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Lisa Calderón Wants to Break the Glass Ceiling for Women in Politics

Lisa Calderón is one of those people in Denver politics that everybody knows. Whether she’s running to be Denver’s first female mayor or making ...
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Federal Heights just made history with Colorado’s first all-woman city council The council is the first to be without a man in nearly 150 years of statehood

As departing Federal Heights Councilman Harold Thomas said his goodbyes late last year to his colleagues on City Council, he noted that “the city is ...
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Study: Black women hold few appointed/elected offices in the U.S.

By: Micah Smith Posted at 5:03 PM, Jan 27, 2022 and last updated 6:02 PM, Jan 27, 2022 DENVER — With the announcement that President Biden ...
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‘I just want to ride my bike:’ An honest talk about racial bias in transportation

DENVER — “This is 2021 into ’22. I’m too old for this mess. I just want to ride my bike. Leave me alone,” said Marcus Robinson, cofounder and ...
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  • Press Release
  • Dec 6, 2021
  • Emerge Colorado

RELEASE: Emerge Colorado Announces 2022 Signature Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 6, 2021 Contact: Lisa Calderón lisa@emergeco.org (720) 505-4293 RELEASE: Emerge Colorado Announces 2022 ...
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13 Women Defying the Cannabis Industry Shutout

In Denver, Colorado, Dr. Lisa Calderón has been dedicated to serving and shaping her community through political avenues for over 30 years. Through ...
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COVER STORY: THE TRAINING GROUND | Colorado’s left focuses on diversity and building the bench

If you want to run for office, you have to know what you’re doing. That was the message state Rep. Brianna Titone, D-Arvada, delivered to an ...
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INSIGHTS | House trailblazer Brianna Titone burns up the political spaces

It seems like no time ago that I didn’t give Brianna Titone much of a thought or much of a chance in Colorado politics. I was mistaken. Her political ...
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  • Press Release
  • Jul 1, 2021

Release: Emerge Colorado Names Lisa Calderón New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30TH, 2021 Contact: Nellie Moran, Emerge Colorado Board Chair, chair@emergeco.org Emerge Colorado Names Lisa ...
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  • Blog
  • May 12, 2021

Honoring Emerge Colorado Alumna, Cynthia Brashears (Wake)

Dear Emerge Colorado Family, The Emerge Colorado team is sad to share the news that our alumna and former member of our Board of Directors, Cynthia ...
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