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What We Do

Our Takoda (Dakota for “Friend to All”) programming addresses educational disparities on four fronts: training, career coaching, adult education and an alternative high school.

CAREER EDUCATION

No-cost, short-term vocational training in fields such as healthcare, IT, warehouse support and logistics provide the opportunity for a living wage in high-demand careers.

CAREER SERVICES

Personalized, no-cost assessments and career planning (such as resume building, job search strategies and interviewing skills) help job-seekers find and keep work.

SECONDARY EDUCATION

No-cost tutoring and small group instruction provide the tools needed to successfully earn a GED, get a job or pursue higher education.

HIGH SCHOOL

Our accredited, alternative high school — affiliated with Minneapolis Public Schools — serves students ages 14-21, focusing on core academic competencies while maintaining a strong connection to American Indian culture.

FINANCIAL WELLNESS

Offers services that provide a social safety net to participants to help them set on a path to self-sufficiency and economic independence.

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GET TO KNOW US

Since 1979, Minneapolis-based American Indian OIC has focused on serving our community through education and training.

A nationally-recognized leader in workforce development, more than 25,000 of our neighbors have partnered with us to strengthen skills, find jobs and improve their lives.

OUR IMPACT – SUCCESS STORIES

Following graduation, career training students see their hourly wages jump

%

“Top Performer”

in a U.S. Dept. of Labor criminal reentry workforce program

Takoda Prep students are

%

more likely to graduate – and 20% more likely to enroll in secondary education – then their peers.

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The success of American Indian OIC and its clients is tied to the generous financial and volunteer support of individuals, employers, foundations, corporations and community partners … people like you.

RECENT NEWS

Sponsor Support Seeds #NativeRISE 2023

Sponsor Support Seeds #NativeRISE 2023

Sponsorship for #NativeRISE 2023 is strong, with this year’s roster of supporters nearly tripling to 14. “We’re grateful for the collaboration with so many organizations, from so many sectors,” said Dr. Joe Hobot, American Indian OIC president and CEO. “The sponsors’...

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Public Education in The New World

Public Education in The New World

By: Dr. Joe Hobot, President and CEO What can we do to strengthen education for our children? I recently had the privilege of addressing this issue at the Aspen Institute’s 2023 VisionXChange gathering in Aspen, Colorado. This conference, comprised of Aspen Institute...

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Takoda Prep COVID Closure

Takoda Prep COVID Closure

Greetings Students and Families of Takoda Prep, This message is to alert you that over the weekend, members of the Takoda Prep team tested positive for COVID-19, with others experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Acting in accordance with AIOIC's COVID Mitigation Protocols,...

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