Chamber, CareerWise Partner to Develop 100 Apprenticeship Opportunities

CareerWise Colorado and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce are partnering to provide 100 modern youth apprenticeship opportunities with Chamber members in 2020. “Innovating our talent pipelines is a stated objective in Denver,” said Noel Ginsburg, CareerWise CEO. “Workforce innovation starts with the Chamber. The membership is already leading the way on a number of … Read Post

This Week in Policy

Education Bills: Getting Students through School with Credits and Real-World Work Experience This week the Chamber supported three education bills that will provide additional opportunities for educational attainment for our students. Education is among our pillars to build a strong economy – talent is the most valuable asset for employers and is what attracts great … Read Post

Growing Our Own Workforce

A smart, healthy workforce is the (not so secret) secret to our success. It’s critical that we grow that talent base with Colorado’s youth to continue that success, because in just a little over a year our economy will demand the most-educated workforce in the country, with 74 percent of jobs requiring some postsecondary education. … Read Post

Finding Opportunities in Health Care

The Denver metro area has a vibrant health care economy – employment has increased in this sector every year since 2004, adding over 88,420 workers. But, there are still thousands of positions in the health care industry that need to be filled. While many educators and parents worried about the summer melt, the Denver Opportunity … Read Post

Prosperity for All of Denver

You earn more over the course of your lifetime, you are less likely to be unemployed and your children have better health and educational outcomes when you achieve post-secondary credentials. That means when you earn a certificate, an associate degree, finish an apprenticeship program or have a bachelor’s degree you prosper – and so does … Read Post

These 5 Tech Leaders Are Working to Connect Communities

A costume dance party at Denver’s Fort Greene Bar brought to an end one of the best weeks of the year: Denver Startup Week. For five days, from sunup to sundown, entrepreneurs, innovators, and thought leaders came together to spur one another on toward better Denver businesses. 200 free events – ranging from seminars to … Read Post