Ready, Set, Action: Political Events in Metro Denver Through April
Donald Trump at a Loveland campaign appearance.
Metro Denver has been seeing a lot of political action this month, and it will only pick up with the good weather — and more protests. Keep reading for ways you can get involved this month.
Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m.
Overturn Citizens United
First Unitarian Society of Denver, 1400 Lafayette Street
Metro Denver members of Move to Amend — an organization pushing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to ensure that inalienable rights belong only to human beings, not corporations, and that money is not protected free speech — will welcome national leadership team members George Friday and Laura Bonham. The free program includes a thirty-minute documentary and discussion. Find out more on the Amend Facebook page.
Wednesday, April 26, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The First Hundred Days of the Trump Presidency
Colorado State Capitol
The University of Denver Political Science Department is organizing this event, at which Colorado Representative Cole Wist will host Seth Masket, Christina Wolbrecht, Susan Schulten, Alan Chen and Derigan Silver in a discussion of Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. Find out more on the First Hundred Days Facebook page.
Thursday, April 27, 6 to 8 p.m.
Denver Sanctuary City Forum
Denver Inner-City Parish, 1212 Mariposa Street
The Colorado People's Alliance, Colorado Immigration Rights Coalition and the Colorado Resistance Table are hosting a community forum to discuss why Denver needs a true sanctuary policy. Find out more on the Facebook page.
Saturday, April 29, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Together Colorado Quarterly Training
Augustana Lutheran Church, 5000 East Alameda Avenue
Together Colorado, a multi-faith, multi-racial community organization comprising 200 congregations, schools and faith leaders, will offer another round of community organization. Find out more at togetherco.org.
Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
People's Climate March on Denver
Civic Center Park
Join Coloradans who'll be gathering to protest the Trump administration's position on climate change. Find out more on the People's Climate March event page.
Saturday, April 29, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Said & Done Civics 101 Broomfield
Colorado Conservatory of Dance, 3001 Industrial Lane #12, Broomfield
Said & Done, a coalition of volunteer community organizers focused on programming that helps new activists, will hold another training session. To find out more and RSVP, go to tinyurl.com/RSVP Broomfield.
Saturday, April 29, 5 to 9 p.m.
Choice Is Golden: Protecting Reproductive Rights for 50 Years in Colorado
Grand Hyatt, 1750 Welton Street
NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado's annual gala will celebrate the founding of the organization and Colorado becoming the first state to allow safe, legal abortion — on April 25, 1967. Keynoting the event is Dr. Willie Parker, author of Life's Work; A Moral Argument for Choice. Find out more at prochoicecolorado.org.
Keep reading for more events this spring.
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