Community Supported Jobs

Cross Purpose in Denver partners with businesses to provide quality candidates to fill high level jobs. The people coming out of this program are highly motivated and desperate to prove themselves. These leaders come from backgrounds of poverty or incarceration and businesses are finding they are exactly the right fit for their companies. I got Read more about Community Supported Jobs[…]

Mentors Change Lives

Tony Ortiz rebuilt his life after incarceration and after years of hard work and training he was able to launch his own company. It gave him independence and a way to support his family. He has also invested his time as a mentor with Youth for Christ Denver. Tony invests into young people by employing Read more about Mentors Change Lives[…]

Incarcerating Kids

Working with kids is hard. But working with incarcerated kids is the ultimate challenge and it is a growing problem. Many kids who have been incarcerated find their way into adult prison. To help us understand this issue and the kids involved I have invited Preston Adams from Youth for Christ to join me on Read more about Incarcerating Kids[…]

Roberts Story

“They always say drugs and alcohol are the problem. And they are not, they are the solution. It’s not a very good solution but they are the solution to the problem and when we can find positive solutions for ourselves or for others I think that is the biggest thing keeping these guys here.” Those Read more about Roberts Story[…]

Activate Our Communities

Jobs are great but often for the working poor it is not enough to pull them out of generational poverty and if you have a felony it becomes that much more difficult. That is why we must focus not just on placing these people in a job but preparing them for a career. My guests Read more about Activate Our Communities[…]

An Addicts Redemption

This story is the ultimate reminder to never count anyone out. Redemption is possible for everyone regardless if they are in the throes of addiction or have been incarcerated for 40 years. My guest today is CB Barthlow who just became the teaching pastor for the Denver Dream Center