Joseph Salazar to receive Ralph Carr Award
Join the annual Bill of Rights Dinner, Thursday, September 26, 2019. The Bill of Rights Dinner is ACLU of Colorado’s marquis event to celebrate the victories, honor the leaders, and inspire the community to continue the critical work of defending and preserving civil rights and civil liberties for all. All funds raised by the Bill of Rights Dinner provide crucial support to sustain and expand the ACLU of Colorado’s vital legal, advocacy, communication, and education work throughout the state.
This year’s honorees will be:
Carrie Ann Lucas, posthumously receiving the Carle Whitehead Memorial Award
The Honorable Joseph A. Salazar, Ralph Carr Award
The Durango Herald, Larry Tajiri Media Award
Featured Speaker: Sister Helen Prejean
The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner following at 7:00 p.m. This year’s event will be held in the Ritz-Carlton Denver ballroom.
For further information please contact Rachel Pryor-Lease, Director of Philanthropy firstname.lastname@example.org or call (720) 402-3105.
AARP grant supports more affordable housing for seniors
AARP Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the recipients of a grant from NextFifty Initiative, a Colorado-based private foundation dedicated to funding innovative, mission-driven initiatives that improve the lives of older adults and their caregivers.
NextFifty Initiative awards grants through a competitive application and review process. These funds will support AARP Foundation’s Connect2Affect Connected Communities™ program. Connected Communities is a comprehensive solution for providers of affordable senior housing and their residents, designed to increase social connectedness and resident engagement through voice-activated technology. NextFifty Initiative funding will help make the program available to 1,000 older adults living in Colorado-based affordable housing.