John Parker hands Marlene Diver of Duluth a toffee-flavored coffee during the grand opening of a coffee shop in the lobby of Trepanier Hall, 202 W. Second St. in Duluth, on Thursday. The coffee shop, sponsored by the American Indian Community Housing Organization, is open to the public and gives residents of its housing -- like Parker -- a chance to build their people and work skills. "This is going to be the best coffee place in town," said an enthusiastic Diver. (Bob King / firstname.lastname@example.org)
Building skills, one cup at a time at Gimaajii in Duluth
At American Indian Community Housing Organization in downtown Duluth, the staff takes on issues facing the people it serves.
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