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CCG, Allies Secure $29.1M in Emergency Rental Assistance to Keep 6K Families Housed

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December 06, 2023

On Tuesday, November 14th, Coloradans for the Common Good (CCG) leaders gathered with allies from the Denver Metro Tenants Union and the...

CCG leaders call on City Council to Increase Funding for Emergency Rental Assistance

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October 24, 2023

On Monday, Oct 23rd, CCG leaders held a press conference with 5 city council members to call on council to stand...

150 Leaders Advance Agenda for the Common Good in Jeffco Schools

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October 24, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Coloradans for the Common Good (CCG) convened a Jefferson County Public School Board...

USCCB: Pope Meets US Leaders Patiently Building 'Culture of Solidarity'

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September 17, 2023

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When Pope Francis told a group of U.S. community organizers that their work was "atomic," Jorge Montiel said, "I thought,...

350 Leaders Receive Commitments from Denver Mayoral Candidates to Work on CCG Agenda

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May 31, 2023

Last Thursday evening, 350 leaders from 20 institutions met with Denver Mayoral candidates Mike Johnston and Kelly Brough to present the...

'Recognizing the Stranger' Conference Commemorates 5-Year Organizing Strategy

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March 09, 2023

Over 300 leaders, clergy, religious, and bishops from 20 organizations gathered last week in San...

National Catholic Reporter Spotlights IAF Assistance with Synod

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January 04, 2023

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Jorge Montiel, lead organizer for Coloradans for the Common Good and Mountain Voices...

CCG & JESPA Partnership Results in Healthier Food for Jeffco Students

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November 07, 2022

Leading up to the 2021 School Board Elections in Jefferson County, CCG brought together over 300 people at Trinity Presbyterian Church...

CCG Part of IAF Delegation That Visited Pope Francis

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October 22, 2022

On Friday, October 14, our West/Southwest IAF network had the rare opportunity to visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

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CCG & Allies Boost Jeffco & Denver School Wage Floors to $18 & $20/Hr

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August 26, 2022

In response to calls for change by their workers and Coloradans for the Common Good, the Jefferson County School Board approved...

CCG Calls on City of Arvada & JeffCo to Invest Recovery Funds in Affordable Housing

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February 14, 2022

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Several organizations, including Coloradans for the Common Good, have met with Arvada and Jefferson County leaders for many years to...

CCG Leaders Raise Flag About Bias in School Accountability System

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May 07, 2021

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"I have seen firsthand how this accountability system targets neighborhood schools and our students of color,” said Germaine Padberg-Ludlow, a...