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Best Practices in Workforce Development Case Management

This article was written by Mi Casa staff member Stephanie Noll (M.S.W.) and was originally posted on the National Council of La Raza’s blog. Effective workforce development training programs include modules that focus on job readiness, such as helping people … Continue reading

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Economic Success for Workers and Entrepreneurs

Mi Casa Resource Center has received a $15,000 Good Neighbor Citizenship® grant from State Farm®, funding business and career training programs. As part of a robust strategy of community involvement and service, State Farm supports Mi Casa Resource Center’s adult … Continue reading

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Baking Dreams

Marjorie Silva’s baking business began 16 years ago when she made her son’s first birthday cake. The Dalmatian themed cake was such a hit with guests that many started paying her to bake cakes for special occasions. Marjorie, a native … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Whitney

Whitney first heard of Mi Casa Resource Center from her mother, who completed Mi Casa’s Customer Service class. And she began volunteering at the Career Center as a Career Coach last September, after learning her human resources background could be … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Neighborhood Center Students of the Month: Mariposa & Tajon

Mi Casa Neighborhood Center is proud to announce our middle school students of the month Mariposa and Tajon!     Mariposa, a 6th grader from Lake Middle School, is known for her friendliness and her ability to get along with … Continue reading

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Be Heard!

The Colorado Nonprofit Association recently hosted 2013 Nonprofit Day at the Capitol to teach local nonprofits how to advocate for their causes and community through lobbying. The lobbying techniques shared with nonprofits by the Colorado Nonprofit Association also apply to … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ivan

Ivan was searching the Colorado Nonprofit Association database for places to volunteer when he found Mi Casa Resource Center last September. With a master’s degree in social work and prior experience helping people job search, Mi Casa’s Career Center was … Continue reading

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Roberta, A Determined Superstar

Roberta walked into Mi Casa hoping to access career resources to upgrade her skills and start a new career. “Mi Casa Resource Center is a well-known and positive name in the Denver community,”she said. Roberta had recently decided to switch … Continue reading

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Middle School Students of the Month: Miguel & Gabi

Congrats to Miguel and Gabi, the latest students of the month at Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at Lake Middle School! Miguel, a 6th grader at Lake International, has attended Mi Casa Neighborhood Center’s programs every day this school year. He … Continue reading

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Congrats to Mi Casa 2012 Employee of the Year Molly Brooks!

Why she won: Volunteer Outreach & Events Specialist (AmeriCorps VISTA) Molly Brooks greatly contributed to Mi Casa’s success in 2012. Molly’s extraordinary graphic design work substantially contributed to Mi Casa’s marketing and community visibility efforts, and her revamping of Mi … Continue reading

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