Posted inColoradans, Equity, Housing, News, Politics and Government

A Native-inclusive safe campsite has opened in Denver. But some lament loss of community.

When Wanbli Cabrera and several of her family members started camping outside of Four Winds American Indian Council at West Fifth Avenue and Bannock Street in Denver five months ago, they were running out of options.  They had been camping on the streets of Denver for years — two, in Cabrera’s case, and longer for […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado bishops speak out on COVID-19 and court’s church ruling

An open letter to Gov. Jared Polis: Dear Governor Polis, As spiritual leaders overseeing 427 churches in Colorado, we are critical of the recent federal court ruling regarding public health, which allows faith communities to not adhere to state public health mandates regarding crowd size and mask wearing. Studies have shown how many of the […]

Posted inCulture, News, Politics and Government

We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics

A coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state Capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a […]