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2014 Members

Benefits for CIRC Member Organizations:

  • Be a part of the statewide immigrant rights movement building power and creating statewide change.
  • Opportunity to network/collaborate with local, state, and national partners to advance justice; build deeper relationships and power across the state and nation.
  • Cross-training and sharing of expertise with other member organizations.
  • Attendance and voting privileges at CIRC Assembly and Regional Meetings.
  • Vote to nominate and elect Board of Directors; qualify to have organization rep nominated to Board of Directors.
  • Vote to choose CIRCís priority campaigns, issues and policy platform.
  • Access to serve in decision-making capacity on campaign and issue committees.
  • Support of CIRCís statewide lobbyist during state legislative session to advance coalition goals.
  • Staff capacity support for communications, social media, leadership development and general troubleshooting.
  • Access to technical assistance and trainings on organizational development, fundraising, communications, leadership development and policy advocacy.
  • Access to multi-media tools such as event sound equipment, translation equipment, LCD projector, digital camera/video (dependent on availability and need).
  • Promotion and link for organization on CIRC website, in annual legislative report, and in other publications.
  • Subscription to member bulletins with current info on latest immigration news, advocacy activities and alerts.

Roles and Responsibilities of CIRC Member Organizations:

  • Support and promote CIRCís mission and vision.
  • Participate in the annual CIRC Assembly and regional member meetings.
  • Participate in the campaign and issue decision-making committees as able or applicable.
  • Help nominate and elect the Board of Directors.
  • Support and promote CIRCís campaigns, utilizing their organizationsí strengths, resources and abilities.
  • Pay annual dues of $100. (Not eligible to vote on coalition business if annual dues are unpaid.)
  • Help sponsor CIRC Assembly and other events as able and applicable.

Criteria and Process for Organizational Membership:

In order to become a CIRC Member, organizations must:

  • Agree with CIRC's Mission and Goals.
  • Agree with CIRCís founding principles and guidelines.
  • Fill out, sign and submit this application form.
  • Receive a CIRC representative for interview/site visit and receive vote of approval from CIRC Board of Directors.
  • Dues: $100 for organizations due annually
    (unable to vote on coalition business if dues are unpaid.)
    New members are asked to pay the $100 dues at the time of enrollment if possible
    The application allows for different payment methods for maximum convenience.
    New members that cannot pay the $100 dues at the time of enrollment may set up a payment plan
    **Note: Members who have not paid the annual membership dues will not be eligible to vote on coalition business.
Organization City Website Facebook Twitter
ACLU of Colorado Denver www.aclu-co.org facebook.com/acluofcolorado @ACLUofColorado
FRESC: Good Jobs, Strong Communities Denver www.fresc.org facebook.com/FRESCgoodjobs @FRESCGoodJobs
SANTOS--Supporting All Nations to Own Society Manzanola - facebook.com/santoscrew @santos
San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center Alamosa www.slvirc.org - -
Hispanic Affairs Project Montrose www.hapgj.org - -
Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County Boulder www.boulderayuda.org - -
American Friends Service Committee Denver www.afsc.org/office/denver-co AFSC & Coloradans for Immigrant Rights @CFIRofAFSC
Mile High Japanese American Citizens League Denver www.milehighjacl.org - -
El Comite de Longmont Longmont www.elcomitedelongmont.org facebook.com/elcomitelongmont -
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network Wesminster www.rmian.org - @RMIAN_org
Colorado Progressive Coalition Denver Denver www.progressivecoalition.org Colorado Progressive Coalition @CO_Progressive
Boulder Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Lafayette www.bvuuf.org - -
Longmont Youth for Equality Longmont - - @LYFE723
SPAN: Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence Boulder

Boulder Housing Partners Boulder www.boulderhousingpartners.org - -
Eagles Unidos Avon - - -
CompaŮeros Durango www.companeros.info CompaŮeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center -
ESTRELLAS Yuma - facebook.com/estrellas -
AJUA Rifle - facebook.com/groups/ajua.circ/ -
SEIU: Service Employees International Union Local 105 Denver www.seiu105.org SEIULocal105 SEIU105
RAP: Rights for All People Aurora

CFIR: Coloradans for Immigrant Rights Denver http://coloradansforimmigrantrights.blogspot.com www.facebook.com/pages/AFSC-Coloradans-for-Immigrant-Rights @CFIRofAFSC
MAYAS Pueblo - facebook.com/pueblo.mayas @Mayas86891425
NAPAWF: National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum Colorado Denver http://napawf.org - -
Grand Valley Peace and Justice Grand Junction www.gvpeacejustice.org Grand Valley Peace and Justice -


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