Surge in Grassroots Organizing

Surge in Grassroots Organizing

Fight for 15 is created to push for $15 minimum wage across the U.S. The Debt Free Future Campaign begins campaigning for mechanisms to reduce student debt. The ‘Ban the Box’¬†campaign wins and is signed by Governor Hickenlooper, creating the first step towards fair employment for those with criminal records. In this time period, we see coalitions of workers rights organizations emerge, and civic engagement efforts reach 250,000 Colorado voters.

Grantee Changemakers: Colorado Jobs with Justice, 9 to 5 Colorado