ACLU Presentation: Know Your Rights

Penrose Library 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO

Citizens Project welcomes the ACLU of Colorado as they present Know Your Rights - Interacting with Law Enforcement. Join us to learn about your rights and how to protect yourself when dealing with law enforcement officers. There will be a one hour presentation with half an hour for questions.

Drag Show Fundraiser

Carter Payne 320 S Weber St, Colorado Springs, CO

Citizens Project is having a Drag Show Fundraiser! Mark your calendars for December 12 at Carter Payne (downstairs in The Cellar). Doors open at 7:00pm, show begins at 7:30pm! Pre-sale tickets are $15, and tickets are $20 at the door.

Voter Suppression in Colorado: What You Need to Know

Colorado Technical University 4435 N Chestnut St, Colorado Springs, CO

Voter suppression is a strategy used to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing specific groups of people from voting. In 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Shelby v. Holder that voting laws had resulted in voter suppression and discrimination. The AAUW Colorado Springs Branch Public Policy committee members have […]

The Law Enforcement Accountability Project: Transparency in Olympic City USA

Relevant Word Ministries 1040 S Institute St, Colorado Springs, CO

The Law Enforcement Accountability Project presents: Transparency in Olympic City USA. Learn about police accountability in Colorado Springs. Where are we, how did we get here, and how do we compare? Panelists will discuss independent monitoring and the research on promising practices in Colorado and nationally. Let’s talk about where we should put energy for […]

Know Your Caucus

Atrevida Beer Company 204 Mount View Lane, Suite 3Colorado Springs,

Participating in the caucus & primary process is a necessary step to participation in our democracy. Learn how to get involved in your party's process so you can have choice over who gets on the ballot. Join us for a casual conversation to learn more.

Volunteer Open House

The Wild Goose

Want to be a force for change in your community? Learn how you can get involved with Citizens Project to promote equity and civic engagement! This is an open conversation to share ideas and begin involvement.

Volunteer at Home to Get out the Census Count

For the safety of everyone and recommendations from the CDC to not gather in public and practice social distancing, Citizens Project is moving all of our events to virtual events. It is still vital that our most vulnerable communities are counted during the 2020 Census, and we will be reaching our neighbors by making phone […]

Shining a Light on Oversight: Presented by the Law Enforcement Accountability Project

Postponed due to COVID-19 From the Law Enforcement Accountability Project with regard to the April 2 event:⁠ ⁠ "Beloved Community:⁠ Please know that we come to you after deep thought and consideration. Your health and safety are our utmost concerns at this time. We have decided to postpone the April 2 event, “Shining a Light […]

Virtual Party to Get Out the Count

Join us on Zoom to Get Out the Count with your community! Together, we will be writing postcards and sending texts to our neighbors, telling them how important the Census is. This is a great way to connect with people virtually while making sure our community is counted! RSVP to get the Zoom link by […]

Virtual Party to Get Out the Count: Part 2

We had such a good time last Zoom party, we had to do it again! Join us next Tuesday on Zoom to Get Out the Count with your neighbors! We'll be sending text messages to tell our community how important the Census is. This is a great way to connect with people virtually while making […]

Virtual Party to Get Out the Count: Part 3

Join us in our final push to Get Out the Count! We will reach out to our last contacts for the Census by sending text messages to our neighbors we haven't reached yet. This is a great way to connect with people virtually while making sure EVERYONE is counted! RSVP to get the Zoom link […]

How’s my neighbor? 2020 Creating Community Breakfast & Happy Hour

Virtual Creating Community Day August 27th 8am-8:30am AND/OR 5:30pm-6:00pm Every year, Citizens Project holds a Creating Community Breakfast to celebrate our work in building equity and inclusion in our region and to foster dialogue about ways we move forward together. This year, we are building community virtually over Zoom and Facebook Live. We will be […]