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July 26, 2017

PLACE wins support from Grand Junction city council

By Mary Sornsin & Andreya Krieves, PLACE team After months of dedicated organizing, PLACE (People for Local Activities & Community Enrichment) spokespersons Andreya Krieves and Kimberly […]
July 25, 2017

A growing movement asks, “what’s next?”

by Jeriel Brammeier, WCC Organizer Since the dawn of the pink hats at the Women’s March in January, a movement has emerged with passion and direction. […]
July 25, 2017
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Comment on revised Whitewater drilling by August 28

In late June, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its long-awaited revised Environmental Assessment on a proposal to drill 108 oil wells in the Grand […]
April 11, 2017

WCC members and allies crush it at Tipton town hall!

Constituents send a strong message to their Congressman Thank you to the 400+ people who packed the Montrose High School gym Friday night, April 7 for Rep. […]
March 14, 2017

Retooling the “multi-tool” organization

Members are invited to help sharpen WCC through a surge of community outreach By Dave Reed, Executive Director We like to describe Western Colorado Congress as […]
March 9, 2017

WCC’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

WCC has identified some top priorities for the 2017 state legislative session – here are the highlights: Gasfield justice Local Government Liable Fracking Ban Oil and […]
March 9, 2017

Up close and personal with the state legislature

By Emily Hornback, Organizer A record number of WCC members participated in our People’s Lobby Trip to Denver at the end of February – which was […]
December 30, 2016

Three reasons why your yearend donation is so powerful

Last chance to give in 2016 – and to empower WCC’s work in 2017 If you were thinking of making a donation to Western Colorado Congress, […]
November 9, 2016

The cure for the ills of democracy is more democracy

WCC’s job just became all the more important Politicians and parties come and go; principles endure. Western Colorado Congress is built on the principles of grassroots […]
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