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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor
Lisa Calderón. Candidate, 2019. I love my city. to make a more fair, equitable, & just city for all of our residents.
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
When we do so, we all promote the mission of the NAACP “to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.” 12/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
We further hope that we hold all public officials to a higher standard of accountability for their cultural and gender competence, including the current mayor. 11/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
We hope the same kind of outcry about Jamie not knowing the historic significance of the NAACP extends to an even louder outcry against the high rate of displacement and economic inequity African Americans in Denver have experienced over the past eight years. 10/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
As part of her volunteer transition team, we look forward to identifying and recommending fresh voices for leadership opportunities in city government — rather than recycling the same insiders for select lucrative appointments, so common with the current administration. 9/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
Representation matters. Building a diverse leadership team under a new administration is critically important, and a publicly stated priority for Jamie. 8/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
This starts with a frank conversation with the community about race, culture and history that will include Jamie and her leadership team. These are the steps we are taking to . 7/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
We are not only committed to accountability of our public officials, but also to ensuring that African Americans who have been left out of the prosperity of Denver have a seat at the policy-making table. 6/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
We are committed to working with Jamie to develop and implement an agenda to increase economic opportunity, including investment in Black-owned businesses, which comprise only 1.5% of the city’s contracts currently under a Black mayor. 5/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
Jamie's agenda will be key to reversing the high rate of displacement resulting from economic and housing disinvestment — consistent concerns we’ve heard loud and clear on the campaign trail, particularly from Black community members. 4/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
Jamie will redouble her effort & commitment to serving the Black community and all historically marginalized communities in Denver by spelling out a specific agenda to rebuild Black community wealth, which has been depleted over the past eight years under the current mayor. 3/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
Replying to @jamiefordenver
We appreciate taking full responsibility for her recent statements and not making excuses, which will be a refreshing change from the current administration. 2/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 16
. & I Respond to Recent News: Every public official should know the history and contributions of such an esteemed historic civil rights institution as the NAACP. 1/12
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 13
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
In joining to , I am committed to using this opportunity to lift up the voices of our communities who have been left behind by the current administration. I hope you will join us tomorrow in rallying for unity and change at the City & County Building. 2/2
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 13
Please read in full. Throughout my candidacy, I urged voters to envision new possibilities for our city. That future may look different today than it did two weeks ago, but we still have the opportunity to make positive change in Denver through this runoff election. 1/2
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 8
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
Please stay in the fight. Whether in elected office or not, we will leverage our collective power to hold our public officials accountable to our values, and we will continue to work together to build a city that is truly for all of us. 6/6
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 8
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
I'm committed to continuing to work on solutions & am weighing my options to build community power to ensure that marginalized communities have a voice in the future prosperity of Denver. I'll announce in the coming days about how I intend to continue to serve this city. 5/6
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 8
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
Denver faces the same challenges today that it did before Election Day — an affordable housing and homelessness crisis; gentrification and displacement; the privatization of our parks and open spaces; a broken public safety system; and economic, racial and gender inequity. 4/6
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 8
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
I saw a need to bring the values of equity, fairness, and justice to Denver’s city government. This movement is 32,839 votes strong. That’s the power of community. 3/6
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 8
Replying to @Lisa4Denver
I entered this race last October because I saw a need to build a movement that could harness the collective power of Denver’s working people and residents who are being left behind by the status quo. 2/6
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Lisa Calderón for Denver Mayor May 8
I am filled with gratitude for each person who supported our campaign with their votes, their voices, their donations, their time, and their dedication. 1/6
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