Attend a FREE political event to celebrate the increasing power of liberals and progressives on the western slope! Come to the Progressive Family Picnic on Saturday, September 1 at the Watson Island Amphitheater from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The event is 100% free, no admission, open to all. It celebrates workers and families, so pack a picnic, and bring your family! Come enjoy the grassy amphitheater behind the Botanical Gardens beside the Colorado River at the end of 7th Street in downtown Grand Junction. There will be free live music and even parking is free. The event is sponsored by Claudette Konola and Kennedy for Colorado. Chris Kennedy, who is running for State Senate District 7 against Ray Scott, will be there and Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jared Polis will be there to share his bold ideas for the future and meet western slopers in person.
Tell your friends you’ll meet them there! There’s room for 1,000 people!
Why is it GREAT to be a political liberal?
Liberals are forward-thinking people who are open to new ideas, hence the additional name “progressives.” Liberals believe in advancements in science and technology. They are on the side of workers and consumers, and support consumer-friendly policies like decent wages you can actually live on, high quality affordable health care and education. Liberals support protecting consumers from the abuses of big businesses, and they support clean, sustainable, cost-effective energy. Liberals and progressives believe everyone is equal and all people should be treated with respect, no matter what color your skin is or where you’re from. Liberals support civil rights, women’s rights and voting rights. Liberals support freedom of the press, freedom of religion and non-religion and separation of church and state, meaning people should not be forced to pray to a specific religion in public schools or at taxpayer-funded public meetings. Liberals support a democratic system of government over other systems, like a monarchy (rule by a king), a dictatorship, or a theocracy (rule by religion).
So join liberals and progressives in supporting democracy and promoting the interests of families and working people at the free Progressive Family Picnic September 1, and help move the western slope forward, not backward!