What’s the solution to America’s mass shooting emergency?

‘No Way to Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens,’ is a dark Onion headline that always makes the rounds on social media after every mass shooting in America. This is obviously satire, but it’s worth looking at exactly why America uniquely struggles with regular tragedies like Highland Park on a near-daily basis.Continue reading “What’s the solution to America’s mass shooting emergency?”

IAC Executive Director Shara Smith’s Speech to the White House

(Below is the speech Interfaith Alliance of Colorado executive director Shara Smith gave on a March 9 Zoom video call with White House staffers and leaders of other Colorado-based organizations.) Good afternoon, everyone! My name is Shara Smith. I’m the executive director of the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado. We are an interfaith public policy andContinue reading “IAC Executive Director Shara Smith’s Speech to the White House”

We’re hiring: Apply to become our new administrative assistant!

Job Description: Administrative Assistant About The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado:The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado promotes justice, religious liberty, and interfaith understanding through building relationships in order to educate, advocate, and catalyze social change. The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado was founded in 1998 by a group of faith leaders from multiple backgrounds who were frustrated thatContinue reading “We’re hiring: Apply to become our new administrative assistant!”

Coercion in Systems (education session and panel)

The public systems we navigate every day — from the education system, criminal justice system, and welfare system, among others — often have coercion baked into them that can deprive people of their ability to make free choices. Regardless of what systems we engage with, everyone deserves the right to make informed decisions. Sam Carwyn,Continue reading “Coercion in Systems (education session and panel)”

Rev. Tamara Boynton’s Speech from the March for Reproductive Rights

(Reproductive rights are under attack across the country, and Denver held a march for womxn — including trans women and non-binary individuals — in solidarity with womxn in Texas opposing the latest anti-abortion law. The following is the speech delivered by the Rev. Tamara Boynton, Interfaith’s director of strategic partnerships, at the Denver Womxn’s MarchContinue reading “Rev. Tamara Boynton’s Speech from the March for Reproductive Rights”