Latinas Increasing Political Power (LIPS) 2023 Applications

Latinas Increasing Political Strength (LIPS), a program of the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), is a leadership institute designed for Latinas, by Latinas. The commitment to LIPS lasts from February 4, 2023 through April 27, 2023. Participants are expected to meet these commitments in order to be eligible for the trip to D.C. and to graduate with the Spring 2023 cohort. We will review and sign this document at our first meeting. 

LIPS Goals 

By the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Discuss the role and importance of Reproductive Justice and the importance of comprehensive sex education in our communities
  • Will be able to incorporate self-care and resiliency practice
  • Describe how a bill becomes a law
  • Formulate successful fundraising plans 
  • Explore and expand your use of social media as tools for advocacy 
  • Feel confident about public speaking 
  • Lobby elected officials on issues important to you

You will be introduced to:

  • The basics of political campaigns and what it takes to make history
  • Intergenerational leadership and community sharing
  • Strategies and tactics for making change collectively
  • Anti-oppressive learning and practices 

Unique learning opportunities, based on interest, will also cover:

  • Giving testimony at a political hearing
  • Making an announcement on social media or radio station
  • Writing a blog 
  • … and more!

25 Years of Reproductive Justice

On April 27, 2023, join us as we celebrate 25 years of Reproductive Justice in Colorado!

Buy your ticket to COLOR’s 25th Anniversary Celebration today.