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Digital Connectors 2012 Launch

The 2012 Digital Connectors launched this week, with a group of 16 fantastic youth who will be starting on a 9 month journey of technology learning and career development.  The Digital Connectors program is a free after-school program that prepares … Continue reading

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Career Development: Samuel's Story

Samuel enrolled in Mi Casa’s Workplace Skills and Bilingual Bank Teller career training programs with the desire to break into a stable and growing industry with strong potential for advancement.  Prior to Samuel’s time at Mi Casa, he worked as … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Honors its Founding Mothers (and Father)

On June 27, Mi Casa’s friends and supporters came together to honor the seven women and one man who founded Mi Casa 36 years ago. These individuals had a vision to create a safe place for women to go for … Continue reading

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Mi Casa's Ladder of Leadership Allows High School Students to Develop Workplace & Leadership Skills

Mi Casa’s Youth & Family programs are designed on a trajectory: helping students move from academic achievement and career exploration/readiness to ultimately, success in post-secondary education and employment.  An important component of realizing this goal is Mi Casa Neighborhood Center’s … Continue reading

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Broncos Wide Receiver Eric Decker Visits Mi Casa!

On June 25, the youth in Mi Casa’s summer camp welcomed Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker for a visit and a lesson in competitive four square! As part of the Popchips Game Changers program, Mi Casa competed with many other  … Continue reading

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Mi Casa featured in Denver Business Journal as Kellogg Foundation Grant Recipient

Denver Business Journal Date: Friday, June 8, 2012, 4:00am MDT The W.K. Kellogg Foundation gave a two-year, $350,000 grant to Mi Casa Resource Center to support its career training programs. These programs include technical training in health care, customer services … Continue reading

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Business Development Success Story: Marnie

Marnie has been a performer her entire life and it has always been her goal to become financially self-sustaining through her art.  Her first step to achieving this was founding Reveille Entertainment LLC in 2009, a musical theatre production company … Continue reading

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Vote for Mi Casa in Citywide Bank's $5,000 Hand-Up Charity Donation

Citywide Banks has nominated Mi Casa as one of five charities in the running for $5,000 as part of its Hand-Up Charity Donation and Facebook Fan Vote being held from June 1st – June 14th.  The winning charity will be … Continue reading

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Help Bring Eric Decker to Mi Casa Neighborhood Center!

This month, the Mi Casa Neighborhood Center is participating in the Popchips Game Changers competition.  The contest is voter-generated and Eric will select one local organization from the top five most voted for to spend time with.  Each organization in … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Desiree Herrera

In Mi Casa’s Career Center, volunteers play a critical role in helping community job seekers build their resumes, find work, and develop important networking and interviewing skills.  Desiree Herrera, a student at the Community College of Denver (CCD), has been … Continue reading

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