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TV Channel: RMPBS (Rocky Mountain PBS) Date: Tuesday, December 26th, 2017, 7pm MST The Sultan and The Saint tells the story of the encounter between Saint Francis of Assisi (Christian) and Sultan Malik Al-Kamil (Muslim), two men of deep faith who bucked a century of war, distrust and propaganda to discover mutual respect and common ground. Told with historical accuracy, the film speaks with urgency to our present Muslim/Christian divide and our call to bridge this chasm. The Sisters of St. Francis Justice, Peace…Find out more »
Come and engage with a panel of experts on the different ways in which immigrants interface in our community. Panel will include City Council members Avila and Skorman, Sherriff's Office representative, CSPD, an immigration attorney, DACA students, and a high school administrator. *Spanish translation will be provided. *Child care will be available on a first come basis. *Food will be provided.Find out more »
***DATE UPDATE*** Due to the government shutdown (seriously) and another conflicting community event addressing immigration, we have rescheduled to February 28. University Center 302 Come learn about the plight of undocumented immigrants living in the shadows and join in a discussion with a special guest panel including Dr. Emily Skop, UCCS; Edwin Ruiz, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition; and local DREAMERS advocating for immigrant justice. Presented by GLINT (Global Intercultural Research Center) and Citizens Project. Free event parking in lot 224.Find out more »
Sold Out: Affordable Housing at Risk Film screening, panel, and discussion The lack of affordable housing is a national issue impacting many working Americans. Join representatives from the City of Colorado Springs, nonprofit sector, and Housing & Building Association to explore how this issue impacts our community locally. Participants will engage in a meaningful conversation around this important issue. Hosted by Citizens Project, Global Intercultural Research Center, and Just Talk Wednesday, March 21, 5:30-7:30pm UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Blvd.,…Find out more »
Cambridge Analytica, Facebook; Sinclair, The Denver Post; Robert Mercer, algorithms, and artificial intelligence…. What is the end game?
Control of our media and our minds.
When we don’t know who to trust and everything seems like fake news, we are most ripe for manipulation. Join us as we define the crisis in news media and how it impacts each of us. Learn about their strategies, our vulnerabilities, and how we can protect ourselves.
This is the first of three programs in a series that will include expert speakers and facilitated dialogue.
Join LWVPPR, Citizens Project, and Pikes Peak Equality Coalition for a Conversation with Secretary of State Wayne Williams and El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman: “Election Season Is Here: What’s New, What to Expect, and What Are We Doing to Keep Our Elections Secure?” We'll meet in Suite 1017 (the Assessor's Training Room). Please RSVP to email@example.com - refreshments will be provided.Find out more »
RSVP HERE Colorado's upcoming elections will most likely break records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from, and how is it being used to influence your vote? Join us to learn how to "follow the money" in Colorado political campaigns. Get the scoop on who raises and spends political money in Colorado - from candidates to Super PACS to nonprofit organizations. Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's…Find out more »
Colorado Springs Pridefest Parade March with Citizens Project and show your PRIDE! Sunday, July 15, 2018 11am Parade (10am gather) Meet near the corner of Cimmaron Ave/Tejon St. This year we are encouraging Citizens Project marchers to wear Citizens Project BLUE and accessorize with your best rainbow gear. Additionally, Please bring a sign the tells why YOU are marching and why LGBTIQ equality matters to you. Tell your story! Poster making supplies will be available at the Citizens…Find out more »