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Meet our Support Specialist, Theresa Hayes

A Denver native, Theresa has brought both expertise and enthusiasm to the Mi Casa Career Team.  Learn about her love of travel and her passion for community development—plus her favorite local pizza joint! How did you first hear about Mi … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge: Robyn and Becki's Story of Business Ownership

Business partners Robyn and Becki met while working for the same company, providing therapeutic-based exercise to seniors. Robyn, a registered kinesiology therapist, and Becki, an exercise science professional with a focus on geriatrics, soon realized they could venture out and … Continue reading

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Mona's Story

Before attending Mi Casa’s Customer Service career training, Mona – a single mother of a son with a disability – was struggling to make ends meet. Unable to work due to the amount of care and handful of weekly doctor … Continue reading

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Business Success: Andrew & Tommy's Story

Business partners Andrew (second from left) and Tommy (third from left) both come from entrepreneurial families, having relatives that own restaurants, grocery stores, pool halls and everything in-between, so it’s no surprise that they both got the itch to start … Continue reading

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Alan's Story: Mi Casa Super Participant

Alan, a rising 8th grader, is what is known as a “Mi Casa Super Participant.” Ever since he started 6th grade at Lake International School, Alan has come to afterschool programs at the Mi Casa Neighborhood Center almost every single … Continue reading

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Meet our Career Development Trainer!

Meet our Career Development Trainer, Alana!  Alana brings great experience as both a teacher and a former staffing agency recruiter, making her the perfect person to guide our career participants through classroom training in technical skills, job readiness and professional development. … Continue reading

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Faby's Story: From Construction Worker to Sales Rep

Fabiola (Faby) Gonzalez used to work in construction. The physical nature of the work was a challenge and working outside in the heat and cold wasn’t ideal, but she was grateful to be employed. It allowed her to be independent … Continue reading

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Meet Our New Volunteer Specialist!

Meet our new Volunteer & Outreach Specialist, Lizzy! Lizzy just moved from Oregon to join our team and has already made a number of community connections! Find out more about Lizzy in the interview below, including her favorite restaurant in … Continue reading

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Achieve your Dreams with Budgeting

Budgeting may seem daunting, but it is an essential component to taking control of your finances and meeting large goals, such as buying a house, paying for your child’s education or getting out of debt. Creating a budget will help … Continue reading

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Jessica's Story: A Triple Threat

As a female business owner in the male dominated industry of construction, Jessica is not one to shy away from a challenge. “When I told my former supervisor I was going to start a business, he told me I had … Continue reading

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