ACLU Speaker Coming to Durango on Oct. 3!
“PROTECTING THE CONSTITUTION IN THE AGE OF TRUMP”
SUPPORTED BY CIVIL RIGHTS COMMITTEE“Protecting the Constitution in the Age of Trump.” Dr. Kathleen Hyne from the American Civil Liberties Union is speaking. This is a presentation free and open to the public.
09/09/18: Defend Durango’s Homeless
ACTION: Communicate with Durango City Council about safety concerns of the homeless community due to: 1) potential health risks associated with the dog park at the former uranium mill, and 2) ceasing the requirement for the homeless to set up and break down their tents every day.
2/14: American Disabilities Act Is Under Attack-House Vote Thursday
HOUSE BILL #620: (so called) ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 VOTE NO; if passed, it will go to the Senate
BACKGROUND: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is once again under attack.
9/14: Vote NO on ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action,
8/24: Stand up for Tolerance and Diversity
On August 11, 2017, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, a “Unite the Right” Rally occurred. A white supremacist used his car to mow down counter protestors, killing one woman, injuring 20 others, and two police officers monitoring the rally died in a helicopter crash.
6/20: The 2017 Durango PRIDE Festival Begins 6/21
The Durango PRIDE Festival runs from Wednesday, June 21 through June 24. Join the Durango PRIDE Parade on June 24 and stop by Buckley Park to say “hello”!
Calendar Link: http://www.indivisibledurango.co/event/pride-parade/
Durango Pride Festival Information:
6/2: Attend the Real Boy Film Screening on June 8!
You are invited to attend a movie about transgender issues entitled: “Real Boy”with a panel discussion to follow. This movie is sponsored by the Four Corners Alliance for Diversity.
“Real Boy” is the coming-of-age story of Bennett,
5/30: Thank You Sen. Bennet for LGBTQ Legislation!
Thank you to Senator Bennet for Re-introduction of LGBTQ non-discrimination legislation.Every American should have the right to enjoy the protections and opportunities of citizenship regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Equality Act of 2017 should ban discrimination in employment,