Last week, the majority on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled 6-3 in favor of the plaintiff in the 303 Creative v. Elenis case. The case in question involves a Colorado-based website designer who may have fabricated a request from a same-sex couple to design a wedding website, then used that asContinue reading “Interfaith Alliance of Colorado CEO Shara Smith’s Statement on 303 Creative v. Elenis Decision”
For this Pride Month, it seems appropriate to delve into the evolution Colorado has undergone over the last few decades from what gay author Armistead Maupin once called “the South Africa of the US for gays” into a national leader on safeguarding and protecting LGBTQ+ rights. This year in particular was a landmark year forContinue reading “Colorado Has Transformed from a Nightmare to a Safe Haven for the LGBTQ+ Community”
The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado is seeking volunteers to participate in its Drug Policy and Public Health Survey Project. If you live, work, worship, or vote in Colorado, we want to hear from you! Our goal is to learn more about Coloradans’ attitudes toward different drug policy approaches. Participants will be asked to complete anContinue reading “Interfaith Drug Policy and Public Health Survey Project Registration Form”
According to a recent Washington Post report, a Denver-area nonprofit is reportedly collecting data from gay dating app Grindr in an effort to out gay Catholic priests. The Post reported that the nonprofit, dubbed Catholic Laity and Clergy for Renewal, has spent at least $4 million between 2018 and 2021 on collecting data from variousContinue reading “Colorado Organization Seeks to Out Gay Catholic Priests”
Colorado’s new universal pre-K program is rolling out this month, with the state now accepting applications for the first wave between January 17 and February 14. The second wave will be open between February 15 and March 13. Families that apply during the current window can expect to hear back by March 10. What doesContinue reading “Breaking Down Colorado’s New Universal Pre-K Program”
The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado stands with the Jewish community against the recent rise in anti-semitism and hateful rhetoric targeting our Jewish brothers and sisters. We are appalled and, frankly, scared for the safety of our Jewish friends and family members at the increase in anti-Jewish hatred, both here in Colorado and across the UnitedContinue reading “Statement Regarding Rise in Anti-Semitism”
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.