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Circle of Hope

A Transformative Journey of Self-Discovery and Growth

The mission of Circle of Hope is to provide exposure to resources and experiences that uplift and empower our community.

The Circle of Hope is a program designed to support justice-impacted participants in a transformative journey of self-discovery and growth. Through compassionate peer support, we nurture the development of self-freeing beliefs, resilience and self-care practices. We offer a safe space to explore mindset shifts, conquer fears, and embrace a growth-oriented perspective.

Additionally, the program will integrate life skills and holistic health care services, along with industry professional workshops and community events to provide comprehensive support for mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.

The Details

Day: Weekly, every Tuesday, beginning August 29th
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: CrossPurpose, 3050 Richard Allen Ct, Denver, CO 80205

Each week, a specific growth topic will be explored, along with an activity or workshop led by an industry professional. You can find a list of each weekly topic on the Events calendar here. Please note: the weekly topic is subject to change depending on the needs of the group at that time. View the Event Calendar here.

Post-Release Coach

Are you someone who likes to share your expertise? This is the role for you. Post-Release Coaches connect with our people on a case-by-case basis. They offer support in the coach’s area of expertise for a one-time meeting. Post-Release Coaches are connected with our people in need of support in the coaches area of expertise for a one-time meeting. Our four areas are Career Development, Character Development, Life Skills, and the Entrepreneurial Mindset. If most of our Exemplars require support in a particular area, a Post-Release Coach might run a small group workshop.

In this role, you are committing to one session at a time. No long-term or ongoing sessions are required, meaning you can select your own cadence of engagement. We ask that you follow through on your commitment once you have started a mentoring session or workshop.

Post-Release Mentor

Mentors have closer relationships with our people. A Post-Release Mentor pairs up with an Exemplar for a one-on-one growth experience. In this role, you become a sounding board and a life skills advisor to a graduate. Participants are asked to make a commitment” to “Participants commit to four months, with four hours each month—however that time works for the two people involved. The highly individualized role will differ depending on your assigned person and their needs. In this role, you will help our people establish learning/growth objectives based on their individual needs at the time of mentoring and support them as they identify a plan to execute.