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  • Read our December Newsletter!
    Read our December Newsletter!

    Posted: 12/20/2018
    Learn about Healing Art with women in prison and meet our intern, Jasmine!
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  • November News
    November News

    November Newsletter

    Posted: 11/30/2018
    What happens after you have served your time? Read our November newsletter and find out.
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  • Making Choices mentoring starts today!
    Posted: 9/11/2018
    Nine Making Choices Booster mentors are preparing to accompany 12 incarcerated women who are previous graduates of the Making Choices program.

    Mentors will meet weekly with their partners at Denver Women's Correctional Facility, culminating in a graduation celebration Nov. 19. We are thrilled that so many women are dedicated to this decision-making and skill-building program that changes lives.

    For more information, please contact Making Choices Program Coordinator Stephanie Dunlap at
  • September News - Happy Birthday to Amanda!
    September News - Happy Birthday to Amanda!

    Posted: 9/6/2018
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  • See our 2018 Volunteers' Choice Awards winners
    Posted: 6/18/2018
    On May 7, we celebrated another year of service with the Volunteers' Choice Awards dinner and ceremony at Maggiano's! See awardees here.
  • Register for the Dec. 9 Advent retreat
    Register for the Dec. 9 Advent retreat

    Posted: 11/30/2017
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    As the days grow darker during the season of Advent, we have the opportunity to explore the experience of darkness in our own lives and discover the light that rests there. Our morning will include periods for presentation, reflection and sharing as well as time for silence and prayer.
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  • Soul Healing intensive begins
    Posted: 7/17/2017
    Soul Healing, an advanced certificate in providing spiritual direction to those affected by trauma, began its opening intensive in Colorado Springs. More information about Soul Healing here.
  • Volunteers' Choice Awards 5/15 - Save the Date!
    Posted: 3/28/2017
    Let us treat you to a great meal! Our annual celebration dinner is Monday, May 15 from 6-8:30pm at Maggiano's Little Italy in Englewood. Our Volunteers' Choice Awards presentation follows dinner. A cash bar will be available.

    We invite you to bring one guest; additional guests are welcome for $25 per person (the cost of the meal). Please RSVP by Friday, May 5th by email or call us at 303-383-1610.
  • Making Choices spring session continues
    Posted: 3/21/2017
    Volunteer mentors continue to work with 10 incarcerated women in the Making Choices core program and 4 women in the Booster program who are furthering their decision-making skills. They are all hard at work setting goals and identifying what might stand in the way of reaching those goals. We will celebrate their progress at the Making Choices graduation May 1!
  • Making Choices spring session has begun!
    Posted: 2/28/2017
    Our spring session of Making Choices has begun! 10 women incarcerated in Denver Women's Correctional Facility are learning decision making skills through this 10-week program, while 4 more offenders are using Booster classes and mentoring to further the skills they learned through Making Choices last fall. Thank you to all our volunteer mentors and donors who make this program possible!
  • Lenten Retreat led by Dr. Vie - sign up now!
    Posted: 1/30/2017
    The Wisdom Center MPB is hosting a Lenten Retreat called "Love Letters of the Divine" from
    4:30 pm Feb. 28 through lunch Mar. 2, 2017 at the Loretto Spirituality Center in Littleton, CO.

    Jesus incarnated the reign of God, the way of self-giving Love, bringing reconciliation and healing to all creation, uniting heaven and earth in joyful unity.

    Anointed with the Spirit, we are image-bearers of this Divine Love for all creation. As elders and grandparents, how do we realize this vocation in our journey? What does it mean as we move through our day, embrace our aging, extend care in our families, and reach out to those in poverty-- especially our sister Mother Earth?

    Register & prepay by February 3: $200 (2 nights lodging, meals) /$120 commuters (meals). After February 3, add $40. Retreatants will be in private rooms unless they request to share. Two dinners, two breakfasts and two lunches are included for all.

    Checks must be made out to The Wisdom Center, and mailed to:
    Wisdom Center at MPB
    2250 S. Harrison St.
    Denver, CO 80210
    Click here to register online.
    Partial scholarships available: Call 303-756-3083 x 334
  • Soul Healing Seminar for Dealing with Trauma and Loss
    Posted: 1/17/2017
    We have finalized details for this year's Soul Healing Seminar and Advanced Certificate program! Deepen your ability to companion those who have experienced trauma and loss. This one week intensive and retreat in residence in Colorado Springs, CO, takes place July 17-21, 2017. More details and application here.
  • Jan. 17 - Vie Thorgren talks about Pope Francis' encyclical and climate change
    Posted: 12/19/2016
    On Jan. 17 from 1:30-3:30pm at Iliff School of Theology, Vie Thorgren joins the Rev. David Carlson and Dr. Edward Antonio for a forum discussion on "Religion and Theology in the Public Square: Diverse Perspectives on Earth Stewardship." This event, hosted by the Ethics and Ecological Economics Forum and co-sponsored by Colorado Interfaith Power & Light, is free and open to the public. Dr. Thorgren will examine the impact of Pope Francis' encyclical in fostering earth-honoring policies and practices since its release in May 2015. Light refreshments will be served following the program. For more information visit the Denver Climate Study Group website.
  • 22 women graduated Making Choices
    Posted: 11/23/2016
    On Nov. 14, a total of 22 women graduated from our core, booster and master Making Choices program. We have been honored to journey with them over the past 10 weeks as they learned how to change their lives through the choices they make.
  • Fall 2016 Making Choices graduation nears
    Posted: 11/3/2016
    More than a dozen female offenders are getting ready to graduate from our Making Choices mentoring program at Denver Women's Correctional Facility Nov. 14. Each woman has been working hard in both weekly classes and one-on-one mentoring sessions with our dedicated and highly-trained Making Choices volunteers.

    We are honored to journey alongside these incarcerated women as they learn decision-making skills that can change the course of their lives.


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