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We like anything that creates community in the Pikes Peak region, and here's one:
Nearly 150 community members came out to support John Weiss, the 2010 Divine Award recipient on February 18, 2010. Watch it here, and check out the photos below, courtesy of Rob Larimer.
Thanks to the generosity of supporters in this community and Give! Campaign partners, Citizens Project raised more than $2,500 in the inaugural Give! Campaign. Congratulations to all participating organizations on a tremendous success, and thank you to all the philanthropists who gave through the campaign! Pictured above: Executive Director Barb Van Hoy with Independent publisher John Weiss and a really, really big check!
Thanks Amy Gillentine at the Colorado Springs Business Journal for reporting: The Human Rights Campaign released the first-ever “Buying for Equality” iPhone application. This guide will allow shoppers to access its guide for equality as they are shopping to see how hundreds of popular American brands are rated based on the businesses’ treatment of their LGBT employees. Now let's make the City of Colorado Springs eligible for inclusion on the "good list" by passing Plus One employee health benefits, which includes domestic partners (gay and straight)! Here is the latest Gazette Opinion piece in support.
I always work on the last day of the year. There are plenty of administrative details to see to, and there are usually several active projects for Citizens Project in late December, so there's enough work to keep me busy. But there's another reason I work on the last day of the year and I want to share it with you: gratitude. (more…)
Houston became the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor, with voters handing a solid victory to City Controller Annise Parker after a hotly contested runoff. Houston Chronicle
There's no better reward than the great feeling that accompanies giving time or money to a cause you care about. But we also know that a few really cool incentives never hurt anyone! Citizens Project is proud to have been selected as one of 29 great organizations in the Pikes Peak region as worthy of your support, and we're honored to invite you to participate in the inaugural Colorado Springs Independent Give! Campaign. Learn more from our most recent action alert or visit the Give! site. Whether you're a current CP supporter or a new donor, your donation may qualify you to receive rewards! So go ahead... unleash your inner philanthropist. ...
That's right! Citizens Project staff and volunteers have been working day and night to bring you all the election information you could possibly want! Start by reading our newest Freedom Watch Online, and don't forget to check out our Voter Guide for the City of Colorado Springs and School Districts 11, 20 and 49, our candidate survey for School District 2, and our election information page! Still have questions? Let us know!