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Join Us in Thanking Colorado Springs School District 11 Board Members Who Voted YES to Keeping ALL Students Safe in School!

On June 13th, COS School District 11 Board of Directors voted to include gender expression, gender identity and transgender status, as well as sexual orientation, in anti-discrimination and harassment policies pertaining to students and staff. Citizens Project is a proud member of the Pikes Peak Safe @ School Coalition, led by Inside/Out Youth Services, which worked with the school district's board and staff to provide input on the anti-discrimination policy.  The policy change brings D11 -- the largest in the Pikes Peak Region with around 30,000 students in 60 schools -- into alignment with anti-bullying law HB1254 passed over a year ago. This is ...





2011: The Year in Review

Thanks to Citizens Project's inspired leadership, our volunteers, interns, collaborators, supporters and activists, 2011 was an incredible year! Below are just a few of the things we were able to accomplish with your help: Awards Citizens Project received several honors over the last year including: the Gay & Lesbian Fund Advancing Equality Award, "Ally of the Year" from the Colorado Springs Pride Center, and the "Steady and Strong for Diversity and Inclusion" award from the Colorado Springs Diversity Forum. Events Citizens Project events are more than fundraisers or friend-raisers; they're community in action, bringing together people from ...