Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

The criminal justice system in both Colorado and the nation as a whole is in desperate need of reform. We need to change the ways we approach law enforcement, criminal prosecution and defense, and
sentencing.

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TABOR

TABOR

TABOR has tied legislative hands and set a finite, and fundamentally insufficient, funding amount to numerous public programs, most especially public education. We need to work every angle available from the legislative side, to the civil side, to the legal side to get this amendment repealed, and allow our state legislators to provide the public services they’re mandated to fund.
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Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

We are facing a housing crisis in Colorado. Major cities are bulldozing neighborhoods and displacing residents to make way for luxury developments that are too costly for the city’s average workforce to afford.
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Public Education

Public Education

Current public education funding in Colorado is a disgrace. Colorado is 40th in the nation for per pupil spending (42nd adjusting for regional cost differences), and 50th in the nation in competitive wages offered to teachers.

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Environment

Environment

We have a moral obligation to ensure that our children and their children do not suffer the numerous detrimental ecological, economic, and physical effects of climate change and the destruction of our environment.
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Women’s Rights

Women’s Rights

As a woman and mother to two daughters, I feel we need to have a critical conversation about women’s rights in both our state and federal governments.
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Veterans’ Issues

Veterans’ Issues

As the wife, niece, goddaughter, granddaughter, and friend of veterans, I find it a national disgrace that anyone who has served our country should come home and face employment problems, mental health issues, and homelessness on their own.
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Healthcare

Healthcare

Healthcare is a human right, not a privilege. When profits are introduced into a system intended to benefit all people, the needs of the people are sacrificed at the altar of the bottom line and shareholder profit.
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Wages (Economic Justice)

Wages (Economic Justice)

We cannot have a successful, consumer-based society if our largest pool of consumers (middle-class workers) live paycheck-to-paycheck, are one illness or accident away from bankruptcy, have little to no savings, and cannot afford to consume.
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