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Join Mi Casa for the First Annual Women’s Empowerment Fund Luncheon

Mi Casa was founded in 1976 by women who envisioned a supportive environment to help families get the education and support they needed to become economically self-sufficient. Today – though Mi Casa’s doors are open to all people regardless of … Continue reading

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Small Business Institute Partnership Gives Business Grads New Strategies

Metro State professor Dr. Lynn Hoffman has been teaching for the Small Business Institute – a national organization that allows business students and community entrepreneurs to collaborate- for over 25 years, but this is the first year he has partnered … Continue reading

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Marketer Starts Business to Connect People

After spending 14 years in marketing, Sheridan realized she wanted to pursue her passion of foreign languages. While going back to school to become a certified translator, she fell in love with subtitles during an elective media and translations course. … Continue reading

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Mayor Michael B. Hancock Visits Mi Casa Youth Programs

The Mayor of Denver, Michael B. Hancock, paid a visit to the Mi Casa Neighborhood Center this week! Accompanied by City Councilwoman Susan K. Shepherd and Representative Dan Pabon, Mayor Hancock spent time mingling with the kids from Lake International … Continue reading

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Woman-owned Glass Company Fights Larger Businesses to Stay Competitive

Founder of Interior Glass Design, Inc. Brandy’s interest in designing and creating beauty began at a young age. “There are many women interested in design, especially fashion and interior design, but I wanted to create with my hands and do … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Joins May Day March for Immigration Reform

Despite the snow May 1, Mi Casa joined hundreds of community members marching for national, comprehensive immigration reform in recognition of International Workers Solidarity Day. International Worker Solidarity Day- often marked by protests for better working conditions and human rights- … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Attends Judicial Center Dedication with Sonia Sotomayor

On May 2, a group from Mi Casa was invited to witness the dedication of the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Building with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Justice Sotomayor insisted that Colorado youth be at the focus of her visit … Continue reading

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Business Success Student Approved for Kiva Zip Loan to Create New Perception of Latin American Cuisine

Daniel immigrated to America from Venezuela nine years ago seeking a fresh start after losing everything due to the country’s unstable political climate permeating its financial market. He describes his first years in America as the classic immigrant story. Though … Continue reading

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CEO Christine Marquez-Hudson Widely Recognized for Leadership Skills

You might have noticed that Mi Casa’s CEO and Executive Director Christine Marquez-Hudson has been in the limelight a lot lately, especially with two video shoots this week! What is all the hype about? Christine is being recognized far and … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Neighborhood Center Students of the Month: Antonio & Destiny

Antonio, a 6th grader at Lake IB, has attended afterschool programs at Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at the Lake Campus almost every day since the start of the school year. Mi Casa Youth & Family Development team members admire Antonio’s … Continue reading

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