NEWSED CDC First Quarter Newsletter
NEWSED Welcomes a New President/CEO
The board of directors and staff of NEWSED Community Development Corporation are excited to kick off 2018 with Andrea Barela as the organization's new President/CEO. Andrea replaces Veronica Barela, who retired in December, after 40 years of service.

Andrea joins NEWSED Community Development Corporation with 20 years of non-profit leadership experience, including serving as a programming and development coordinator at Denver Inner City Parish, the Denver Foundation and other nonprofit organizations. Andrea has served as Director of Development of NEWSED Community Development Corporation since 2006. 

In her capacity as CEO, Andrea will strengthen the core strategy of the organization to embed its high-quality, proven programming in affordable housing development, business development, housing counseling and education.
The ZONE Business Connection Center

"The Zone has been a wonderful opportunity allowing me to build my brand and customer base in a prime location. It has allowed me to plant roots in an area that otherwise would not have be affordable.” - Latasha Bell

The ZONE Business Connection Center is a retail and office incubator which provides affordable housing for emerging retail and service based businesses in Colorado.

To learn how The ZONE can help you grow your business, click here.
Making Home Ownership a Reality
With the help of NEWSED, Shirley recently purchased her first home in Green Valley Ranch.

Housing counselor Mercedes Fuentes worked with Shirley's to help her qualify for affordable financing and obtain down payment assistance. The process of buying a home can feel overwhelming, but having a helping hand to offer assistance can make a dream a reality.

Shirley has six children and 15 grandchildren, now they can all call grandma's place "home". 

Here to help you prepare for the future

Do you know that creating a money-saving habits can help you develop a realistic savings plan?

You do not need to start with a big amount at first, but start with a little until you create the habit of savings. Follow the steps below and watch your saving grow. 

Would you like to be able to increase your savings? Call NEWSED CDC’ counselors today for an appointment.

Upcoming Classes
April 6
First Friday at The Business ZONE
 725 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204

April 7
Homebuyer Education Workshop
2120 W 7th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
April 16 – 17
Business Class
Martinez Dental
1200 S. Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80232

April 18
Homebuyer Education Workshop
2120 W 7th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
April 26
Financial Class
Sheridan School District
4107 S. Federal Blvd
Englewood, CO 80110

April 28
Homebuyer Education Workshop
2120 W 7th Ave
Denver, CO 80204  
See our full schedule of upcoming homebuyer classes here !

See our full schedule of upcoming start-up
business classes here !
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Frank Padilla
Real Estate Director
303-534-8342 x 107

Mercedes Fuentes
Director of Programs
303-534-8342 x 124
Veronica Acosta
Lead Homeownership Counselor
303-534-8342 x 133

Anaihs Espinoza
Homeownership Counselor
303-534-8342 x 108
Paul Flohr
Homeownership Counselor

Yarissa Ley-Ramos
Counselor Assistant
303-534-8342 x 109