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Angela Jackson is a Denver-Area Freelance Writer

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By the power vested in me: Colorado clergy coalition supports marriage equality

May 1, 2014

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DENVER — For a few Colorado clergy members, there is one grain they are happy to go against. Why Marriage Matters Colorado, an organization the supports marriage equality, announced on April 16 that a coalition of 215 clergy and faith leaders from Pueblo to Denver to Fort Collins support same-sex marriage. Faithful Voices for Strong […]

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Downtown rallies for marriage equality

April 17, 2014

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DENVER-His story is the same as many others.  He met someone, they started talking, went on several dates and eventually fell in love. Two Boston terriers and a house later, he plans to marry the love of his life next summer. However, right now in Colorado, his fairytale has a cloud that hangs over. His […]

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ACLU stops at the intersection of civil liberties and economic injustice

April 2, 2014

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DENVER –– The Denver chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union held its annual membership meeting on Thursday Feb. 20. About 100 people from adults in their early 20’s to Randall, a 7-year-member in his late 70’s, braved the cool Colorado night to gather in the Craig Community Room at the University of Denver to […]

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Landmark Legislation for women- and minority-owned businesses

March 20, 2014

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Landmark Legislation for women- and minority-owned businesses

DENVER — Mayor Michael Hancock authorized new legislation on Feb. 19, aimed at giving women- and minority-owned businesses an edge in Denver. Two new ordinances and an executive order were signed as a result of a review of the 2013 Disparity Study.  The study examined the utilization of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises or M/WBE, and […]

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Common Core: right on or rotten for Colorado?

February 20, 2014

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DENVER — The set of education standards adopted by several states nationwide known as Common Core, are being asked to be re-evaluated for Colorado by Americans for Prosperity. The Common Core standards were introduced in 2010, as an effort by educators, researchers and community groups to increase college and career readiness for America’s children. Its […]

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