• Job Announcement – HIV Prevention Outreach Specialist

    HIV PREVENTION OUTREACH SPECIALIST The Empowerment Program Job Description: This position is responsible for providing HIV testing, outreach and prevention services to women and transgender women who are living with HIV as evidenced by their having a positive HIV test and women and transgender women who are at high risk for HIV who are HIV-negative […]

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  • Job Announcement – Substance Abuse Counselor

    SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR The Empowerment Program  Must maintain an active certification or licensure with the Department of Regulatory Agencies, be in good standing, and provide proof therein to the Director of Substance Abuse Treatment Services at the Empowerment Program.  Must be able to work with a team and work in a relational, assets-based, harm reduction […]

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  • Colorado GIVES Day!

    ‘Tis the season for gratitude and giving! Please give where you live and support us on Colorado’s largest day of giving, Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, December 5! On this day, thousands of people come together to support Colorado nonprofits like ours. When you donate to The Empowerment Program, you’re helping us empower women to overcome […]

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  • A New Theory about Violence Prevention

    We recommend a new diagnosis be developed based on “Impaired Sensory-Emotional Integration”, stemming from the inability to feel.  Violence should be regarded as a public health issue in the same manner of other epidemics. “Impaired Sensory-Emotional Integration”, more broadly referred to as emotional numbing, is a necessary variable, but not a sufficient precursor to violent […]

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  • Project Bedtime Story – Children’s Books Needed!

    Project Bedtime Story provides incarcerated women and men at Denver County Jail with a unique, and sometimes very emotional, opportunity, to share a story book with their children.  Every Monday afternoon, 10-20 incarcerated parents and grandparents read story books to their children into voice recorders. After they read the books and add a personal message, […]

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  • Black Lives Matter

    Empowerment Black Lives Matter / HIV and Historical Trauma Join us for an all day Educational conference on “Generational Trauma – a barrier to knowing our HIV status”. Friday, September 30, 2016 at 9am-3pm. Hosted at: Church in the City-Beth Abraham 1580 Gaylord Street (Enter on the 16th Street Entrance) For more information please call: Corinthiah: 303-320-1989 […]

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  • Women’s AIDS Project Newsletter

    The Women’s AIDS Project (WAP) provides care and prevention services to women who are living with HIV/AIDS, or who are at risk for HIV infection. The WAP team has started a newsletter that will feature information related to HIV prevention, living well with HIV/AIDS, and related activities in the community. In the future, we will feature […]

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  • Campaign of Empowerment Women for Nonviolence

    We recognize, as women, our work is just beginning as we come together to raise consciousness and discuss the significance of gender in violence.  The gut-wrenching suffering in the wake of verbal violence (frightening, intimidating words and gestures), domestic violence, child abuse, sexual and physical assault (encompassing rape and murder), neglect, all pornography (on and […]

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  • Pathway to Success Graduation

    Participants gather about once a month to celebrate those who successfully completed 12 sessions of Pathways to Success. The room is decorated with banners and streamers of congratulations. Food is chosen by those who are graduating and everyone eats together around a big table.  During the meal the group leaders read a poem titled “Warrior […]

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  • Non-Perishable Food Needed!

    We’re in need of non-perishable food for our members. Please contact Liza for more information and to donate, liza-johnson@empowermentprogram.org or 303-320-1989 ext. 226.

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