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Student Profile: Mario Howell

Mario Howell was riding the bus home from work one night when an advertisement for a career development program from CrossPurpose caught his eye. A nonprofit partner of Activate, CrossPurpose provides free career development services, helping people from all walks of...

Student Profile: Bolanle Oladimeji

Bolanle Oladimeji had many long nights and many moments of doubt while participating in ActivateIT’s 15-week network support training program. But she refused to give up. “If I start a plan, I need to finish it,” explained Bolanle, who goes by Bola. “I would talk to...

ActivateIT Training Program Graduates First Cohort of Students

Denver, Colorado – September 8, 2020 – Activate, a Denver-based professional placement and coaching firm, will graduate the first cohort of students from its new ActivateIT training program September 11. Thirteen students from diverse Denver communities completed the...

A case for looking beyond criminal records

This article originally appeared as a feature in Colorado BIZ Magazine here. Peter is a sharp young man with bright green eyes, military-upright posture, and an Ivy League vocabulary. Now in his late 20s, he grew up in an average middle-class family and started...

Combating Poverty Through the Dignity of Work

Activate Workforce Solutions was recently featured on the podcast In the Arena with Colorado Concern. From the show notes: We are joined by Helen Young Hayes, founder and CEO of Activate Workforce Solutions a Denver-based professional placement and coaching non profit...

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