January Program – The Upcoming Legislative Session

Our speaker for the January meeting will be Daniel Ramos, Executive Director of One Colorado, who will discuss the 2017 Legislative Session and LGBTQ protections in 2017.

Daniel graduated from Sterling High School and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder. He graduated with a degree is sociology and Spanish and holds a Certificate in the Study and Practice of Leadership. Throughout his college career he was involved in many local, state, and national organizations. His involvement in the University of Colorado student government led to his election as Student Body President in 2009. During his term, he advocated for many diversity and sustainability initiatives, including a program that established CU-Boulder as the First ZeroWaste Student Government in the United States.

Prior to joining One Colorado, Daniel served as an organizer for the Stonewall Democrats’ “Elect-Equality” Initiative. As an organizer in Palm Springs, CA, he executed an aggressive field plan to recruit, train, and manage volunteers to facilitate voter engagement. He also returned for graduate studies at the University of Colorado School of Public Affairs, and earned a Masters of Public Administration in May 2014.

Before taking on the role of Executive Director at One Colorado, Daniel served as Deputy Director, Director of Safe & Inclusive Schools, as well as the Political and Organizing Director — managing the safe schools program and leading One Colorado’s work to mobilize, educate, and engage the LGBTQ community around important issues.

The New Families Support Group will meet as usual from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program will start in the Community Room at 7:30