Next LAD Meeting…

Wednesday, March 4th • 6:30pm
Front Range Community College • Community Room

A bit of activism: Kim Gibbs, from Citizens for Quiet Skies, will be on hand to discuss the Vance Brand Airport noise issue. Kim will provide facts and history, clear up misinformation — summarizing this important neighborhood issue from a few different angles — and answer whatever questions you might have.A bit of tracking: You’ve gotten our legislative bill updates, how about some tips on lobbying legislators? We’ll walk you through the easy bill tracking process using the LAD website, developed by our very own CLEAN (Citizen Lobbyist Early Action Network). We’ll have a quick review of the bills passed or killed so far, and Bob Norris will be on hand to share how a bill becomes a law.PLUS, TAMALES! (Come early): Red or Green Chili. $6 for a 6-pack. We’d like to know how many to have on hand, so send us an email at longmontareadems@gmail.com to reserve yours!

Please join us…and please, bring a friend!  Wednesday, March 4th, 6:30pm, Front Range Community College, 2121 Miller Drive, Classroom Building (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room. (go in door C4, go left, past the cafeteria, Community Room is on the right across from the bathrooms.)

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2015 El Comité Fundraiser Dinner

Saturday, February 28th  5:30–8pm
First Lutheran Church  803 3rd Ave  Longmont

You don’t want to miss this annual event in support of one of our most important community organizations! With guest speakers Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle, and Latino Chamber of Commerce President Jose Beteta, as well as a presentation from a student with the St Vrain Adult Education program. El Comité has changed lives — and our community — for the better!

Did we mention FABULOUS FOOD?

Send us an email for tickets…
Why should you support El Comité and the work it does? Watch:

THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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LAD Meeting THIS Wednesday, February 4!

Thanks to all who attended last night…

How about voting on Colorado’s legislative bills BEFORE our legislators do?

YOU CAN with DIGITDEMOS,  the new, interactive program created by Ron Tupa former Colorado State Senator (8 years) and Representative (6 years).At our next meeting, Ron will be on hand to walk us through this powerful political accountability platform (which is completely neutral on all bills and issues). Digitdemos is a great tool for citizens to be directly involved, holding our “legislators responsible for votes in REAL TIME, all through the legislative process from beginning to end”Check out DIGITDEMOS at digitdemos.com 

Please join us…and please, bring a friend! Wednesday, February 4, 6:45pm, Front Range Community College, 2121 Miller Drive, Classroom Building (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room. (go in door C4)
THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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Our Next LAD Meeting, Wednesday, February 4, 6:45pm

 How about voting on Colorado’s legislative bills BEFORE our legislators do?

YOU CAN with DIGITDEMOS,  the new, interactive program created by Ron Tupa former Colorado State Senator (8 years) and Representative (6 years).At our next meeting, Ron will be on hand to walk us through this powerful political accountability platform (which is completely neutral on all bills and issues). Digitdemos is a great tool for citizens to be directly involved, holding our “legislators responsible for votes in REAL TIME, all through the legislative process from beginning to end”Check out DIGITDEMOS at digitdemos.com 

Please join us…and please, bring a friend! Wednesday, February 4, 6:45pm, Front Range Community College, 2121 Miller Drive, Classroom Building (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room. (go in door C4)
THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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Thanks so much for attending!

Our sincere thanks to those folks who took time out during this busy holiday season to attend, share great food and progressive ideas! Thanks to outgoing board members who’ve served us and the progressive community so well. Thank you and Congratulations to incoming and continuing board members — Here’s to a wonderful year ahead!  Special thanks to Marilyn Hughes LAD President, and Bob Miller, outgoing LAD Co-President, who ran a wonderful, energizing meeting. Special thanks to Joan Peck, for her encouragement, support and brilliant contribution of ideas toward the continued success of LAD. Special thanks to Marta Moreno, who updated us on her important, historical and continuing work within our Latino community. Special thanks to State Representative Mike Foote, who more than “walks the walk” bridging effective citizen advocacy in our state legislature, now together with LAD, shepherding the launch of CLEAN. Thanks to all of those who paid for membership into Longmont Area Democrats, we are inspired by your support to continue our work toward a Progressive Democracy.

Longmont Area Democrats
Annual Holiday Potluck
and Election of Officers

Saturday, December 13 • 11:00am – 2pm • Front Range Community College • 2190 Miller Drive (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room
JOIN US for good food, good fellowship and great ideas for what’s next for progressive democracy. We’ve got plenty to feel good about — Boulder County’s turn-out (76% of targetted voters!) PLUS, we’ve got new progressive ideas percolating in Longmont, including our launch of the Citizen Lobbyist Project, to share with you!
PLEASE BRING A DISH TO SHARE AND YOUR OWN TABLE SERVICE. LAD WILL PROVIDE BEVERAGES. Help Light up December with Fellowship and Keep the Progressive Lights on into 2015.
WE’LL ALSO BE SELLING TAMALES!…Red or Green Chili. $12/dozen(a buck a tamale!). We’d like to know how many to have on hand, so send us an email at longmontareadems@gmail.com to reserve yours!
Please join us…and please, bring a friend! Saturday, December 13, 11am–2pm, Front Range Community College, 2190 Miller Drive, Classroom Building (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room. (go in door C4, go left, past the cafeteria, Community Room is on the right across from the bathrooms.)

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Two Great Ways to Get INVOLVED!

WHAT: BE HEARD Rally at the Blue Ribbon Task Force Meeting
WHEN: TOMORROW, Thursday, November 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Ranch/Larimer County Fairgrounds – 5280 Arena Circle in Loveland
PLEASE RSVP: GO TO this LINK. The event is free and open to the public. Clean Water Action will provide lunch and help coordinate transportation to and from the event, so please RSVP…

Want a transparent process with MEANINGFUL recommendations? Think the State has a responsibility to protect our communities from the risks of fracking? Concerned, frustrated, angry with the Task Force process? As concerned citizens have your voices heard as loud as the oil and gas industry! Help us be heard at the Blue Ribbon Oil and Gas Task Force meeting as we call for EFFECTIVE policies that protect our water, our air, and our communities — and puts our citizens first by protecting our water and our air.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about carpooling from Longmont: contact LAD at longmontareadems@gmail.com

 

WHAT: Vacancies on Longmont City Boards and Commissions
WHEN: NOW. Applications due THIS Friday, Nov. 21st, 5pm.
WHERE: Go to THIS LINK.

ANOTHER WAY TO SERVE, AND MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD. GO TO the link above to see a list of the vacancies and a place to access the application. It can be filled out online and then emailed/submitted to the city clerk or you can go to the City Clerk’s office (Municipal Building, Kimbark & 3rd), get an application, and/or turn one in personally. Application DEADLINE: THIS Friday Nov. 21st, 5pm.

THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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PBO’s Press Conference 11/5/14

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Senator Mark Udall’s concession speech…

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