Past Events

 

A Garden Party for Religious & Reproductive Choice

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Hosted by Greg Movesian & Jack Finlaw

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We are honored to have Dr. Maryam Guiahi as our guest speaker for the evening. She will speak on the impact of Catholic healthcare on women’s health. 
Tickets $75 per person; $25 young professional; students are free.

Please send your donation to reserve a seat at this special event or simply lend your support if you are unable to join us.

Click on the Donate Now icon or mail us a check. If you are mailing a check, make the check out to CO RCRC and please include your Email address on the check. Mail the check to:

CO RCRC
PO Box 102464 
Denver, Co 80250-2464 

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The movie provides an important voice in the ongoing discussion about reproductive rights, responsibilities, and politics. The Cider House Rules represents abortion as a women’s health and political issue while also stressing the responsibility of men and the power of allies in abortion policy and debates.
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The Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice throws the 2016 Alex Lukens

Annual Faith and Freedom Awards Reception

A night of honoring outstanding community leaders who courageously struggle to sustain and strengthen reproductive justice in Colorado.

The 2016 recipients of the Faith and Freedom Award are:

Dr. Savita Ginde, Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of the Rockies

Dr. J. T. Boyd, the physician who was working at the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs at the time of the shooting.

State Senator Lucia Guzman

Reception

Thursday, May 12, 2016

5:30-7:30 pm

at Temple Emanuel

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The Re-opening of the PPRM Health Facility in Colorado Springs 

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Vicki Cowart CEO and President of PPRM

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Cecile Richards Exec Director of PPFA

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Joyce Lisbin, ED.D., Executive Director of CORCRC, Cecile and former State Senator Betty Boyd, also on the board of the CORCRC

Faith and Freedom Awards Reception:

The Annual Faith and Freedom Awards Reception will be held on May 12, 2016 at Temple Emanuel at 5:30 PM when we will honor three brave leaders in the fight for reproductive justice in Colorado: State Senator Lucia Guzman, Dr. Savita Ginde, Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of the Rockies, and Dr. J. T. Boyd, the physician who was working at the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs at the time of the shooting. Ticket and sponsorship information will soon be posted on this site.

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Wednesdays for Women and Families – Every Wednesday

Members of the Reproductive Justice and Health Coalition will meet with legislators at the capitol throughout the legislative session. For more details contact Joyce Lisbin at corcrc1@gmail.com .


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Movie Showing at Iliff School of Theology

If These Walls Could Talk

    Free            All are Welcome             Snacks Provided

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The movie examines women’s responses to unplanned pregnancies through three stories set in different eras: 1952, 1974 and 1996.  Come and enjoy this moving film. Stay after the film for an informal question and answer the question; Where are we in 2016?

            Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Seminarians for Reproductive Justice assisting in the set-up

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CORCRC leading discussion after the movie

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CORCRC well represented at 

NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado’s 34th Annual Gala

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Choice Award Recipient: PPRM President and CEO Vicki Cowart

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Sen Lucia Guzman speaks for the Pro-Choice politicians at the event

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Dr. Jennifer Hyder rallies support for all providers

Reproductive Freedom Lobby Day! 

Join the Colorado Reproductive Freedom Coalition and advocate for proactive legislation and lobby against anti-choice legislation at our annual Reproductive Freedom Lobby Day on March 15, 2016 from 8:00am to 1:30pm. Meet with your elected officials about bills important to expanding reproductive freedom for all Coloradans and receive training on how to lobby on reproductive rights legislation.

Lobby Day will tentatively run from 8:00am-1:30pm with a light breakfast and lunch provided. You MUST RSVP to this event, so you are assigned to the correct legislators. Do so here: https://www.facebook.com/events/481764228698579/

#CRFCLobbyDay2016 

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The Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is Calling for Prayer for the Catholic Church

On Saturday, March 5, the Denver Archdiocese, led by the Bishop, laid siege upon the Planned Parenthood at Stapleton. In theatrics recalling Joshua’s military siege upon the city of Jericho wherein his forces destroyed the city and killed all of its inhabitants, members of the church led by the Bishop will be marching around the clinic seven times. This display is consistent with the Catholic Church’s practice dictating how women should behave, denying them their own agency especially in regards to their reproductive capacity.
Rather than respond in like military manner, the Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (CoRCRC) is encouraging people to pray for the Catholic Church.
Following the prescription of a Jew by the name of Jesus to “love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you,” we are asking that clergy and lay people offer prayers this weekend for the leadership of the Catholic Church:
  • We pray that the Catholic Bishops might see that their efforts are not in the interests of women.
  • We pray that the Catholic Bishops may see that their teachings regarding contraception and closing facilities that provide contraception and health care for women will only result in more abortions – many of which will be unsafe.
  • We pray that the Catholic Bishops will see that empowering women to make their own choices around issues of reproduction will result in fewer abortions.
  • We also ask for prayers that the leaders of the Catholic Church may see that a few cells of human DNA does not hold equal value to a mature woman or even to a birthed baby.
  • We pray that the leaders of the Catholic Church will affirm other faiths (beliefs) and religious freedom.
Please join us  as we respond to the implied violence and persecution by the Catholic Church with prayer for the Catholic Church.

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Clergy Day of Learning on Reproductive Justice

Denver, 1-28-16

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thoughtful particpants

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Guest Speech at First Congregational Church

Colorado Springs, 1-24-16

Joyce Lisbin, was welcomed at First Congregational Church in Colorado Springs by Rev. Broadbent and his congregation.  “It was a pleasure to meet with this wonderful group of people and share information about the CORCRC and reproductive justice,” she said. 

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Rev. Broadbent showing his well-deserved Faith and Freedom Award. Listen to his amazing sermon on abortion and reproductive justice by clicking here!

Wednesdays for Women and Families

Denver, 1-20-16

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Day of Unity

Colorado Springs, 12-5-15

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America President, Cecile Richards (pictured above on the left), poses with CORCRC member, Barbara Lee, who celebrated her 80th birthday by attending the Day of Unity.

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Joyce with CecileCORCRC Executive Director, Joyce Lisbin (left), poses with President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Cecile Richards.

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Faith and Freedom Award Reception

At the Faith and Freedom Award Reception, What a wonderful evening! Good food, music, laughter and a wonderful crowd celebrating righteous politics!

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Roots Action Conference

Joyce Lisbin, Executive Director, attended Roots Action conference in Oklahoma. Very exciting conference on Reproductive justice on 2.20 and 21.  After the conference representatives of different affiliates from the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice met with national staff. Such good energy and advocacy for women and reproductive justice.

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Vessel Screening

At the SIE Film Center, February 2015

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No on 67 Event

November 2014