Category Archives: Neighborhood Center

Day of Connection

Youth from Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at North High School recently facilitated afterschool programs for students at Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at the Lake Middle School Campus. Dubbed the Day of Connection, this youth leading youth event marked a monumental … Continue reading

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How to Support Your Child's Education

Parents can play a vital role in supporting the academic success of their children, but many are unsure of where to begin. Here are some ways to get started! Connect with the School Schools are eager for parental involvement and … Continue reading

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2014 GED Exam Changes Mean Test Takers Should Hurry Up!

The GED will change drastically in January 2014, shifting from paper and pen to computer-based testing and adding an increased focus on writing and content analysis. Those who have partially completed the five GED tests must finish before December 31 … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Youth Entrepreneurs to Debut at Black Arts Festival

Rather than wasting away lazy summer days, high school youth in Mi Casa’s Emerging Entrepreneurs Summer Camp have been hard at work starting their own businesses. These youth have been learning business best practices and leveraging their passion to apply … 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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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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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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Celebrating the Success of Mi Casa's Case Management Program

The Mi Casa Neighborhood Center, located at Lake Middle School in northwest Denver, offers afterschool enrichment programs, including case management for kids who need extra support to succeed in school and make positive choices. Recently, the families involved in Mi … Continue reading

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Keep the Lights On After School!

Do you remember how important afterschool programs were to you as a child? For many children, afterschool programs focused on sports, arts and crafts, technology, leadership, performing arts, and academic support are an essential extension to the school day – … Continue reading

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