Finding a niche in a time of transition

August 27, 2018 By Ben Kopnick, Program Coordinator, Transitions and Evaluations When I evaluate transition students at job sites I am constantly reminded how one size does not fit all – and how great that is. Employers often look for

Helpful tips for attending the State Fair

August 14, 2018 From sampling warm chocolate chip cookies piled high in a bucket to checking out the sights, sounds and smells of farm animals of all shapes and sizes, going to the Minnesota State Fair is a favorite activity

Meet Jack

July 30, 2018 By Grace Brennan, Donor Relations & Events Manager Jack Campbell’s giant smile and cheerful attitude light up any room he walks into. His positive demeanor is no doubt a part of his employment success. Jack started as

Looking ahead to Service Design

July 16, 2018 By Armando Camacho, President & CEO Employment innovations – we have a number of new initiatives underway relating to our Service Design efforts and moving people to competitive, integrated employment. At our Penn Station location in Bloomington,

What independence means to me

July 2, 2018 By Tiana Daun, Digital Strategy & Communications Specialist Each day, Opportunity Partners helps advance the quality of life for 2,000 people with disabilities. We are constantly working toward living and working more independently in our communities. In

Celebrating success, thanks to you

June 18, 2018 By Armando Camacho, President & CEO Seeing people experience success is one of my greatest joys. I recently spoke with Sharon Hoffman, whose son Todd, 48, found a job last year at McDonald’s with our help. In

Session ends with disappointment

June 4, 2018 By Best Life Alliance As you have likely heard, Governor Mark Dayton vetoed the Omnibus Supplemental Spending Bill, which included money to temporarily stop the 7% cut to disability services. First and foremost, while this is a

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