No matter our individual identities or faith traditions, we all believe in the common good. This requires us to do our homework to make sure we are informed, compassionate, and proactive. Critical race theory is rooted in these very same ideals.
Interfaith Alliance of Colorado is reframing the concept of reproductive health, rights, and justice. We strive to create a different way of looking at a person, situation, and the impact of one’s actions. We are advocating for a broader idea of who needs access to reproductive healthcare. We seek to change the perspective that peopleContinue reading “Reframing Reproductive Justice with Sam Carwyn”
HB21-1214, with strong bipartisan support, was signed into law on July 6th, throwing open the doors of opportunity for thousands of Coloradans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021 (PDF version available here) Denver, CO — Clean Slate Colorado, an effort led by criminal justice reform advocates, faith leaders, grassroots organizations, and directly-impacted individuals and families, celebrates theContinue reading “Press Release: HB 21-1214 Record Sealing Collateral Consequences Signed Into Law!”
Who would have imagined that what took place 52 years ago, would be making an impact on our country and communities still today? With defiance, courage, and conviction, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and allied individuals reacted on June 28, 1969, to the police raid on the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. This outcry forContinue reading “Proud, Prideful: Brian Henderson, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado Board Chair”
Last month, we joined seven partner organizations to host a reproductive justice virtual lobby day for advocates and a handful of our state legislators. During that event, our storyteller Ev uplifted the experience of trans masculine people while Rev. Heather Haginduff shared her abortion story, highlighting the importance of comprehensive sexual education. Both of theirContinue reading “Reproductive Justice Lobby Day Stories: Ev Evnen & Rev. Heather Haginduff”
April is National Minority Health Month, a month-long initiative to advance health equity across the country on behalf of all racial and ethnic minorities. This week is also the fourth annual national Black Maternal Health Week. It was founded and is led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. The campaign serves to amplify the voicesContinue reading “Black Maternal Health Week: Claiming our Power, Resilience, and Liberation”
Like all Coloradans, we are heartbroken and horrified at the events that occurred earlier today at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder. We are mere days away from a racially-motivated mass shooting in Atlanta, and tragedy has now again struck in our backyard. As a coalition of people and communities from many faith traditions,Continue reading “Regarding Today’s Tragic Events In Boulder”
The response letter below was sent to Director of Safety Murphy Robinson on January 20 following an email to Dr. Robert Davis informing him that Robinson and his representatives with the Denver Police Department would pull out of the community-led Task Force to Reimagine Policing and Public Safety. Interfaith Alliance of Colorado has participated inContinue reading “A Response to Denver Law Enforcement’s Departure From Task Force To Reimagine Policing”
Sometimes moments of extreme fracture can bring greater healing – just as the bone grows back stronger in the broken places. We pray that the fracture and heartache so many of us experienced by seeing the People’s House overrun by our own fellow citizens will inspire a fortitude in us to recommit to our democracyContinue reading “A Statement Regarding Violence at our Nation’s Capitol and the Electoral College”
Interfaith Alliance of Colorado celebrates local and statewide election results, calls for peace and patience as Presidential election results remain uncertain
The following statement may be attributed to Rev. Amanda Henderson, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado executive director: “The uncertainty of the Presidential election results is stressful for everyone, so I urge all Coloradans to remain calm while ballots are tabulated. It’s much more important for the count to be accurate than it is to be fast,Continue reading “Interfaith Alliance of Colorado celebrates local and statewide election results, calls for peace and patience as Presidential election results remain uncertain”
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