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Minnesota business leaders honor Northside Achievement Zone for closing student achievement gaps

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) will present its 2015 Minnesota’s Future Award tonight to the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) for its success in helping to close student achievement gaps in North Minneapolis. NAZ is a community-wide partnership involving more than 30 organizations and 10 schools in north Minneapolis Continue Reading...

Minnesota’s business leaders know Donald Trump’s immigration plan is bad policy

In a September 2 commentary in the Star Tribune, Minnesota Business Partnership Executive Director Charlie Weaver makes the case against presidential candidate Donald Trump’s controversial immigration plan. Excerpt: “Studies have shown that temporary foreign workers, both skilled and less-skilled, actually boost employment for American workers. An analysis by the American Continue Reading...

Minnesota businesses recognized for “doing well by doing good”

Fortune recently released its first-ever “Change the World” list, recognizing companies that are “doing well by doing good.” The list is intended “to shine a spotlight on instances where companies are doing good as part of their profit-making strategy, and to shed new light on the power of capitalism to improve Continue Reading...

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