November, 2012

Hate Violence Task Force Unveils New Script and Name

The Colorado Lawyers Committee is pleased to announce that, after more than a year of development, the Hate Violence Task Force has a new script! Since 1993, the Task Force has presented a fictional trial involving Colorado’s Hate/Bias-Motivated Crimes Statute to schools and community groups around the state. The updated script incorporates discrimination against members of the Muslim and GLBT...

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Immigration Task Force Leadership Changes

Our sincerest thanks to Emily Curray (Stern & Curray LLC) who, after more than 10 years as the Chair of the Immigration Task Force, has stepped down.  Her vision and follow-through on immigration matters, especially the collaboration with the Immigrant Resource Center, has made a significant difference in countless people’s lives.  Thank you, Emily!!  We’d also like to extend a warm welcome...

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Nonpartisan Call Center Fields 1,400 Calls on Election Day

Our sincere thanks to the 81 volunteers who took calls from voters around the state at our Nonpartisan Call Center on Election Day 2012.  Starting with our first caller just before 7 a.m. and ending just after the polls closed at 7 p.m., our volunteers answered approximately 1,400 calls on 21 lines, including 6 lines dedicated to Spanish-speaking voters.  The dedication of these volunteers to...

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