Resources on Engaging the Younger Generations

Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
DEED offers extensive information on the Minnesota labor market. Resources on Minnesota’s workforce include articles on trends, data resources, and a Minnesota labor shed analysis tool. Numerous other data sources are offered including, local employment dynamics and employment projections. A help line has been established for labor market information (LMI) data inquiries.
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(651)259-7114 or (800)657-3858
LMI Analyst HelpLine: (651)259-7384
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ICMA Next Generation Initiative
The Next Generation Initiative was developed to help local governments educate, attract, develop, and retain individuals of all ages. The initiative’s four strategies are: promote awareness of the employment possibilities in local government, help new employees land their first jobs in local government, engage local government professionals in ICMA early in their careers, and build the leadership pipeline. Various toolkits and resources are available.
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Minnesota Campus Compact
The mission of Minnesota Campus Compact is to leverage the collective assets of the state’s institutes of higher education through partnerships with Minnesota communities to expand civic engagement statewide. Information on campus-community partnerships is offered, as is research on a wide variety of topics. A recent report focused on workforce development and civic engagement.
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