Get Involved

Think about the people who make a difference in your community. Chances are they show up to community meetings, know who their elected leaders are and what they stand for, and they vote. Our communities are stronger when people care enough to get involved, take time to learn who their elected officials are, and watch how they vote.

ACLU-Know Your Rights

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Everyone has basic rights under the U.S. Constitution and civil rights laws. Learn more about what your rights are, how to exercise them, and what to do when your rights are violated from the ACLU's web page.

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Citizen University TV

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Citizen University works to teach people how to be engaged members of their community and our country. Click on the video link to see the full list of programs created by Citizen University. Each is about an hour long, and topics run from community organizing, running for office, the power of neighbors, and more.

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Citizen University–Joy of Voting

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Citizen University is building a culture of powerful, responsible citizenship across the country. Their dream is a country in which Americans are steeped in a sense of civic character, educated in the tools of civic power, and are problem-solving contributors in a self-governing community.

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Colorado General Assembly–Find My Legislator

200 E Colfax Avenue, Denver CO 80203

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The Colorado General Assembly is the state legislature for Colorado. Their website will help you find your state Senator and Representative in the Colorado State Legislature. To use the search, enter your address information in the search bar located on the left side of the screen and click the search button. You may also click anywhere on the map to bring up legislative member information for that area.

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League of Women Voters of Colorado

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The League of Women Voters envisions a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate. Since its inception in 1920, LWV and its chapters have remained nonpartisan, never endorsing or opposing particular political parties or candidates. The League is a great source of information about elections.

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LYRIC Colorado–Know Your Rights

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The purpose of LYRIC (Learn your Rights in Colorado) is to teach youth about their Constitutional rights. Their programming aims to bring Constitutional law to life for juveniles in schools, juvenile justice facilities, and community settings. We suggest watching their video about knowing your rights.

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Open States

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Open States collects legislative information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. This information is then published to the public via OpenStates.org. OpenStates.org enables individuals to find out who represents them, look up information on an important bill that’s been in the news, discover how their representatives are voting, or just stay current with what is happening in their capital. Click on the website link and you'll see info about Colorado's state senators, state representatives, committees, and bills.

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Rock the Vote

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Rock the Vote is a national effort that promotes democracy and the importance of voting. The video features Ike Barinholtz from The Mindy Project talking about why voting matters.

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