“Every day, you have the power to choose our better history — by opening your hearts and minds, by speaking up for what you know is right."
― MICHELLE OBAMA

Meet & Greet with Boulder County Commissioner Candidate Marta Loachamin, Wednesday, June 26, 5:30–6:30pm, 2233 Mariposa Ave, Boulder. If you can't attend, please consider donating, here. marta2020.org

2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate, Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 & 27, 7pm, NBC, MSNBC, Telemundo (also streaming). 10 Candidates each night (In order left to right on stage, Wednesday: DeBlasio, Ryan, Castro, Booker, Warren, O'Rourke, Klobuchar, Gabbard, Inslee, Delaney. Thursday: Williamson, Hickenlooper, Yang, Buttigieg, Biden, Sanders, Harris, Gillibrand, Bennet, Swallwell.) More here.

Indivisible's Debate Watch Guide, download to print, here.


The Boulder County Democratic Party invites you to their 2020 Presidential Candidate Debate Watch Party, Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 & 27, 6;30pm, BCDP HQ, 5735 Arapahoe Ave. #A1, Boulder. Light refreshements provided, please bring your own dinner or snacks to share. Interested in carpooling to Boulder for this event? Email us at longmontareadems@gmail.com

TWO (!) Longmont Neighborhood 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate Watch Parties, Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 & 27, 6:30pm, locations upon RSVP here. Feel free to bring a snack to share if you like.

POSTCARDS to Elected Officials to END CHILD CAMPS in the USA! Thursday, June 27, 5:30–6:30pm, 455 Main St, Longmont, Latino Task Force of Boulder County. A powerful community event, demanding the END of this egregious practice. RSVP to martaloachamin@gmail.com or to mlandaposas@latinotaskforce.org

Community Protest of BI Inc, a GEO Subsidiary in Boulder, Thursday, June 27, 6–7pm 6265 Gunbarrel Ave, Boulder. GEO runs ICE detention centers and BI inc. is a member of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, earning more than half a billion dollars from ICE contracts. This company  originally made monitoring equipment for cattle now makes electronic monitoring equipment on asylum seekers, profiting off the dehumanization of persons who have entered this country to escape dangerous conditions in their home countries.

Lights for Liberty, Friday, July 12, 7–9pm Aurora Contract Detention Facility, 14999 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora. Shining a light on the horrific abuses of the Trump administration in human detention camps. People will begin arriving at 7pm local time at locations around the nation. At five main locations, legislators, activists, and organizers will speak until 9pm. At 9pm local time, at every detention camp, and in cities, towns, and homes around America, a silent sea of candles will light up the nation.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS. See "What to do if ICE comes to your door", from the National Immigration Project, here.

IMMIGRANTS & ALLIES: Please keep the Colorado Rapid Response Network (CORRN)  — Immigration hotline number: 1 (844) 864-8341 to report any ICE activity in Colorado and southern Wyoming! Please follow CORRN on facebook (Colorado Rapid Response Network - Immigration) and support the following groups affiliated with CORRN online:  American Friends Service Committee (facebook:ColoradansForImmigrantRights),
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition,
Colorado People's Alliance, Mi Familia Vota,
Padres y Jóvenes Unidos, Together Colorado,
United for a New Economy


CD2 Congressman Joe Neguse Pushes for Congressional Hearing on Aurora Immigration Detention Facility, here.

America's New Concentration Camp System, by Andrea Pitzer, here.

THIS SATURDAY & EVERY Saturday: Longmont Leads with Love Weekly Vigil, 1–2pm, 6th and Main St.

4th Annual Universal Health Care Conference, Saturday, June 29, 10am–4pm, Pipefitters Union Hall, 6350 Broadway, Denver — Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care. Register here (required for attendance). More info, here.

Coffee with Candidate for Boulder County Commissioner, Marta Loachamin, Saturday, June 29, 11am–12:30pm, Longmont. RSVP required, here. If you can't attend, please consider donating, here. marta2020.org

Jonathan Singer for Boulder County Commissioner Campaign Kickoff, Sunday, June 30, BRU Handbuilt Ales & Eats, 5290 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder. If you can't attend, please consider donating, here. singerforbouldercounty.com


RAIL IS POSSIBLE BY 2026! — via the Peak Service Plan. Read Longmont City Councilwoman Joan Peck's editorial, here.

READ Shari Malloy's Stand with Our St. Vrain Creek editorial, here.

The Boulder County Democratic Party
needs volunteers for the Louisville Street Fair, Friday and some Saturday evenings from mid-June to early August.  Go here to sign up!

The Mueller Report like you've never heard it — The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, read by Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow, Alfre Woodard and more, here.


And speaking of Mueller, he's testifying in front of the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on Wednesday, July 17. More here.

All of the Mueller report’s major findings in less than 30 minutes, from PBS, here.

Interested in a Mueller Report Book Group? Details to come. RSVP here.


RECALL UPDATE: We could not have said it better ourselves: "Blockhead Republicans Prepare Another Idiotic Recall Attempt" (Colorado Pols, here). This time, State Senator Brittany Pettersen (SD22), who won her district by NINETEEN points! Go to pettersenproud.com to add your name in support of Senator Pettersen. Continue to support Our Colorado Way of Life.

ACTIONS: If you are approached to sign a petition (to repeal the National Popular Vote, etc.) DECLINE TO SIGN, unless you have access to trusted info about any approved petitions. We'll keep you posted! Donate to, or volunteer with Our Colorado Way of Life, also on facebook. SPREAD THE MESSAGE on social media and to your contact lists that the RECALLS are WRONG, they invalidate votes (Sullivan won by EIGHT points) and they cheat democracy!

IMPEACHMENT: from Indivisible, here.

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Bill Bramhall, Copyright 2019 Tribune Content Agency

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