Dear Honorable Members of the Colorado Senate and House, We the undersigned faith leaders with Together Colorado are excited to express our support of the Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program, SB19-188, in this 2019 legislative session. All of our congregants, family members and neighbors have caretaking responsibilities at some point in their life, […]
View highlights from Together Colorado’s Annual Faith Leader Legislative Breakfast and Lobby Day 2019 below. We discussed advancing an agenda of human dignity by supporting legislation that: provides healthcare for all Coloradans; allows cities and counties to raise the minimum wage to a level needed for workers to thrive; promotes and protects affordable housing; supports family values by passing paid family and medical leave; repeals the death penalty, and advances the dignity and safety of immigrant families through expansion of the existing driver’s license program. Thank you to all who attended!
A special thanks to our speakers and legislators who attended the event and those who spoke with us in the chambers:
Rep. Jeni Arndt for Colorado, Sen. Jeff Bridges, Rep. James Rashad Coleman, Elder Norm Davey, Rev. Kelly Groves Dignan, Rep. Monica Pema Duran, Presiding Elder Dr. Tony Henderson, Rep. Edie Hooton, Representative Cathy Kipp, Rev. Dr. Laura Sugg, State Representative Tom Sullivan, Colorado House District 37, Sen. Faith Winter Sen. Rachel Palmer Zenzinger
Greetings, Welcome to Together Colorado’s first monthly Faith Leader newsletter! We’re excited to get this rolling and have you take the journey with us. As a general update, we wanted to let you know our national network, PICO, changed their name to Faith in Action on May 1, 2018. “Our new name, Faith in Action, […]