All you can do to fight for progress this week (April 11)

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This weekend, the Colorado Republican Party held their state rally in Colorado Springs.

For those of us who care about American democracy, this is not a good thing.

In the US Senate race, Ripa. Ron Hanks, a hard-core conservative candidate who believes the 2020 election was rigged and actually attended the January 6, 2021 rally in Washington that later turned violent in the U.S. Capitol, jumped into the Assembly and dropped five from the June 28 primary ballot. Other competitors. Ron Hanks is vying for the U.S. Senate on an unnecessary platform to rewrite the 2020 election history and restore Donald Trump to office by any means.

Every voter in Colorado knows who Ron Hanks is and what he stands for. Help us accomplish this with your grant at ProgressNow Colorado.

In the race for governor, Heidi suffered another humiliating defeat to “The Hippocrates” Ganahal, losing the assembly race to Greg Lopez.-Criminal-convicted candidate who won the legislature after promising to pardon has accused Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters of criminal charges against him for rigging election equipment in a failed attempt to prove Donald Trump should still be president.

And then Clark Tina Peters, who is running for Secretary of State despite her criminal allegations, won 60% of the vote in that race and is in the top line in the June 28 primary ballot. In the run-up to the Attorney General’s visit, a previously unknown candidate received 42% of the vote, backing only Clark Peters. District Attorney John Kellner, whom we requested last week for an ethical inquiry to refuse to prosecute the campaigner for misconduct, [1] The Republicans were now desperately trying to stay out of the race by a candidate who was almost the best.

The results of this weekend’s rally show once again how dangerous right-wingers remain in Colorado, even after losing elections at every level. The candidates we see from the right in 2022 are the worst in nearly two decades of Progressive New Colorado in this state, and if they are elected it will be an unparalleled disaster.

That’s why ProgressNow Colorado is preparing to hold every level of government accountable in this crucial year in protecting the transformational gains we’ve made. We know that the progressive victories of the last few years are not the result of hard work, but an election far from destroying everything we have created in this state. We were founded in 2003 to carry out this work and it is no less important today.

We would not have been able to do this without you. Help us hold the line for wisdom in 2022.

Thank you for your support for PNC. Here are some more great ways to make a difference for the week of April 11, 2022:


GEC Advocates Network Meeting

Join Great Education Colorado (GEC) and other enthusiastic advocates like you for our monthly Advocates Network Meeting at Zoom! The GEC will meet every second Tuesday at 4:30 pm to hear from you and share opportunities where you can step in as an advocate for adequate and equitable funding for K12 public schools in Colorado! At each meeting, we will hear different perspectives, learn about current funding issues for the school, and activate our leadership by taking action together.

When: Tuesday, April 12 at 4:30 p.m.

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History Colorado: Wars of Reckoning and the Great Reconciliation

Since March-May 2020, COVID has dominated both the news cycle and our daily lives. That is, until the assassination of George Floyd transfixed the country and became a flashpoint; Long-running racial tensions have erupted in the streets of the United States. Contributing to the frustration and resentment already caused by the Floyd murder, Covid has also disproportionately affected BIPOC communities. In 2020, what were the net results of these events? Have we reconciled our differences? Or will it fall into more chaos and violence? Join Claire Auburn Garcia and Karen Reibal to hear their thoughts and join in the discussion. The panel will be led by Jason Hanson of History Colorado. Presented by the Colorado Chautauka Association and History Colorado. Supported by the Betsy Hitchcock Program Fund.

When: Tuesday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Chautakua Community House, Boulder

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Great Education Colorado: Public Remarks for Honest Education

Tell the State Board of Education that you support honest, inclusive, comprehensive education! Join us at 9:30 AM on April 13, 2022 to sign up to testify! Even if you don’t want to say anything, showing is just as effective! For public comment please consider joining us and tell the State Board of Aid why you support honest, inclusive education!

When: Wednesday, April 13 at 9:30 p.m.
Where: 201 E Colfax Ave, Denver

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Maestas case honored at Colorado State Capitol

The Mystas Case Memoirs Committee unveiled the Cruzando Los Tracks (Viacea) (Crossing Track) on the ground floor of the Colorado State Capital on Thursday, April 14 at 1 p.m. Senators Robert Rodriguez and Clive Simpson and delegates Donald Valdez and Alex Valdez will pay a joint tribute to the chamber.

When: Thursday, April 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Where: Colorado State Capital, Denver

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All families deserve a chance: Capitol Day 2022 / Día en el capitolio 2022

We are thrilled to host our 5th Anniversary Day on April 14 and 20 in the Capital Event Series. To accommodate the different schedules and access requirements around personal vs. virtual events among our community members, we will have two events: a virtual advocacy training from 14 April 5: 30-7: 00 pm and an in-person lobby day 20 April 9:00 – From 11:00 AM. Come on, everyone come – whether you are new to advocacy for the first time in Capitol or an experienced professional, we want you to join us and make your voice heard for working families!

When: Thursday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m.

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History Colorado: 2022: Year of the Lincoln Hills: Donnie L. Bet

Deliberately lower field Donnie L. Bates is a founding member of two Denver theater companies: the City Stage Ensemble and the Denver Black Arts Company. He attended the Yale School of Drama. Her theatrical performance credits include The Gospel at Colonus on Broadway, Warrior Ant from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) as well as SpongeBob, Driving Miss Daisy, Home, Mother Rainy’s Black Bottom, Joe Turner’s Cum and Gunn and many more. Bates is a True West Award winning director and documentary maker. His film, Deerfield: The Road Les Traveled, a docudrama about the all-black city of Northern Colorado, was nominated for an EMI.

When: Friday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver

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We’ll see you next week with more ways to take action Thanks again!

Sincerely,

Sarah Loflin, Executive Director

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