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Apr 14 2014 (1106 reads)
The White House recently honored 10 leaders for its “Women Veteran Leader Champions of Change” for their contributions to the nations business, public, and community service sectors. A Denver Human Services staffer, Dana Louise Niemela was among them. Niemela is a veteran of the United States Navy where she served eight years and is the coordinator of the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) at Denver Human Services. HVRP links homeless veterans to housing, job training and employment opportunities that assist individuals in attaining self-sufficiency.
Apr 14 2014 (277 reads)
Nonprofits, businesses, government agencies and dozens of organizations throughout Colorado are partnering to raise awareness to Help Kids Thrive in observation of Child Abuse Prevention Month this April.
Jan 31 2014 (1079 reads)
Hurry! Hurry! Denver’s Road Home needs our community’s help to win a Super Bowl challenge with Seattle’s Lifelong AIDS Alliance.
Jan 30 2014 (1358 reads)
Denver Human Services (DHS) offers certified Connect for Health Colorado Health Coverage Guides who are available to help people compare health insurance plans and  apply for coverage, and to explain tax credits associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Jan 14 2014 (1403 reads)
Residence Inn Denver City Center, a Sage Hospitality hotel, will hold the Ninth Annual PJ Party from 5:30 -10 p.m. on Feb. 6, 2014 to benefit Denver’s Road Home, the city’s program to help end homelessness.
Jan 09 2014 (1118 reads)
One third of fourth graders read below a basic level.  This number is significantly higher in minority groups, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Denverites can fight for childhood literacy by donating new or gently used books for third graders and younger to Colorado Reads – The Early Literacy Initiative book drive. The drive is collecting books now through January 17 at a variety of local locations.

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