Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
For a continuing discussion, join national and local advocates for a free regional meeting-- Building Bridges to Economic Security--this Friday, October 1, 2010. Register here to attend. Topics include creating a flexible workplace, making the case for social security, community investment and the impact of poverty reduction task forces.
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Employment Work Group
Venue: Denver Inner City Parish, 1212 Mariposa Street, Denver
Building Bridges toward Economic Security
Need to register at www.wowonline.org/buildingbridges .
Co-hosted by The Colorado Center on Law and Policy and 9to5 National Organization of Working Women
Larimer County meeting with businesses has been postponed.
Guest: representative of the African Community Center
Tracey: refugee communities/poverty reduction, census data
Jim: mental model mapping, enterprise zones
Robb: Individualized savings accounts
Carol: blanket bans against hiring felons
Remaining meetings are Oct. 12th, Oct. 26th
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
The Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force invites interested stakeholders to the next Task Force Meeting in
Date: SEPTEMBER 23, 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 1:30 pm -5:00 pm
The meeting will be held at the
If you drive, there is parking just east of the
The meeting will be in the Jury Assembly Room, located on the north side of the building. You will have to go through a security area to enter the building.
Please call Tracey (303)573-5669 ext. 314 if you are in need of transportation.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Agenda topics and workshops include: Employment and flexible workplaces; The Impact of Social Security on Economic Security; Job Training and Skills Development; Re-Building Colorado Communities through Family Economic Self-Sufficiency; and Collaborative Efforts-What's Working in Colorado.
National and local research on how the economy has changed our view of family economics will be released for your REALITY CHECK.
This event is free and space is limited. For more information and to register with Wider Opportunities for Women go to:
Date: September 10, 2010
Time: 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Location Address: 789 Sherman Street #300
Metered parking is available in front of the building, and two hour free visitor parking is available in the lot just east of the building. The entrance to the lot is off 8th.
The topic this week is Higher Education and it's impact on poverty reduction. The workgroup will meet with the Department's new legislative representative and review recommendations from the 2009 session as well as new initiatives the department has for moving Coloradans forward through opportunity.
Please join us on Friday.