Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is an alliance for community action empowering people to protect and enhance their quality of life in Western Colorado since 1980. WCC members are currently working on a number of issues including local foods & agriculture, public lands management, and the impacts of developing oil & gas and uranium resources.
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Western Colorado Congress shared League of Women Voters of Mesa County's event.
Citizens for Clean Air's 4th Annual Air Quality Forum will include an update on the Grand Junction City Council discussion about banning open burning within city limits and successful, healthy alternatives to agricultural burning. Guests include horticulturalist, Curtis Swift, Ph.D., andsuccessful organic farmer, Brian Olesen, owner of Colorado Mountain Jam in Palisade. ... See MoreSee Less
Air Quality Forum
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley
Our 4th Annual Air Quality Forum will include an update on the Grand Junction City Council discussion about banning open burning within city limits and successful, healthy alternatives to agricultural burning. Guests include horticulturalist, Curtis Swift, Ph.D., andsuccessful organic farmer, Brian Olesen, owner of Colorado Mountain Jam in Palisade. With over 17,000 people in Mesa County suffering from asthma and other respiratory ailments, smoke from trash and refuse burning exacerbates these conditions. Citizens for Clean Air is working to make our home a better place to breathe! Please join us for a lively conversation! For more information, call Karen Sjoberg at 970-242-1054 or email email@example.com.
WCC's Annual Conference is tomorrow & there is still time to register. Come join us for a great day of camaraderie, learning and fun!
More info here: http://wccongress.org/wcc/upcoming-events/… ... See MoreSee Less
Western Colorado Congress shared Colorado Families for a Fair Wage's photo.
"Increasing the minimum wage will contribute to economic growth without significant job losses or increases in consumer prices." - The Women's Foundation of Colorado
SHARE if you agree that we need to raise the wage this November! ... See MoreSee Less
On this National Day of Action to #StoptheTPP, WCC member and farmer Wink Davis is on his way to DC to urge lawmakers to reject the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). "The main beneficiaries are the mega companies that buy, process and ship raw agricultural commodities, not the farmers who face real risks from rising import competition." Stand with Wink today and TAKE ACTION!
Sign our petition http://bit.ly/2cGJZvL and call your representative today: 1-888-659-7351 ... See MoreSee Less
Been following the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Facebook? Want to learn more about how what's happening in ND is connected to "climate justice" and our own struggles on the Colorado Plateau?
Join us at the WCC Annual Conference this Saturday for a climate justice workshop and report back from frontline battles across the country.
Register here: http://bit.ly/2cuHkXc ... See MoreSee Less
Dean HarrisWell, interesting. This presupposes that climate change is predominantly human-caused. the natural universe does not appear to make ethical and political choices.1 week ago
“We believe in the power of people. We know that it is us, in these moments and in these movements that can actually make change,” said keynote speaker Jessie Ulibarri as he echoed the theme, We Believe in People, of WCC’s 2016 Annual Conference on Sept. 17 at the Montrose Pavilion.
“No one else is going to come down magically on a unicorn and save us.” [read more]
Western Colorado Congress
134 North Sixth Street
P.O. Box 1931
Grand Junction, CO 81502
(970) 256-7650 ph; (970) 245-0686 fax