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Join our equity journey today! An annual $5.1 billion wage disparity gap is the impact of under employing foreign born Minnesotans. Watch now to learn how we can work together so all Minnesotans can prosper.
Our heartfelt gratitude to Charles Dwamina, Miata Getaweh, Jude Nnadi, Georgette Gray and Jackson George Jr. for sharing your lived experiences!
Thank you Adam Foster Jacobs for designing and producing our videos.
Photos often speak louder than words. Follow Prosperity Ready as we work with our community to get a pilot program up and running!
Thank you Annie Warnke for the wonderful photos of our Friend Raiser.
Thank you Lt. Colonel Richardson (Lonneal Richardson Sr.) and Captain Vera (Bersabe Vera) of the The Salvation Army Northern Division for an informative and inspiring meeting! We look forward to keeping the conversation going. Thank you for meeting the needs of those less fortunate.
Thank you Liberty Diversified International and Camille Pearson Walz, LDI Corporate Philanthropy and Well Being, for your generous donation to Prosperity Ready. We are so grateful for your support.
How wonderful to be a recipient of LDI living their values of Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence! We are honored to have you be part of of our journey.
Prosperity Ready's mission is to develop ready now immigrant talent to solve our region's talent shortage crisis and help organizations reflect the communities they serve.
This is me doing a happy dance. Honored to be a finalist for OnConferences Top 50 Human Resources Professional Award! Peers determine award winners by voting on this amazing list of finalists. Use this link to vote today. Deadline for voting is July 26th. https://www.onconferences.com/votehr
Shout out to my former colleague Bob Selle who is also a finalist.
Thank you Georgette Gray, Executive Director of Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM), for a productive meeting. Our concept for a pilot focusing on career progression and skills of the future for Liberians with secondary education is evolving! Stay tuned!
Click on the pic to check out OLM's exciting 172nd Independence Day events!
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.