Welcome Julie!

CREEC is pleased to announce the appointment of our first Development Director, Julie Yates. Julie will be building a comprehensive fundraising program for CREEC and will be working to deepen relationships and enhance communication between CREEC and you, our supporters! An experienced fundraising professional and educator with a passion for making the world a better place, Julie has more than two decades of demonstrated success in the areas of philanthropy, relationship building, strategic thinking, and problem solving. Julie comes to CREEC from The White Mountain School where she served as Development Director, growing their fundraising program, building a strategic communications plan, and leading the School’s largest-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign. A long-time educator, Julie has deep personal interest in human rights and social justice and is looking forward to using her professional skills in service of CREEC’s mission and vision. Julie graduated magna cum laude from Smith College with a BA in Biology and later earned her MS in Science Education from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Julie has taught biology and chemistry at Blair Academy, NJ, St. Paul’s School, NH, and The White Mountain School, NH where she was also appointed to multiple administrative positions during her 18 years of service. Julie says about her new position at CREEC, “I am so excited to share with others information about the incredible work CREEC does to challenge discrimination and to help raise necessary funds so my colleagues at CREEC can continue their vital work. Our world needs more organizations like CREEC with the will, heart, and intellectual power to lead much needed social change. I’m truly honored to play...

Celebrate CREEC next Thursday!

Come hang out with us on Thursday, September 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Artwork Network Gallery! It’s not too late to get your ticket for this great event!  In addition to the usual (short, we promise!) speeches, mingling, snacking, and schmoozing, we’re proud that this year’s celebration will feature: Corbett O’Toole, who will discuss her latest work Fading Scars: My Queer Disability History. Plus, event attendees will have the opportunity to buy their own copy of the book and have it personally signed by the author!     Mary Lou Mobley, whose new photography book, The ADA Image Project, will be available for sale. We are also giving away one copy of this beautiful book as a door prize.     Tracy Lynn Pristas (who created Lucent Immersion, left), Silvana LaCreta Ravena, and Ana Maria Botero, whose “Vivid Visions” exhibit of bold, large-scale abstract paintings is currently on display at Artwork Network Gallery.    Music duo Mike Fitzmaurice (left) and Brian Mullins (right), who will play a variety of acoustic tunes on the upright bass, guitar, and mandolin.       Individual tickets and Student/Under 30 tickets will continue to be available for purchase until Wednesday, September 16. We have a limited amount of ticket scholarships available; please email sbreene@creeclaw.org for more information. To purchase a ticket, please visit...

CREEC’s Second Anniversary Event is September 17!

We are so excited to celebrate our second year of civil rights education, community outreach, and litigation. We hope you can join us for the party! In honor of CREEC’s second year, we’re doing it up in style on September 17, from 5pm-8pm at Artwork Network Gallery, part of Denver’s vibrant Santa Fe Art District. We are thrilled to present Corbett O’Toole with the first-ever CREEC Intersectionality Award for her outstanding work across multiple areas of advocacy. The event program also features great food and drinks, live music, a door prize, minimal speechifying, and the opportunity to buy Corbett’s latest book. Please join us to celebrate this milestone. It’s not too late to sponsor the event or purchase a ticket! Head over to our event webpage www.creeclaw.org/event to get more details and sign up. Please contact info@creeclaw.org with any...