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February 13, 2019
As a Twin Cities leader in affordable housing and career training, we know first-hand the impact a criminal background can have for decades to come. But it doesn't need to be this way.
January 23, 2019
When the time came to redesign PPL's website, we wanted to take advantage of the powerful opportunity to increase our digital equity.
December 6, 2018
PPL is honored to receive the City of Minneapolis Employment and Training & Minneapolis Workforce Development Board award for Outstanding Service to Minneapolis Youth for our Step Up program in 2018.
November 23, 2018
When an unhealthy relationship distracted Key from school, she fell behind until her graduation was in jeopardy; After leaving the juvenile justice system, David didn't feel accepted or supported, and his grades fell.
October 15, 2018
Being disabled on the street meant that Dana had a hard time managing appointments and medications, and an even harder time navigating complex systems needed to apply for social security and benefits.
July 16, 2018
As Director of Equity & Engagement, Nichole Salaam brings a collaborative approach to three PPL committees. Championing the shared goal of creating equitable communities, she connects the committees' work for the greatest impact.
June 5, 2018
Amanda Herbst directs PPL's efforts to track and interpret its program outcomes. As Director of Impact, Grants & Evaluation, she helps PPL utilize a data-driven approach to achieve superior outcomes.
May 27, 2018
It was the summer before she entered ninth grade. “There was a house near us where everyone always did meth. One day I tried it, and that was it. I was hooked.”
April 25, 2018
Do you envision a Minneapolis – St. Paul Metro where everybody thrives? Join us. Let’s build ladders for low-income individuals and families to transformative affordable housing and employment readiness services.