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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Folks are coming together this week across the Grand Valley for a series of actions and events to celebrate and inspire positive change in Western Colorado. Join us if you can!
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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. If you're within range, please come on out to the Grand Junction MLK March, starting at City Hall at 12:30 pm. More event info here: https://www.facebook.com/WCDaysofAction/. ... See MoreSee Less
Western Colorado Congress shared Black Lives Matter Grand Junction's event.
Join people from across the Grand Valley on Monday for a march honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and to inspire us all to keep up the hard work for our communities!
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Grand Valley: Martin Luther King Day March and Celebration
200 White Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-7821, United States
"Service To Others Is the Rent You Pay For Room Here On Earth" This year's celebration is "Service To Others" Monday January 16th: 12:30pm City Hall March - City Hall To Handy Chapel: Route - Commence at 5th Rood - South on 5th to Main - West on Main to 1st - North on 1st to Grand - East on Grand to 5th - South on 5th to White - West on white to handy Chapel located at 200 White Avenue !!Dress Warmly!! Handy Chapel Program: Immediately following will be a program at Handy Chapel with singing and speakers. The Harry Butler's Service to Others award will be given to three receipts this year. The 2016 Receptient was Dan Robinson The night program will be held at CMU. This will consist of vendors, sponosrs, speakers, mucisians, singers and other festivities. CMU Program in the CMU Ballroom: 5:30pm - Social Hour 6:00pm - Program Start. If you're an organization and would love to have a non-political table at the night program, PLEASE contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2017 Colorado Legislative Session kicked off this week and WCC is here to keep you informed & engaged as our lawmakers get to work.
Each year, from January to May, WCC organizes grassroots voices to participate in the Colorado State Legislature. Here are three ways you can get involved:
1) Visit the Capitol on our People's Lobby Trip February 27- March 1 for timely opportunities to contact lawmakers about specific bills.
2) Join a WCC action team to do help write letters to the editor, call legislators, and more.
3) Join WCC’s legislative committee. We hold weekly calls throughout the session to weigh in on specific bills.
To sign up and for more info:
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Colorado Legislature back in action
The 2017 session kicked off on January 11, and WCC’s legislative committee is ready to hit the ground running. Each year, from January to May, WCC organizes grassroots voices to participate in the Colorado State Legislature.
Did you know that WCC organizes a free People’s Lobby Trip each year, where we train members as citizen lobbyists to meet with legislators at the Capitol about our priority issues? [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