News and Events

What 14c is and Why It Is Important to Keep Commensurate Wage Work

August 30, 2022

At Achieve we believe in offering a wide range of employment options, and honoring the choices our participants make. Accordingly, we provide opportunities to work in competitive jobs out in the community, usually with a job coach who provides assistance as needed. And for some, we provide work on-site at Achieve, where participants can work…

Dance At Your Own Risk Releases 8th Album

February 2, 2021

Dance At Your Own Risk (DAYOR) has not let the pandemic stop them from making music. The band’s 8th album – Happy Holidays From Achieve Services 2020 – released in December and can be streamed wherever you listen to music. The album features 14 tracks with lyrics written by DAYOR members. Training Specialist and DAYOR…

Valuing Innovation

November 9, 2020

You may recognize Jenni if you’ve attended an Achieve Services’ fundraising event. She wheels around with a big smile selling raffle tickets. Jenni is one of 100 participants who has not been able to return to Achieve for in-person services. Innovation is one of Achieve Services’ four values, and the word innovative is also in…

Support Achieve this fall

August 28, 2020

Achieve has made some difficult decisions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy this fall. Our Spring Gala, typically held in April, was postponed with the hope we would be able to gather in person this fall. Unfortunately, we still do not feel like meeting in person is the best option at this…

We Need Your Help

August 3, 2020

Achieve is currently facing the greatest challenge we’ve seen in our 56-year history. With the COVID-19 pandemic and mandated shutdowns, our revenues were zero for April and May and were about 10% of budget in June. With the unique operating restrictions the state has placed on us (3-hr days and no more than 50 people on…

Jameson and Tom pose together at Achieve's Fall Fundraiser

Last in line, still

July 22, 2020

By: Tom Weaver, Achieve CEO I was so encouraged to see Kirsten Swanson and KSTP’s investigative series entitled “Last in Line”, which clearly exposed the way the state has neglected the needs of people with disabilities, and I was hopeful that state policymakers would finally get the message.   However, that hope quickly turned to despair…

Upcoming and recent events

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A big thanks again to The Chapters Rap with Steve Vaccaro for the Minnesota Twins tickets donation. We had a blast at the game last Friday in cheering on the Twins in clinching the American League Central Division Title. Way to go Twins! ⚾ ... See MoreSee Less
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According to Broadcast Music Inc. or BMI, the “Dance at Your Own Risk” song “Hot Sauce” received 205,000 plays over the past four quarters on YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram! The songwriters shown here are celebrating their success! We also want to give credit to songwriter, the late Andy L., whose music lives on! Way to go guys! (BMI is a U.S. organization that distributes royalties to songwriters and performers whose work has been played or performed). Click here to listen to this fun song: ... See MoreSee Less
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Jacob says that he loves to vacuum. Here is vacuuming at Edward Jones. Nicely done! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Wednesday! It's fun going out to lunch with our friends and coworkers. 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Working hard over at Medtronic. Great work!! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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