Staff Q&A: New MFIP Program Manager Sharicka Kennedy

Sharicka Kennedy MFIP program helps remove barriers to employment, addressing childcare, food security, education and more JFCS Career Services empower people to explore and identify their visions of career success, including access to or support for career training. One of our many career programs, the Minn[...]

Hennepin County honors JFCS career services staff with Spotlight Award

career services header Hennepin County recently honored the staff members of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) MFIP program with its Staff Spotlight Award for their outstanding work in the career services program. The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) provides support for familie[...]

From homeless shelter to business owner

Minnesota Family Investment Program, MFIP JFCS Career Services helps Petra get back on her feet and start her own counseling practice   Before moving to the U.S., Petra had a degree in mental health nursing and an established clinical services career in England, Ireland and Australia. However, now living in Minnesota, she and her f[...]