Democratic Senate Candidates Face off in Racial Justice Forum

Colorado’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary candidate discussed systemic racism in a forum on Saturday hosted by SEIU Local 105, Colorado People’s Action, Colorado Black Women for Political Action, and others. Former Governor John Hickenlooper and former Colorado House speaker Andrew Romanoff talked about their experience with addressing racial injustice. 

The candidates were also asked about affordable housing, immigrant justice, and raising the federal minimum wage. 
The primaries are set to take place on June 30th via mail-in ballots.

News and Updates:

Coloradans Protest for #JusticeforGeorgeFloyd

Demonstrations protesting police brutality and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement continued Monday night for the fourth night straight. Protesters are demanding national policing reform and justice for people of color killed in police custody after a video of police in Minnesota killing George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was released last Tuesday. SEIU International … Continued

Workers Demand Action on Paid Sick Leave

Essential workers delivered letters to elected officials outlining the risks they have experienced while working through the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of SEIU Local 105 detail the risks and difficulties they have faced and how the lack of mandatory paid sick leave and whistleblower protections exacerbated the situation. Janitors, airport workers, and care workers are all … Continued

Democratic Senate Candidates Face off in Racial Justice Forum

Colorado’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary candidate discussed systemic racism in a forum on Saturday hosted by SEIU Local 105, Colorado People’s Action, Colorado Black Women for Political Action, and others. Former Governor John Hickenlooper and former Colorado House speaker Andrew Romanoff talked about their experience with addressing racial injustice.  The candidates were also asked about … Continued

Community: