On February 12, 2019, community members from Grand Junction joined with Together Colorado’s Western Slope Faith Leaders Table to hold an event in support of the Grand Junction Community Center Campaign – Measure 2C. “There are opportunities for some, but not all. I believe a community center would be able to provide access to all […]
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On January 31, 2019, members of the Together Colorado Montbello Parent Organizing Committee held an educational event for parents and students to learn about organizing efforts in Montbello schools, how Montbello schools are doing compared to the district, and differences between traditional, innovative, and charter schools.
The event featured speakers from A+Colorado, the Montbello Organizing Committee (MOC), and Together Colorado Montbello Parent Organizing Committee Leaders. Over 50 parents and students attended the interactive event which featured a data walk, group activities, and Q&A.
A shout out to Together Colorado Leaders, Sharon Battle, Rosario Mendoza, Shirley Richard, and Angela Tzul, for organizing a powerful, interactive, and educational event for Montbello parents and students!
A special thanks to our presenters: Lisa Berdie and Laura Valle-Gutierrez from A+ Colorado; Chris Martinez, Montbello Organizing Committee; and
Together Colorado Leaders, Sharon Battle, Rosario Ivonne Mendoza, Shirley Richard, and Angela Tzul.
Update: On February 19, 2019, the Denver City Council voted 10-0 to pass Bill 19-0029. “I applaud Denver City Council leaders Kniech, Kashmann and Lopez for their commitment to independent oversight in Denver. Community organizations were the catalyst for these critically important ordinance changes, and their work on this bill will help to improve public […]
For Immediate Release November 5, 2018 Contact: Kamau Allen, [email protected], 720.937.3453 As a faith-driven organization, we are called to reconciliation and healing, and it is thus particularly painful when confronted with the kind of hate that is behind today’s incident of burned Amendment A door hangers left at the home of one of our African […]
On June 13, Together Colorado leaders with the Loyola Social Justice Ministry held a public action to examine the school to prison pipeline. Thank you to all attendees for showing support for Denver Public School students. We truly need to put our faith into action and stop the school to prison pipeline crisis. Every student […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2018 Contact: Laura Peniche, [email protected], (303) 999-1336 Ana Rodriguez, [email protected], (720) 722-4272 Cristian Solano-Córdova, [email protected], (720) 434-4632 DENVER, CO – This morning Governor Hickenlooper signed SB 18-108 into law, a common sense proposal that passed the Colorado State Legislature with strong bipartisan support. The I Drive Colorado campaign, organizations and […]
I recently realized that I feel safer in cars that look like I can afford them. How I realized this was that I had to rent a car. I had a coupon that enabled me to get a compact for the same price as an economy and I jumped on it. But, when I got […]
You shall not wrong a sojourner or oppress such a one, for you were sojourners in the Land of Egypt. Exodus 22:20 This verse is read in synagogues this week, as part of the annual re-reading of the Torah. It is part of a weekly portion called Mishpatim – “rules” or “laws” – and comes […]
As a Unitarian Universalist minister, so many times my congregants come in to talk to me and ask what they can do to positively impact this crazy world we find ourselves in. I usually end up giving them all the same answer. We change the world by stepping into the best of who we are. And […]