State House Committee on Living Wage Jobs to hear from experts on workforce development

State legislators will hear about workforce development, employment disparities and job training Thursday during a 10 a.m. meeting at the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis.

The House Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs will hear from HIRED, a workforce development organization, and Dane Smith of Growth & Justice, a nonprofit working to address racial employment disparities, boost employment for low-income Minnesotans and provide access to long-term, sustainable and living-wage jobs.

State Rep. Ryan Winkler is chair of the select committee. Other members are state Reps. Susan Allen, Pat Garofalo, Andrea Kieffer, Jenifer Loon, Joe Radinovich and JoAnn Ward.

Sabathani is at 310 E. 38th St., Minneapolis.

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