Blog - News from CSL

Ed Shackleford – Our Jefferson County Senior Hero

Daily, thousands of older adults volunteering throughout Jefferson County impact the lives of numerous individuals through their volunteer involvement throughout Jefferson County and one of these volunteers is Colorado Senior Lobby Board Member and Past President Ed...

Do you need a Speaker

In May Ed Shackelford, Citizen Lobbyist, Colorado Senior Lobby Board member and CSL Capitol Hill Gang member was invited to be part of a Denver Leaders Network Meeting panel.The panel focused on how is the city of Denver and the State of Colorado...

Colorado 2019 General Assembly has come to a Close

The 2019 General Assembly has come to a close. It’s been a wild one at times. I am focusing here on two things in particular: first, gratitude for our team of volunteer citizen lobbyists who contributed their extensive talents and experience to inform and persuade,...

Poverty

Poverty - This condition is fundamental to defining a society, and ultimately a country! The cost of poverty to society is clear: It prevents children from achieving a great or even good education. Poverty during one’s working years makes it difficult to earn a living...

Colorado Commission on Aging will soon have 2 Vacant Positions

The Colorado Commission on Aging will soon have 2 vacant positions (July 1, 2019) for which we are currently accepting applications. The positions available, are as follows: Congressional District-6  (Aurora/Littleton) Republican or Unaffiliated Congressional...

Help Grow CSL

We are reaching out to see if you want to volunteer to help grow Colorado Senior Lobby. There are many ways you can help CSL from event planning to fundraising, membership drives, media promotion and more. Send us an email and tell us about your interests, skills and...

Update My Email Preferences

It has recently come to our attention that some of you have chosen not to receive our weekly email notifications for the Monday morning Legislative Committee Meetings. Perhaps this was intentional, or perhaps accidental. Also of the approximately 400 people signed up...

Progress in Defining Dementia as a Disability in Colorado

The month of March marks the one-year anniversary of the passage into law of Colorado House Bill HB18-1091, also known as the "Dementia diseases and related disabilities" law, which now clearly defines people with multiple forms of progressive cognitive diseases as...

Senior Day at the Capitol is Rescheduled for April 11th

April 11, 2019 – Thursday, 8:00AM – 12:30PM Senior Day at the Capitol 2019 Location: First Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall Address: 1373 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203 Located on the corner of Grant St & 13th Ave, enter Fellowship Hall off of Grant Greetings from...

Aging in Colorado Report Released & Interactive Map

The Colorado State Demography office maintains a web page with aging related data to assist state agencies in planning located. They have recently added an interactive map of the Colorado population by age group by year for 1990-2050. A user can select a combination...

“You have one of the most tremendous resources before you today which is an organization tuned into your issues that will actually take the time to train you how to be a citizen lobbyist. I really encourage you to take advantage of it …”

Rachel Zenzinger, Senate District 19

Colorado Senior Lobby Summer Social 2017