CEO Denver has been open since 2017.
In our 2020 Fiscal Year, this site enrolled 84participants and had 57 unique job placements.
How reentry cash assistance gave Heather housing security during COVID
For Heather, a Colorado native, things were looking good in 2020 for the first time in awhile. She was released from incarceration in December of 2019 and the following February she began job training and transitional work with the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), a reentry employment provider. But she ...
Economic mobility after pandemic job loss, thanks to cash assistance
Losing a job during the pandemic could have been a catastrophe for Shaun. But thanks to the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) program and our Returning Citizens Stimulus (RCS) cash assistance, this setback didn’t stop him from achieving economic mobility. After battling addiction and receiving a felony conviction in 2019 ...
Nonprofit gives $1.5M cash to more than 600 formerly incarcerated Coloradans transitioning back to community
Heather Fitzsimmons was working on getting her life back together and staying clean while on probation in Aurora when she noticed what seemed to be an extra deposit in the account where she gets paid.
Congress Must Invest Now in Jobs for Justice-Impacted Individuals
"Congress must take action and make sure workforce investment and subsidized employment pass in economic recovery legislation being debated in D.C."
CEO Denver's Kristen Payne Talks with Channel 9News About the Program in the Local Community.
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CDOT acknowledged for parolee work program partnership with Center for Employment Opportunities
DENVER — The Center for Employment Opportunities has recognized the Colorado Department of Transportation for its role in providing transitional work to individuals on probation or recently released on parole. CDOT's partnership with the Center for Employment Opportunities has provided employment for nearly 200 people since May 2017. Participants in ...