The Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE) supports vulnerable workers, mostly single moms, to train for and launch careers. CWEE addresses the root causes of poverty by providing a path to long-term employment for hundreds of Denver-area families each year.
CWEE is among Denver’s leading comprehensive anti-poverty organizations and over nearly 40 years has pioneered more effective ways to help struggling families.
Through public-private partnerships, CWEE leverages the community’s investment in public benefit programs to provide skills training and supportive services that move families from poverty to self-sufficiency.
Since our inception in 1982, CWEE has helped more than 15,000 single parents lift their families out of poverty through employment and family support.
CWEE’s work positively benefits individual families, employers and the broader economy. With CWEE’s support in FY19…
CWEE participants who lack stable housing or are homeless gained job skills
Eligible participants who earn their high-school equivalency (GED) while at CWEE
CWEE grads placed in jobs who retain employment for min. 90 days