Paid for by Dr. Carrie A. Olson for Denver School Board

GRASSROOTS SUPPORT

State Representative Joe Salazar

Representative Joe Salazar has spent his entire career making sure the rights of Coloradans are protected. Through his work in the legislature, he has passed a number of progressive reforms to ensure that the rights of even the most vulnerable in society are upheld. Salazar has endorsed Carrie Olson because of his belief that if elected, Olson would work equally as hard to do the same thing.

 

 

The Denver Classroom Teacher's Association represents 5,600 educators in the Denver area. In a district where teacher turnover rates recently reached 20%, the DCTA is one of the few organizations still working hard for teachers, neighborhood schools, and quality curriculum.

 

 

Our Denver Our Schools was formed to advocate for Denver children and demand transparency, accountability and results from district leadership to ensure every student has access to high-quality educators, programs, and facilities, so they have the opportunity to succeed. 

 

Our Revolution has worked tirelessly to reclaim democracy for the working people of Denver by harnessing the transformative energy of the “political revolution.” By endorsing Carrie Olson, ORMD believes that Olson truly represents progressive values and will be a strongly beneficial member of the DPS school board.

 

 

 

The Denver Area Labor Federation represents 50,000 union members in the Denver Metro Area. DALF has selected Carrie Olson as a candidate due to her strong stances behind the protection and expansion of worker's rights in Denver Public Schools.

 

 

 

 

The Network for Public Education, Directed by former Secretary of Education Assistant Diane Ravitch believes in Carrie's ability to change the school board. Ravitch's organization was formed with the priorities of protecting neighborhood public schools, supporting a respect for teaching the building of wraparound services, and working to reinvest tax dollars into public schools. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Working Families Party is a national political organization that is recruiting, training, and electing the next generation of progressive leaders to office. The Working Families Party has an impressive record of down-ballot wins already in 2017, including the Democratic primary victory of Philadelphia’s next District Attorney Larry Krasner, helping elect the new Mayor of Jackson, MS, Chokwe Lumumba, a sweep of school board races in Milwaukee, and special election victories for progressive leaders running for state legislature in New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Colorado BlueFlower Fund

The BlueFlower Fund helps elect Democratic, pro-choice, progressive women candidates running for state and local office in Colorado. The BlueFlower Fund is proud to work with like-minded individuals across the state of Colorado to transform Colorado’s political landscape by building a pro-choice, progressive agenda at the state and local levels.

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The following people and organizations have endorsed Carrie Olson for DPS School Board, because they believe if elected, Olson's vision would have the most profound and positive impact on Denver and its public schools.