70 results for tag: equality

What is the value of diversity?

Special thanks to Citizens Project youth volunteer videographer Isaac and Impact Video Production for this video! Interviews were taped at the 2009 Everybody Welcome Festival of Cultural Diversity in Colorado Springs' America the Beautiful Park.

Change Begins With Me

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and March Saturday, January 16, 2010 3:30pm - 5:45 pm Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Terrance Carroll, Colorado's Speaker of the House of Representatives Please meet at Armstrong Hall (14 E. Cache La Poudre St., Colorado College Campus) at 3:30 for the march, with celebration to follow. Questions? Contact Jennifer @ 719-660-1435

Activist Alert: Help end workplace discrimination!

In 29 states, it’s still legal to fire someone because they’re gay. Just this month, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) was introduced in the U.S. Senate, which would make it illegal to fire, refuse to hire, or refuse to promote employees simply based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Some Senate members are trying to stop passage of this important legislation. Your Senators need to know that you support ending discrimination in the workplace.

August Freedom Watch Online

Read the August edition of Freedom Watch Online to learn about the sneaky scare tactics extremists are using to quelch equal rights, diversity and health care in our community!

Plus One

Citizens Project is planning a "Plus One" proposal that would allow all city employees to add another family member to the city's health insurance policy. The proposal has garnered lots of media attention. Check out these three articles in The Gazette: Barry Noreen: "Plus One" Not Just for Same Sex Partners Opinion: Plus One City Benefits Daniel Chacon: Push for Same-Sex Benefits Revived