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Two Shows Left of Rocks Karma Arrows!

This award winning multimedia performance exploring Boulder history through the lens of race and class runs July 12th through July 29th.  

To see a 3-minute preview, read the stellar review, and buy tickets, go to:


Rocks Karma Arrows is the performance that originally inspired the One Action-One Boulder/Niwot's Arrow project!  Go and see it!



Internship Opportunities

A local non-profit, New Era Colorado, is looking to get young people involved in politics and interested in civic engagement. As a non-partisan organization they are doing a lot of work around the state to get Colorado voters registered and out to vote in the 2012 election while building future political leaders. The organization is currently looking for interns for upcoming fall, spring, and summer semesters. If interested, please contact Becca Moser at becca@neweracolorado.org for more information.

Inclusiveness in the Arts in Longmont!

Please join the Firehouse Art Center for a discussion
Promoting Inclusiveness in the Arts in Longmont

Saturday July 21st 7-9pm

Artist Talk with Tony Ortega followed by panelists
Emma Peña McCleave
, Unity in the Community Award Recipient
Jill Orr
, Curator of Education, Longmont Museum
Carmen Ramirez
, Program Coordinator, Community Relations Office for the City of Longmont

Free and open to the public

Learn the art of printmaking with Tony Ortega

Sunday July 22nd 1-4pm

Ages 12 to adult
$30 members/ $35 non-member
space is limited
call 303-651-2787 to make a reservation

Planned Parenthood Youth Organizing Event

The toughest battles and threats to sexual and reproductive health and rights aren’t just in the nation’s capital, they’re happening all over the country. Let’s do something about it. 

If you’re between the ages of 18 and 24 and interested in building skills to mobilize around reproductive justice and sexual health – join the 2012 Power Tour! This 3-day institute in DENVER, COLORADO will provide organizing and skills building trainings, issue briefings, and opportunities to engage in local advocacy efforts.

Be prepared to learn, push yourself, and make a difference in your community!

Registration information here: http://www.regonline.com/YOPI 

If you have any questions, email us! yopicolorado@gmail.com

NEW course for Fall Registration: LGBTQ Studies INTERNSHIP

NEW course for Fall Registration:  LGBTQ Studies INTERNSHIP

LGBT 3930 LGBTQ Studies Internship (3 credit hours)       Students will participate in supervised internships at university program and advocacy groups, local businesses, human service or government agencies. Internships will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer issues, such as anti-violence programs, educational outreach, and civil rights initiatives. To register for the internship class, please fill out the A&S internship application:http://advising.colorado.edu/images/stories/pdfs/petitionsandforms/internshipcredit.pdf. Bring completed form (with all required signatures) to Alicia Turchette at the Women and Gender Studies office, Hazel Gates Woodruff Cottage.


For more LGBTQ Studies courses, visit http://www.colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/LGBTStudies/coursesoffered_fall2012.html

Internship Opportunities for Course Credit:

The GLBTQ Resource Center at CU-Boulder sponsors 5  internships designed to promote the well being of the LGBTQ and allied community.  Areas of focus include Liberation and Healing, Politics and Human Rights, Education and Social Transformation, Ethical Business Engagement, and Community and Coalition Building.  Contact Scarlet.Bowen@colorado.edu for more information

Scarlet Bowen, Ph.D.
Director, GLBTQ Resource Center
Center for Community (C4C) N450; 105 UCB
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0103

Phone: 720-289-4690
Fax: 303-735-3572
Join CU G.L.B.T.Q Resource Center on Facebook

Join LGBT Studies at CU Boulder on Facebook

Social Justice & Inclusivity Workshop Series ~ Free for Students

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) is pleased to announce a 7-month social justice workshop series in 2012!  These brown bag sessions will occur on the third Wednesday of the month from 11am – 1pm at the SPAN Boulder Outreach Office (835 North Street).  There will be 1.5 hours of interactive education presentations from a variety of presenters and 30 minutes of engaging Q&A.  Light refreshments will be served.  Please feel free to bring your lunch

Sessions are geared to service providers, students, professionals, activists, parents and community leaders/members from diverse perspectives.  SPAN welcomes individuals with varying levels of experience addressing issues of diversity, cultural competency & multiculturalism.

Community Members:  $15 per session  

Students & SPAN Volunteers/Interns: Free


To RSVP- contact Rollie at 303.449.8623



Safety & Inclusivity for Transgender Communities

May 16



Ethical Communication in an Inclusive Environment

June 20



White Privilege 101

July 18

This is an opportunity to examine challenging concepts of privilege and oppression.  This workshop is not a workshop designed to blame white people, it is a workshop designed to examine issues of privilege beyond skin color while offering strategies to work toward a more equitable world.

Anti-Heterosexism 101

August 15

The goal of this seminar is to explore and dismantle heterosexist attitudes that exist on personal, interpersonal, institutional and cultural levels. With information and strategies for building connection and community, health care professionals and educators can advocate for LGBT people and support them in leading successful, happy, and productive lives in the communities in which they work, live, and attend school.

Intersectionality of Oppressions 101

September 19

A space to discuss and share ideas, about intersections of race, class, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender, ethnicity, social systems, systems of oppression, and other diverse cultures. It is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to provide a comprehensive look at issues of privilege and the ways we all experience some form of privilege, and how we may utilize or be affected by our privileges.


October 17

Teen Dating Violence (TDV) could happen to anyone. Lesbian/Gay Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) youth are a vibrant and valued part of society who are also at great risk for experiencing violence and oppression. Support for this community is crucial in preventing discrimination, victimization and abused of its members. Some terminology and background information, as well as a selection of ways for a motivated individual to stand up for this unique population will be presented.

Abuse in Later Life

November 21

This Workshop provides information about the dynamics of abuse among older adults; and their potential risks for experiencing physical, sexual, emotional abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. We will also examine how these multiple types of abuse occur simultaneously.