Blog Posts

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) at MAIC provides employment and training services to American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Hawaiian Natives residing within a 71-county service delivery area. Eligible veterans and spouses receive priority of services. Note: Hennepin County residents are served by American Indian OIC/Takoda Prep and reservation residents are served by their respective […]

Culture Language and Arts Network

Activities are still virtual so please follow our FB page for up-to-date virtual activities and language classes   The goal of the Culture, Language and Arts Network (CLAN) is to reduce substance abuse among at-risk urban American Indian youth by offering experiences that both challenges the youth and helps them reconnect to their culture. In particular, […]

Ginew/Golden Eagle

The Ginew/Golden Eagle Program is a year-round after-school program at MAIC that provides culturally-specific curriculum designed to enhance the resiliency of American Indian youth aged 5-18. Our participants are eligible for transportation to and from the program if they live or attend school within the program’s transportation boundaries (i.e. South Minneapolis). Furthermore, participants’ friends who […]

MAIC Family Services

Indian Child Welfare Indigenous Women’s Life Net Bright Beginnings Indian Family Stability Early Intervention   MAIC Family Services Program Director Laura Newton   Work Cell: (612) 419-3512   Indian Child Welfare Program (ICWA) ICWA began in 1978 and was designed to assist families involved in the child protection system or families at-risk for involvement. The […]

Native Fitness and Nutrition

The Native Fitness and Nutrition (FAN) program works to reduce health disparities in the local American Indian community by reducing the prevalence of obesity and obesity-linked diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Eligible participants are American Indians above the age of 8. Services Physical fitness activities including basketball, volleyball, walking groups, circuit training, […]

Congregate Dining

Due to COVID-19 Congregate Dining is CLOSED. Congregate Dining has teamed up with Chef Brian Yazzie, Gatherings Cafe, and MAIC staff to provide the elders of the Congregate Dining program and other elders through out the Twin Cites healthy Indigenous inspired lunches.   We all miss you and can’t wait to gather again. Stay safe […]