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Colorado Press Women has a history of taking stands on issues, in particular, supporting women’s rights — especially equal pay and opportunities for promotion — and working on the behalf of all Americans to protect First Amendment rights. See posts below for recent action and news.

The National Federation of Press Women First Amendment Network (FAN) is a grassroots e-mail alert system that informs FAN subscribers of issues that need action and encourages them to contact congressional offices or federal agencies. Non-members are welcome to join FAN by contacting Marsha Shuler at marshashuler@yahoo.com. NFPW also participates in Sunshine Week, an annual event that heightens awareness of First Amendment issues, and supports Shield Laws for reporters.

CPW joins other groups in letters to Trump supporting freedom of speech and the press

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Club News|

Colorado Press Women (CPW) joined with other organizations committed to the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and the press in signing two statements recently: CPW was one of 80 groups signing a statement issued [...]

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Government Transparency

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

Colorado Press Women again joined a coalition of journalism groups lead by the Society of Professional Journalists pressing for greater government transparency. Here's a report from SPJ: Groups to White House: We will continue to [...]

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CORA Working Group focuses on open records

By | August 26th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

CORA Working Group focuses on open records By Jeffrey A. Roberts CFOIC Executive Director (excerpted from Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition webpage) Immediately after a bill to modernize the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) died [...]

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Denver Press Club

CPW is a member of the Denver Press Club and encourages members to patronize the club at 1330 Glenarm, Denver. CPW members get the Member rate at DPC events and vice versa.