January 27 – Helping Families Access Federal Income Supports TANF/BCA

Colorado Social Legislative Committee Luncheon Meet Every Monday from noon to 1:15 in the basement of the First Baptist Church at 14th and Grant Avenue.  ALL ARE WELCOME

 

February 3 we will be joining the Interfaith Alliance and speaking about affordable Housing in the basement of the main Denver Public Library

 

On February 10 we will be meeting in our usual place at the First Baptist Church.

From: Colorado Social Legislation Committee <dfreeman@cclponline.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 12:44 PM
To: Chaer Robert <crobert@cclponline.org>
Subject: January 27 – Helping Families Access Federal Income Support

 

Where?
Basement of

First Baptist Church of Denver

1373 Grant Street

Denver, CO 80203

 When?

 

January 27, 2020

12:00PM-1:15PM

 

We invite you to join us on Monday, January 27 we discuss access to federal income supports, including the bill proposed this session to add a cost of living adjustment to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Basic Cash Assistance (BCA) program.

Sen. Rhonda Fields

Colorado State Senate, District 29

 

Sen. Fields represents District 29 in the Colorado Senate. Previously, she served as member of the Colorado State House of Representatives representing House District 42 from Aurora, Colorado. She was the first African American woman elected in State House District 42, as well as the first Speaker pro Tempore. She is a prime sponsor of SB20-029, which would increase Basic Cash Assistance to make up for the lack of adjustment for inflation and implement an annual cost of living adjustment so the value of the benefit does not erode in the future. 

Jack Regenbogen

Senior Attorney, Colorado Center on Law & Policy

 

With expertise in landlord-tenant law, public benefits such as SNAP and helping people with criminal justice records, Jack is responsible for developing and supporting policies to improve the economic security of low-income Coloradans. Jack earned his J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College in 2012. He previously worked as a volunteer with Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Legal Assistance, and the Homeless Advocacy Project.

Sarah Barnes

Manager of Special Policy Initiatives, Colorado Children’s Campaign

 

Sarah serves as the Manager of Special Policy Initiatives for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. In this role, she works across the organization and with external stakeholders to develop and oversee the implementation of the Campaign’s engagement on strategic policy priorities Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign, Sarah taught middle school English and worked as an Interventionist at Pioneer Charter School in Denver. She was a 2011 Teach For America corps member. Prior to teaching, Sarah worked as an attorney in Denver. Sarah earned a BA in English from Midland University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.

Isabel Cruz

Advocacy Coordinator, Center for Work, Education & Employment (CWEE)

 

Isabel has had the opportunity to pursue her passion for social justice and human rights in her career as an advocate and educator, with a focus on amplifying the voices of marginalized communities to become agents of change. Originally hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Isabel comes to CWEE with a background in fostering grassroots leadership and mobilization among various groups, particularly young womxn of color, through her work in nonprofits and advocacy organizations in New York City, New Haven, and Denver. A graduate of Yale University with a BA in Sociology with honors and a certificate in Human Rights, Isabel continues to be inspired by the immense power that community voices and stories can wield in enacting change on local and global levels.

Where?
Basement of

First Baptist Church of Denver

1373 Grant Street

Denver, CO 80203

 When?

 

January 27, 2020

12:00PM-1:15PM

Contact:

Duranya Freeman

Communications Chair, CSLC

dfreeman@cclponline.org

(303) 573-5669 ext. 314

 

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