. We even got to chat with Keith Ellison!
Congratulations to Samuel Farrand, M.A.
So proud of Samuel Farrand, M.A. and honored to be part of his journey! Congratulations on earning your masters! Prosperity Ready is blessed to have your talent and thought leadership helping us grow!
May 2019 meeting with Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota
Thank you Sheila Olson, Becky Brink and Kristen Hoyles of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota for an inspiring and informative tour this morning! Anthony Perez and I learned a great deal that will help Prosperity Ready grow.
Human Resources Executive Forum final event for this 2019 season
Thank you Human Resources Executive Forum the opportunity to speak with Anne Sample, Sarah Waite and Chris Dardis at the final event for this season! Prosperity Ready met some great new connections.
Meeting with Charles Dwamina of Voices Magazine
Lisa met with Charles Dwamina of Voices Magazine in January to learn about his organization and discuss some potential collaboration opportunities.
Meeting with Liberty Diversified International
Ann, Camille, and Cheryl from Liberty Diversified International met with Lisa and Annie to discuss some exciting potential partnerships. Thank you Annie, UST intern, for attending and documenting our productive meeting!
Prosperity Ready Video Shoot
We are in the process of shooting a video that will highlight stories of successful immigrants and the traits that they bring to their workplace. Camila and Robert Jacobs, professional videographer, prepare for our first shoot here! Camila came to the U.S. when she was seven years old from Uruguay and did not speak English. She jumped right into school and learned English with the help of ESL classes. She has worked hard to become a US citizen, has a beautiful family and a professional position with a Fortune 500 company. We look forward to sharing her full story soon!
Meeting with Lorri Anderson of LogicPD
Thank you Lorri Anderson, head of human resources for Logic PD, for a great networking meeting about our work at Prosperity Ready!
Meeting with Peggy Bernhardt-Kadlec
Thank you Peggy Bernhardt-Kadlec for a great overview of Goodwill - Easter Seals Minnesota! Looking forward to exploring potential collaboration with an organization who does so much for our communities.
December 2018 Volunteer Team Meeting
In December, we gathered our power house group together to discuss a Prosperity Ready status update, hear a presentation from Emily Porter on The Power of Storytelling and then working together to develop a plan to tell the story of Prosperity Ready. Pictured here is Maureen Wheaton and Sam Farrand. Thank you all for attending!