DRH Employment SUB COMMITTEE at Mi Casa RESOURCE Center 360 Acoma St
Denver’s Road Home Employment Sub-Committee @ Mi Casa Resource Center
HIRE DENVER – MDHI – EMPLOYMENT SUBCOMMITTEE: PARTNERING TOGETHER it will be back to back meetings
every third meeting will be HIRE DENVER – is there a way to work towards coordinated entry training components
this is one of the highest functioning committees of the Community for people who are living in public places.
Friday, April 15th from 9:30am to 11:30am
Location: Mi Casa
360 Acoma Street Denver
Parking Info: With Friday being tax day, Mi Casa will likely be busy with The DABC being located at Mi Casa. There is metered parking on the streets near Mi Casa and there is free parking a few blocks away. Please give yourself a few extra minutes to find parking.
If you are in need of directions or further information on Friday, please contact Anne at 303-539-5648. Thank you Anne for hosting this month’s meeting!
If you are unable to make the meeting on Friday, please let me know so that I can get you the notes from the meeting.
Employment and Business Services Lead
730 21st Street Denver, CO 80205
303-974-2971, Direct Line
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Ken Arellano and Keegan Kuhlmann, Tammy Bellofatto, Angie Nelson,
Office of Economic Development, WOrk Force Development Tony Anderson Business Service Manager
Rocky Mountain Micro Finance Institute Aaron Witzke Outreach Coordinator – helping low-income entrepreneurs start businesses
brief history of their programs founded in 2008 to fill gaps self sufficiency self-worth, align with the purpose of their lives launch these businesses lending component typical customer stuck in low wage jobs not a lot og professional upward mobility – any barriers natural support net work no basement to live in instead of rent no business Acumen.
technical assistance exploring business skills MBA training at Mile High course offered 2X monthly exploring business ownership how business is balanced with personal lives.
strategic planning will this make $?
Business Launch BOOT CAMP costs $400.00 we work with people under the AMI cap $42,000.00 boot camp is 12 weeks 1 starts in MAY and 1 in AUGUST
@ has three coaches offering of course at night last 4 weeks is launch start making $ $2,500 loaned at 8% about $200,oo a year.
partner with AXIOM and other partnership agencies
POST BOOT CAMP PROGRAM continue to support the entrepreneur
we are able to offer up to $10K especially if their credit is not sufficient
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition: Juston Cooper, Deputy Director
JUSTON CCJRC Deputy Director:
expansion of prisons in early 90’s over 30 prisons were created, ending mass incarceration closed 5 prisons saved over 30 million dollars
more complex issue than simply prisons: CCJRC multiple entities operating autonomously. overhauled the strategic planning over use of criminal advance health and safety in communities there are 4 staff all exposed to criminal justice system in some ways –
WINTER FALL NEWSLETTER
COUNTY VOTE PROGRAM VOTING RIGHTS WITH PEOPLE WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE INCARCERATED eligibility to vote disenfranchised marginalized – 2,000 people who have been in jails and prisons.85,000 people are on probation all eligible for voting.
launching JAIL BASED ELECTION REGISTRY FOR VOTING
2nd campaign: District Attorney accountability is unchecked. 22 judicial districts 17 of these contests were uncontested. DENVER ADAMS And ARAPAHOE counties have local candidates. Denver DA candidate forum,
3rd campaign health care that matters: CCLP BAN THE BOX will be killed in Senate barriers to criminal background people have to have access
launched 3 years ago. Affordable Care Act is a game changer for many people
400 under sheriffs Denver launched the first pre release program with Gary Wilson –
crimes of others victims of crimes
posters that we can put at :LOGAN STUDIOS
1355 community re-entry services
124 expanded the amount to 1,5 million $
due diligence tackling disproportionate launching a program
lost recall by 300 votes JOHN MORSE lost SENATE
CLP Resources: Perry West Recruiter TRUE BLUE training program: construction started 30 years on West Coast 1/2 billion dollar organization temporary employers $12.00 an hour LABOR READY ENTRY LEVEL – EL CENTRO HUMANITARIO: short assignments felons ask for background checks must have your transportation CLP whatever that stands for. __________________________
DO U WORK with EL
Labor Ready – Temporary Labor – Spartan
their are opportunities for people to obtain real jobs
CLP we do not have a good record on permanent jobs
Mandy regarding Housing Subcommittee Meeting
MI CASA: 40th anniversary more economic stability and training career development 4 sites throughout the region in Parkhill 33rd and Holly, also at Lakee Middle School and North High School
4 to 6 week training
GED program training
background checks for criminal backgrounds
drug screening have to be clean meaning? TANF $75 for training of work force
navigators are employed to support people who have training 120 people annually
Business development for entrepreneurs 14 week course excellent
$35.00 for DENVER RESIDENTS Mi Case does micro lending for $3,000.00 Probo PAT US patent secure patents
Youth and family services from Lake and North High School 5:30 to 7:30 every night free CHAILDCARE
Northeast Park-hill business putting together a resume 1:1 career specialists
Next Meeting will be Friday May 20
REZ CARE in 24 states will take over work force development. national corporation MI CASA is a sub contractor
all of the work force centers will continue to operate as of this moment
CENTRAL DIA: most people will be using the main office of Denver Human Services:
EAST SIDE HUMAN SERVICES BUILDING
City Council has to approve this contract to begin July 1.
Out of School youth we are in contract negotiations at Castro Building 12th and Federal Blvd.
DYNAMIC YOUTH RESOURCE SERVICES has been awarded Maxim will also be working with them WIOA
IN SCHOOL WILL BE Denver Public Schools
6 awards are given
hard to say if they will pass these contracts
operating costs will be same a wash in replacement ease of access customer service
OED WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT EMPLOYMENT FIRST: two programs receiving TANF Temporary aid to Needy Families-
getting into employment plan comprehensive services delivered to clients customers WIOA targets harder to serve the hardest to reach people looking for employment
frank question: city being sued by some of the providers about these contracts.
SKILLS TO COMPETE meets at Colorado Center on Law and Policy
180 jobs no longer available who were working with the City and County. AND 1/2 have moved to other occupations
JULY 1 is a hared deadline for opening the new program
other 1/2 of the employees – some retiring, transition to next opportunity, currently interviewing with REZ CARE 60 positions Dynamic 24 jobs they are searching for new personnel. 70% are brought in from current work force centers, They are having a reverse work force fair next Wednesday. People are hiring and there is every opportunities. continuity of service, they will cream some of the candidates because of changes in their style and penetration of the market.
THEY HAVE HAD ISSUES EMPLOYING THE CURRENT STAFF and recruiting the best people to serve difficult to serve people.
RELEASE HOW THEY CAN MAKE THE CONNECTIONS for their programs survey monkey wll be in 2 weeks
Corresponds amount of $ available to youth as opposed to adults PY 16 budget Workforce Development ACT allotments are standard
Dallas Department of Labor more $ for adult services POT IS LARGER FOR ADULTS displaced adult needs more assistance.
CONTINUITY OF SERVICE FOR PEOPLE ALREADY IN THE LOCAL PROGRAMS.
dedicated meeting for the contractors and sub contractors for 2 hours on MAY 20 a@ __________
DENVER’S ROAD HOME IS NOT CONNECTED TO OED it is the Mayor’s Commission to End Homelessness
Ken Arellano: decision to move in this direction July 1 all 180 positions 27 will be new ultimately this is the way we are moving change of legislation WIOA legislation ALL 64 counties are going to go through this change. Ken is talking about his perspective built out RFPS sent in November – notified like everyone else. Many times ? WHY ?
LEAD BY CUSTOMER
internal resume byproducts of being a multi-national company better product overall ONE STOP leverage different issues bring a lot of support to the development of work force services
future there will be sites all over
Denver Job Fair at the Airport on May 9th and Botanic Gardens
Wednesday MAY 18 UNION 101 women and transgender at the Gathering Place
treatments if someone has a need to treat bed bugs at Coalition three months internally DU Students sustainable NEXT YEAR