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Board and Committee Membership
"CWEE has helped me build my self-esteem. I feel worthy and inspired to do something positive everyday. Because of my wonderful experience at CWEE, I’m able to share it with others."
– Shawan, Alumni Award Winner 1998 & former CWEE staff member for 13 years
"I sit on many boards and councils but the endeavor that I am most passionate about is sitting on the Board of Directors for the Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE). CWEE helps individuals receiving TANF get the education and skills necessary to obtain viable employment putting them in a position to eventually transition off of public assistance and hopefully out of poverty."
– Taryn Lewis,
Board of Directors
"CWEE has given me the confidence I need and brought me some hope through this difficult time in my life. I am really grateful to be here."
– Michelle, CWEE Participant
CWEE has been a wonderful and positive experience for me. I’ve updated my skills and am preparing to re-enter the workforce. It has revived my self-worth.
– Rochelle, CWEE Participant
"One of the highlights of my year is taking pictures of the women and men of CWEE. I have the utmost respect and admiration for the graduates of this program, and especially the Alumni Award Winners."
– Whitney Yeager,
Whitney Yeager Photography
"Presenting at CWEE is an enjoyable and worthwhile experience. The participants are fun, interactive and willing to learn."
– Linda Hicks, Premier Members
CWEE offers many opportunities to become fully engaged in our program through Board and Committee Membership. Click on the following links to learn more about how to get involved.
CWEE Board of Directors are 100% committed to the mission of our organization and contribute financially. The board meets monthly, including a day long planning retreat. Board members are expected to regularly attend board meetings, serve actively on a committee, assist in fundraising efforts, participate in the annual board retreat, and make a personal financial donation. CWEE also has a Board Governance Committee.
The Leadership Council meets four times a year and is comprised of a robust network of leaders with diverse expertise in multiple industries across the Denver Metro area; who will utilize their skills to support CWEE’s mission and staff in the following ways:
If you are interested in joining the Leadership Council, please contact our Director of Development, Baret Walker for more information.
CWEE has an Employer Advisory Council (EAC) to advance our mission and goals. The EAC is comprised of employer partners, human resource professionals, and hiring managers in a variety of industries. Through monthly meetings, the Council advises CWEE on how to best align CWEE programming to fit business needs. Additionally, the Council provides CWEE's Employment Services department with critical feedback and ideas on how to best serve the needs of both the business community and our participants in regards to workforce issues.
If you and/or your company are interested in becoming a part of CWEE's Employer Advisory Council please contact our Director of Employer Engagement, Stephanie Pacheco-Davidson for more information.
Members of the Events Committee are advocates and fundraisers for CWEE’s signature events. Members assist in meeting our annual event goal which is critical for CWEE to continue helping single parents become self-supporting. Committee members are instrumental to the success of our events. We ask for a time commitment of 4-5 Hours/Month during high-peak event planning time in June-September.
If you are interested in joining the Events Committee, please contact our Development and Events Coordinator Emma Feitelson for more information.
1175 Osage Street
Denver, CO 80204