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QTBIPoC Listening Circle Report is Here

Listening Circles Report.PNGIn recognition of the impact that the closing of SOL and BSeedz had on LGBTQI communities, particularly Queer-Trans-Black-Indigenous-People-of-Color (QTBIPoC) and QueerTrans-People-of-Color (QTPoC), three separate “Listening Circles” were convened in September 2019. The team has released a report that provides a snapshot of topics and themes from these sessions.

National Training and Technical Assistance Available to DV Organizations in Colorado

DVRN Logo.PNGProviding survivor-defined advocacy to all people surviving domestic violence is not a simple task! To assist with the invaluable work that advocates across the US are engaging in every day, the  Family Violence Prevention and Services Act administration supports 15 providers known as the Domestic Violence Resource Network (DVRN) who “promote practices and strategies to improve our nation’s response to domestic violence and make safety and justice for all families a priority.” Did you know that your organization can access these providers at no cost? It’s true! Click to learn more!

Recorder's Notes

By Pamela Bacon

Logan County Clerk and Recorder

BIG ELECTION DEADLINE:

AFFILIATED VOTERS:  Monday, February 3, 2020 is the last day for voters who are affiliated with a political party to change or withdraw political party affiliation if they wish to vote in a different party’s primary election for the upcoming March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Mail Ballot Election. 

Assistant Secretary of Education visits Lookout Mountain YSC

1 (2) - edited.jpgScott Stump, assistant secretary for career, technical, and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education, visited Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center Jan. 17 to see the vocational and technical opportunities available to the center's youth. Stump, CDHS Executive Director Michelle Barnes, Director of the Division of Youth Services Anders Jacobson, and Director of the Office of Children, Youth and Families Minna Castillo Cohen visited the center’s screen printing shop, and barbering, culinary arts and construction trades programs. “The visit inspired conversation, vision, and direction to further support youth vocational programming in DYS,” Jacobson said. "I saw students preparing to be career ready upon reentry," Stump said. "It’s more important than ever to provide multiple educational pathways to incarcerated individuals at facilities such as Lookout Mountain."

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