In 2020, we will be supporting legislation that establishes a social insurance program for paid family and medical leave, transforms our criminal justice system to value life, rehabilitation, and redemption, promotes and protects affordable housing, and provides healthcare for all Coloradans.
Combined, these modest legislative measures would dramatically improve and positively impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of Coloradans by advancing a moral, dignified, and equitable future.
We desire a world where all people live a life of dignity, one where all people have the freedom, the ability, and the right to flourish physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
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During the 2019 Colorado Legislative Session, we encouraged our state elected officials to promote an agenda of human dignity by supporting legislation that provides affordable health care for all Coloradans, allows cities and counties to raise the minimum wage, promotes and protects affordable housing, supports family values by passing paid family and medical leave, and advances the dignity and safety of immigrant families through expansion of the existing driver’s license program.
Faith Voices: Sacred Activism, Rev. Wendy Jones
A few weeks ago, I came across an interview of a spiritual teacher named Matt Kahn who was talking about something called “sacred activism.” He defines sacred activism as “external empowered decision making that affects the greater good of all.” He says sacred activism is made up by “decisions and choices based on what we […]
Faith Voices: When Liberation Has Us Coming and Going – Rabbi Brian Field
The wisdom of the Torah sometimes reveals itself in the close examination of wording of the text. This time of the year, Jews are reading the story of the Exodus, relearning the path of justice and liberation. When God instructs Moses to confront Pharaoh, God says “Lech” (Ex. 7:15), meaning “go”. Later, God says to […]
Personal Righteousness Before Organized Righteousness – Elder Norm Davey
We often find ourselves quickly embracing a Cause that seems just and righteous, that we can easily justify and support through a lens of our Faith’s holy scriptures. Even more so if we personally have been touched in some way by the injustice targeted by that Cause. And as we organize around one righteous social […]