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9 to 5 Colorado

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4130 Tejon St, Unit A
Denver, Colorado 80218

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(303) 628-0925
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Current Campaigns

Work/Family Policy

Everyone has a sick child or relative at some point, yet 88% of Coloradans don’t have paid leave to care for a seriously ill family member, welcome a new baby or recover from a personal illness. The CO FAMLI Act will create a family and medical leave insurance program for all Colorado employees.

Affordable Housing

9to5 recognizes housing as a human right and sees the lack of affordable housing as a factor that contributes to the wage gap. Some of the specific issues 9to5 is currently working on is renter’s rights on the state and local level, affordable housing, community control of land, development without displacement, and rights for mobile home owners.

Workplace Equity

9to5 Colorado’s work centers low income and vulnerable populations in the workforce. We have led efforts to close the gender pay gap in Colorado for over 20 years, prioritizing the need of women of color. We are currently offering Know Your Rights in the Workplace trainings and helped pass the 2019 Equal Work for Equal Pay bill.

Latest Facebook Posts

4 days ago

Sharing this important message from the FAMLI Coalition page. ACT NOW and add your name to the petition supporting a state-run social insurance ... See more

When life throws curveballs, it’s important that workers can take the time off they need -- without worrying whether a corporate insurer will deny ... See more

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Latest Twitter Posts

Homelessness is a national problem of real estate speculation and greed. Gentrification is how racism is implemented these days. To which local municipal governments are in constant denial. https://twitter.com/ktaday1/status/1215397288169754624

Washington workers now have access to 12 weeks of leave with up to 90% of typical pay! Colorado can do it too!
https://medium.com/wagovernor/washington-rolls-out-best-paid-leave-program-in-the-nation-c2e38bbc5409

Latinas need to work until we're 94 years old to catch up to the pay which white men earn by the time they're 60.

People of color & 40% of women make up the majority of low-wage workers. We deserve better. #FightFor15 #LatinaEqualPay #DemandMore

Partners

Colorado 9to5 Chapter Staff

Judith Marquez
Colorado State Co-Director
Judith has a strong background in grassroots community organizing for racial and economic justice in Denver, Colorado. Having grown up as a daughter of Mexican immigrant parents, Judith roots her work in her own family and community’s struggle for justice and liberation. Judith has worked in community on legislative campaigns to promote immigrants and workers rights, campaigns to stop community members’ deportations and most recently organizing with Latino day laborers to fight wage theft. She is passionate about bringing an anti-oppression and intersectional frame to the social change work in the state.
Andrea “Dre” Chiriboga-Flor
Colorado State Co-Director
Dre started at 9to5 as a public transit organizer but has taken on housing as her main area of work as the housing crisis has progressed throughout the Colorado metro area. Her specific focuses include mobile homes, community control of land, renter’s rights, and she helped co-anchor the coalition Colorado Homes For All, which is based on a national housing justice movement started by Right to the City called Homes For All. Before coming to 9to5 she worked with United Students Against Sweatshops and the Workers Rights Consortium as a volunteer and later worked in childcare, all of which furthered her interest in the intersections of labor, race, and gender.
Ashley Panelli
Paid Leave Organizer
Ashley is a paid leave organizer with 9to5 Colorado advocating for accessible paid family and medical leave policies across the state. She began her organizing work as the chair of the Denver DSA Socialist Feminist committee and prioritizes centering women and people of color in the fight for economic justice. Prior to working at 9to5, Ashley was a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional for developmentally-disabled women with psychiatric disorders. As a black women born to a Jamaican immigrant, Ashley is invested in rooting her work at the intersection of race, class, and gender discrimination.
Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo
Housing Organizer
Cesiah is a housing organizer with 9to5 Colorado, organizing in mobile home communities and pushing for more renter’s rights at the state level.. Born in Morelos, Mexico, she moved to Colorado when she was six years old. Cesiah first became an advocate by helping to pass legislation that granted undocumented college students in Colorado in-state tuition. Cesiah earned her degree in political science with a minor in women’s studies.

State Board

Regan Byrd
Anti-oppression activist, trainer, and non-profit operations professional.
Jackie Parkins
Organizer with the Colorado Education Association
Kris Garcia
Community organizer & solutions specialist. Family is what is most important to Kris.
Alana Stevenson
De Jimenez
Certified Medical Assistant empowering patients through education.
Jasmine White
Community volunteer and Activities Specialist
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