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Monday, April 13, 2009 (660 reads)
DENVER, CO — Monday, April 13, 2009 — Denver has been selected by the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Institute for Youth, Education and Families as one of eight cities to participate in the Bank On Cities Campaign, an initiative that expands the ability of communities to help residents achieve greater financial stability. Denver’s selection entitles it to technical assistance to develop a Bank On Denver program that will help residents build and protect assets by promoting connections to the financial mainstream at a time when many families are struggling to make ends meet.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 (720 reads)

Initiative Will Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Increase Economic Opportunities for Area Businesses

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and the Office of Economic Development today launched Greener Denver, a strategic initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and expand economic opportunities for local businesses. 

Friday, March 13, 2009 (520 reads)
Three Denver Workforce Centers to Remain Open on City Furlough Day
Three Employment Centers to Be Open for Business on March 27;
Centers to Mark the Date with Job Search Skill Building Resource Fairs at Two Locations

Three Denver Workforce Centers will remain open for business on the City and County of Denver’s furlough day, Friday, March 27. Funded largely with federal dollars provided through the U.S. Department of Labor, the City’s workforce centers connect job seekers with employment resources.
Wednesday, March 04, 2009 (595 reads)
Anyone age 14-21 already on the lookout for a summer job in Arapahoe, Douglas and Denver Counties will find their best opportunity at a regional job fair from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the Colorado Convention Center (700 14th St.).
Thursday, February 26, 2009 (675 reads)
DENVER, CO — FEB. 26 — The City of Denver and Enterprise Community Partners were named today to receive $2.25 million in funding by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support affordable housing rental preservation for Denver families near mass transit. The funding invests into the City’s soon to be established Denver Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Fund, which is targeting to preserve and create at least 1,200 units of affordable for sale and rental housing along Denver mass transit corridors over a ten-year period. As the Denver metropolitan area undergoes what is considered to be the largest expansion in the nation of a transit system, this new MacArthur Foundation investment will help preserve and create affordable housing within one half mile of rail service and a quarter mile from frequent bus routes.

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