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Annual Membership Meeting (Online)

with panel discussion on “A progressive perspective on CO-VID 19 government and community actions”. Panelists include several of Denver’s progressive City Council members.

April 9, 2020 6:30 -8:00 PM

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Our Revolution Metro Denver is conducting its Annual Membership Meeting on-line due to current conditions. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 9th, 6:30 -7:45 PM.

We have several objectives. These include:

1. Maintain and build grassroots involvement across our member and friends community
2. Build awareness of how a progressive approach to addressing the pandemic impact on working people and communities would differ from the current government approach
3. Communicate out key call-to-action messages from the Bernie2020 campaign
4. Motivate members to participate in call banks for our endorsed down-ballot candidates
Time: Apr 9, 2020, 06:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Past Events

#Bernie2020 Watch Party

February 7, 2020 5:30 - 8:00 PM  
Skylark Lounge 140 S Broadway Denver, CO 80209                                                                 

Come join us at the iconic Skylark Lounge for this next Debate Watch Party and support Bernie! The Skylark has hosted at least 5 of the debates thus far and is a fun place to gather. Wear your Bernie gear, help our historic campaign to transform America, and sign up to do the important work of grassroots organizing.

Please RSVP at https://events.berniesanders.com/event/205188/

2nd Wednesday at The Merc – February

February 12,  2020 6 - 8:30 PM
Mercury Cafe 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205.

Skip Madson, Executive Director of #DemEnterCo, will provide training for all interested in participating in the March 7 Precinct Caucus’s and beyond. The precinct caucus is an opportunity to ensure that the Democratic Party in Colorado advocates for all the people. For more information on Caucuses, go to https://tinyurl.com/svyrw2l

The training will provide both an overview of what to expect at the Caucus, as well as a deep dive for those wanting to become delegates at any level. This will include how to become a delegate, the difference between assembly and convention delegates, strategies, and more. Beside his role on Democracy enter Colorado, Skip is also Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party Rules Committee, a past delegate to DNC Conventions, and a member of the 2016 Convention Rule Committee.

Second Wednesday at the Merc is a monthly event that brings Metro Denver progressives together to share information and insights. It’s a great opportunity to meet fellow progressives and to stay up to date on issues, candidates, and volunteer opportunities.

2020 Kickoff Organize to Win Summit

February 16, 2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM                                                                         Mercury Cafe 2199 California St. Denver, 80205

Sign Up Now Seats are limited

Speakers include:

Jim Hightower, Our Revolution National Board Member, Author, Commentator, Activist

Jane Kleeb, Our Revolution National Board Member and Author of Harvest the Vote: How Democrats Can Win Again in Rural America

We’ll hear about the issues that matter most in Colorado, hear from people fighting to address those issues, and talk about next steps and our calls to action.

2nd Wednesday at The Merc – December

December 11, 2019 6 – 8:30 PM
Mercury Cafe 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205.

Join Our Revolution Metro Denver for a Holiday Party where we will make holiday cards for detainees in the GEO Aurora, Colorado Immigrant Detention Center. All Denver Metro progressives are invited. Cash bar and menu.

Please bring colored pencils, crayons, or pens and their your creativity. ORMD will provide the “cards” .

Detention center guidelines prohibit stickers, glitter, tape or staples.

Cards will be delivered to Casa de Paz for distribution.

Please RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/vkbppjj

DNC Debate Watch Party

December 19, 2019 6:30 - 9:00 pm

The 6th Democratic Presidential Debate is almost here! Come together with your friends, family members, and neighbors for this fun event at the Iconic Skylark Lounge and show your support for Bernie! Bernie is going to win this with our doing the important work of grassroots organizing, so come to cheer Bernie on and to find ways to be an important part of this historic campaign.

Please RSVP at https://www.mobilize.us/sandersco/event/168297/

DNC Presidential Debate Watch Party

November 20, 2019 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Registration and Details

2nd Wednesday at The Merc – November

November 13, 2019 6 – 8:30 PM
Mercury Cafe 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205.

Second Wednesday at the Merc is a monthly event that brings Metro Denver progressives together to share information and insights. It’s a great opportunity to meet fellow progressives and to stay up to date on issues, candidates, and volunteer opportunities.

Bernie Sanders Birthday Celebration and Potluck Picnic

September 8, 2019 1 – 4PM

Great Lawn Park 101 Yosemite St, Denver, CO 80230

Look for us on south side near Willow Circle. Join fellow progressives to celebrate. Come for birthday cake, fun and games, including croquet and volleyball. Please bring a dish and beverage to share. We will supply some BBQ items. Learn how you can get involved in the Revolution! Mingle with the ORMD Council and share ideas on how we can all have greater impact. All welcome.
Co-sponsored with Our Revolution Colorado Springs. R

Rally with Bernie Sanders

September 9, 6:00PM

Civic Center Park, Denver

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Debate watch party

September 12, 5:00 PM

Details and registration

2nd Wednesday at The Merc – August

August 14, 2019 6 – 8:30 PM
Mercury Cafe 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205.

Second Wednesday at the Mercury Cafe is the “family dinner” of Colorado’s progressive community, where we come together to share good food, and friendly company. Co-hosted by Our Revolution Metro Denver, Colorado Working Families Party, and the Denver Democratic Socialists of America.

Agenda for August includes updates on public-ed champions running for Denver School Board, the Bernie 2020 campaign, ballot-questions for the November ballot, and recent changes in Colorado’s voter registration and campaign finance rules.

And more…We’re expecting a special out-of-town guest from the Working Families national leadership!

DNC Debates #2 – Watch Party for Bernie

Tuesday, July 30, 4:30 PM
Skylark Lounge 140 S Broadway Denver, CO 80209

Join Our Revolution Metro Denver and Denver Democratic Socialists of America as we co-host the second debate and cheer Bernie on. Doors open at 4:30. Come early to meet other Berners and to find out how you can be part of this important grassroots campaign. The official program will begin at 5pm MT with the debate starting at 6pm MT time. Please bring a light appetizer to share and tip wait staff generously, as the Skylark provides this space at no charge. Register for the event here.

DNC Debates #1 – Watch Party for Bernie

June 26 and June 27 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Blue Bonnet 457 S Broadway Denver, Co. 80209

Join ORMD members and friends for a Bernie (DNC debate) Watch Party on June 27 at 5:30 pm Blue Bonnet Restaurant, 457 S. Broadway, Denver. Limited to pre-registered attendees due to capacity limits. Register at https://tinyurl.com/y5u64ea4 Get excited about our historic campaign to transform America, and sign-up to do the important work of grassroots organizing. Cash bar and menu.

2nd Wednesday at The Merc – June

June 12, 2019 6-8 PM

Mercury Cafe 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205.

2nd Wednesday at The Merc – May

May 8, 2019 6 – 8PM
Mercury Cafe 2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205.

We’re celebrating the launch of Bernie’s 2020 campaign at this month’s 2nd Wednesday event, at The Mercury Cafe. We’ll take a look at the plans being formulated for Colorado’s 2020 primary, caucus, and convention process, and what they will mean for Bernie supporters and the progressive movement in Colorado.

National Bernie 2020 Volunteer Organizing Event

April 27, 2019 5:30 – 7 PM Skylark Lounge
140 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Sign Up Here: http://tinyurl.com/y5kcss6e so the SKYLARK can plan for staffing. And wear your Bernie gear!

Come be a part of this historic campaign to transform America. You will hear from Senator Sanders in a “special broadcast” and learn what volunteers can do to support the campaign.

David Sirota, who is senior advisor and speechwriter for Bernie’s 2020 presidential campaign, will join us in person. David was previously an award-winning investigative journalist at Newsweek/IBT and Capital & Main, as well as a newspaper columnist at The Guardian and a radio host in Denver.

Canvas for Medicare for All (note location change below)

March 30, 2019 3 – 6 PM
Meet at QuiceEssential Coffee House 1447 Quince Street, Denver promptly at 3PM for training. We are canvassing to build support for Medicare for All. Goals of canvas are 1) to educate about Medicare for All and the Medicare for all Act of 2019 (H.R. 1384) ; 2) to generate grass roots pressure on our legislators; and 3) to bring supporters into the movement. A brief training session will be provided at the start, so please come on time.

Annual Meeting for all ORMD Members

March 24, 2019 5 – 7PM at Grandma’s House 1710 S. Broadway Denver

If you are not a member yet, come and sign up. We’ll provide updates on ORMD activities, have fun, and engage in productive action! Agenda will include an update on endorsements for Denver City Council and introduction to endorsed candidates that may join us. We will also discuss volunteer opportunities to support progressive local candidates.

Rally and March for Universal Health Care

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Join activists from the Foundation for Universal Health Care and many other groups for Lobby Day on the West steps of the Capitol. Tell your legislator to keep Universal Health Care on the Table. Ask them to vote for the Health Care analysis Act of 2019, which authorizes an economic impact analysis of health care systems, including universal health care.

Attending organizations and people include Our Revolution (Boulder and Denver), Democratic Socialists of America, Donna Smith, Arvadans for Progressive Action, and Health Care for All.

BRING OTHERS, BRING SIGNS. SPREAD THE WORD!

Run Bernie Run Kickoff

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This kickoff event will be live-streamed nationwide, by Organizing for Bernie, to hundreds of events and thousands of volunteers. The goal is to show Senator Sanders that there is HUGE grassroots support for him to run for President in 2020. Please register for the event at one of the locations below:

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Holiday Card Making for Youth Inmates

Date: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 6-9 PM
Grandma’s House: 1710 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210

Are you “Politically Exhausted!” Then come join with Our Revolution Metro Denver, Democratic Socialists of America , and CO Working Families Party for a special community event. We will be creating non-religious, non-political, holiday cards for youth who are incarcerated in a facility in Illinois and for some inmates in Colorado. No artistic ability needed and we supply the materials. This is at one of our favorite Colorado spots, Grandma’s House, a small brewery in Denver. They provide us a reserved room, no charge, so please plan to purchase some of the special beers or another beverage. Outside food is allowed, so either bring something for yourself or ideally, food to share.
http://www.grandmasbeer.co/

Make calls for Colorado Ballot Initiative 2-E Democracy for the People.

Join ORMD as we meet at the Colorado Working Families Party office, October 11, 5:45-8:30 to make calls, using the national Our Revolution dialer in support of Ballot initiative 2-E Democracy for the People. National Our Revolution has endorsed this clean campaign initiative. Please rsvp and check out this 3 minute training video prior. Bring a laptop(not tablet) and charged cell phone. These are easy calls for an initiative that has strong support, but it is crucial that voters know about this initiative.

Donate to Attend A Special Denver Event With Bernie Sanders on October 24th

Join U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Emily Sirota on October 24th at a special event in Denver to support progressive state legislative candidates running in the districts that will decide control of Colorado’s legislature. THIS IS BERNIE’S ONLY DENVER EVENT OF THE 2018 ELECTION — SPACE IS LIMITED.

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