Members

Take a look at our members across Colorado

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 & voting privileges at CIRC Annual 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 CIRC’s priority campaigns, issues and policy platform.
  • Access to serve in decision-making capacity on campaign and issue committees.
  • Support of CIRC’s 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 CIRC’s 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 CIRC’s campaigns, utilizing their organizations’ 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:

  • Agree with CIRC’s Mission and Goals.
  • Agree with CIRC’s 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.