Open Your Heart provided 13 scholarships to Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MCTC) students experiencing homelessness or who had experienced homelessness over the past two years, to help remove barriers towards continuing their education.

Four of the Open Your Heart Scholars were a part of the class of 2020 and graduated on May 15th! MCTC hosted a virtual commencement celebration for the class of 2020 and their friends and families. MCTC stated, “It took resiliency and grit to cross the finish line toward your academic achievement during these challenging times. With this accomplishment, you join a dynamic community of tens of thousands of Minneapolis College alumni—trailblazers who are changing the world” and we couldn’t agree more! From everyone here at Open Your Heart we want congratulate the class of 2020 at MCTC and across Minnesota on your hard work and determination and wish you the best with your future endeavors!