About Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center
The Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center is a one-stop shop for educational and workforce resources and a pipeline to good jobs for people of all ages through the committed presence of public and private sector employers. Hennepin County, partnering with EMERGE, the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Community Technical College (MCTC) will focus efforts on employment/jobs (structured career pathways and training opportunities), skill building and credentials and certification. The ultimate goal of the Opportunity Center is the reduction of unemployment and to increase higher educational attainment and enrollment within the Cedar Riverside neighborhood.
Transform Cedar Riverside into a thriving economic community by connecting youth and community to quality education and employment.
Provide access to employment and training opportunities for Cedar Riverside residents by bringing employers and higher education to the community and building greater prosperity for all.