Impact and Programs
In 2019, Cookie Cart engaged 304 teens in 45,135 hours of job experience, job readiness workshops and community engagement. Within those programming hours, youth were to accomplish the following programming activities: 154 teens completed Foundations training, 109 engaged in Leadership training, 104 attended Bright Futures training focused on job search, resume preparation and interview skills, 157 completed Customer Service training, 134 attended Financial Literacy training, 109 achieved an industry skills certification.
In 2020, Cookie Cart will engage 300 teens in 45,000 hours of hands-on work experience, classroom work readiness training, and community engagement in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Activity goals for both the Minneapolis and Saint Paul program sites for 2020 includes 150 teens will participate in Foundations training, 95 will engage in Leadership training, 95 will attend Bright Futures training, 150 will complete Customer Service training, 150 will attend Financial Literacy training, and 105 will obtain an industry-recognized credential.
Community or Constituency Served
Teens ages 15 to 18
Geographic Area Served
North Minneapolis, Saint Paul's East Side