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.
|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||-||-|
|CompaŮeros||Durango||www.companeros.info||CompaŮeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center||-|
|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|
|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||-|