The May 5th Supreme Court decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway concluded that the practice by the Greece, NY, town board of opening its meetings with predominantly Christian prayer does not violate the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. This despite the fact the practice causes a certain religious imposition on those citizens attending the town board meetings who see themselves as excluded or at least marginalized by being subjected to official governmental prayer, sectarian in nature, that effectively endorses a faith they do not themselves subscribe to. Continue reading
Citizens Project is proud to announce the hire of Deborah Walker as Associate Director.
Ms. Walker holds a BA in History, Master of Public Administration, and Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Colorado. She has served in board leadership positions with several local nonprofits in addition to being an active member of her faith community. She has a passion for social justice and equality and enjoys participating in service projects to the developing world. Deb is an enthusiastic supporter of the mission of Citizens Project and brings a broad nonprofit skillset to this position.
“Most people in the Pikes Peak region support the core values of freedom and equality that Citizens Project upholds. I am honored to be joining this dynamic organization and am excited to expand the reach of its work to the people of this community,” Walker said.
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