KeweenawCAN! or KCAN! is the local career and college access network
for Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw counties.
KeweenawCAN! (KCAN!) is a community investment organization comprised of both secondary and post-secondary education, philanthropy, government, business, and non-profit representatives. The organizational goal is to improve access to careers and training/college for residents of Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw counties. KCAN! will deliver services and opportunities with the intent of assisting all people by opening doors to future paths of their choosing. Opportunities will be created through the coordination of service providers already in existence to eliminate the duplication of community assets, while increasing collaboration and creatively filling in gaps in services where identified.
KCAN!’s Goal: 60% of all Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw county residents will have high-quality credential or a college degree by the year 2025
KCAN! describes college as not solely as a 4-year college degree
or above, but any high quality credential above a high school diploma.
KeweenawCAN! is grant funded