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  • IT-Ready Alumni Come Back to Celebrate their Success

    ITReadyCelebration More than 100 IT-Ready alumni, current students, employers and partners came out to celebrate the success of the career program in the Twin Cities.
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  • Finding New Tech Workers through New Pipelines

    HighSchoolRedesign During the Tech Cities 2016 Conference at the University of Minnesota last month, attendees learned about how to build their own tech worker pipelines. With unemployment still low, especially in the tech workforce, employers need to think outside the box to find new and qualified employees.
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  • Building the IT Worker Pipeline in the Twin Cities

    UnemploymentPressure From an employer’s perspective, it’s a tight job market, especially in the Twin Cities. The TechHire Initiative is working to expand tech worker pipelines.
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  • An Excuse To Succeed

    CedarRiversideGroup At last week’s IT-Ready graduation in Minneapolis’ Cedar Riverside neighborhood, Erick Garcia Luna, senior policy aide for Minneapolis Mayor, Betsy Hodges, remarked, “These students are fundamental to the success and prosperity of Minneapolis and the region. They are proof that if we work hard and think innovatively, we can meet the workforce needs.”
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  • Make Changes, One Individual at a Time

    EmployerBreakfast Our IT-Ready program celebrated success with nearly 50 employers at a breakfast in Minneapolis. Mayor Hodges’ policy aide, Erick Garcia Luna, commented on how IT-Ready and the city are making changes, one individual at a time.
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  • Forging greater access to tech careers in Minnesota

    SueWallace As executive director of Minnesota for the Creating IT Futures Foundation, Sue Wallace works with local employers and community leaders to foster information technology training for diverse populations.
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  • Graduating Class Has High Hopes for Career Advancement.

    At this month’s IT-Ready graduation in Minneapolis, Vicki Greene, vice president of operations management at GED Testing Service, remarked, “I was not looking for someone who just wanted to get by. I wanted someone to look at this opportunity as a stepping-stone to his or her IT career. I wanted someone who had high hopes for career advancement. I found that at IT-Ready.”
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Creating IT Futures

A 501(c)(3) charity was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the Information Technology Industry Trade Association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.

Mission

We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.

Contact

Creating IT Futures
c/o CompTIA
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone: (630) 678-8300
Email: info@creatingitfutures.org