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CREEC’s 2020 Virtual Event

We hope you’ll join us for CREEC’s first-ever virtual event!

September 17, 2020

5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Mountain Time

There is no charge to attend, but preregistration is required. ASL interpreter and captioning provided.
*Accessible Welcome Slide – pdf*
*Accessible Sponsorship Slides – pdf*

Highlights Include:

  • The year-in-review at CREEC.
  • Launch of our Immigration Detention Accountability Project and Accessibility Project videos.
  • Introduction of CREEC’s new Director of Outreach for the Accessibility Project.
  • Remarks from this year’s Challenging Discrimination Award recipient – activist, organizer, and former public defender, Elisabeth Epps.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Find out more.

We look forward to being with you virtually on the 17th! Register now.

Thank you to our generous 2020 event sponsors!

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2020 Sponsors: Anonymous – In honor of CREEC’s work this year, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, Kim & Mary Kay Love – In Memory of Peter Robertson, Bill Lee & Brenda Lowe Wong, Relay Colorado, Thomas Kelley, Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, Johnson & Klein Law, Killmer Lane & Newman LLC, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, Michael Bien, ACLU-Colorado, RMIAN, Impact Fund, Benham-Baker Legal,  LaBarre Law Offices, Dane Law, Alan Chen, Mark Ebel & Catherine Laskey, Anonymous – In honor of Carrie Ann Lucas

Past Events

CREEC’s 2019 Event

We celebrated CREEC’s 2019 Event at the History Colorado Center on September 19th!

Our 2019 event showcased the work CREEC has done, with your help, to challenge discrimination nationally and right here in Colorado. We also honored César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández as the 2019 awardee of CREEC’s Challenging Discrimination Award. You can read more about César and his work on CREEC’s blog.

View our Event Slideshow here.

Check out the pictures of our event here.



CREEC had our THIRD YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT on November 16, 2016!

Amy Robertson co-presented with the Denver Metro Fair Housing Center at a series of Homebuyer Education classes sponsored by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority.

Amy Robertson spoke on Litigation Issues at the UCLA Prisoners’ Advocates Conference on September 23, 2016.

Julie Wilensky spoke on the panels “Transgender Law in Employment and Employee Benefits” and “Protecting LGBT Workers: The Growing Importance of Title VII” at the National LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Conference – August 4-5, 2016 – Washington, DC.

Julie Wilensky spoke on the panel “Eliminating Bias Against Transgender & LGB Individuals” at the CAAA’s 2016 Summer Convention – June 30, 2016 – San Francisco, CA.

Julie Wilensky spoke on the panel “Advocating for the Rights of LGBT Employees” at the 2016 NELA Annual Convention – June 24, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA.

Lauren Fontana spoke on the panel “Practicing Civil Rights Law: Perspectives from Young Plaintiff and Defense Lawyers” at a Denver Bar Association Coffee Talk CLE Program – June 23, 2016 – Denver, CO.

Amy Robertson presented on “Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare” at the National ADA Symposium – June 22, 2016 – Denver, CO.

Julie Wilensky spoke on the panels “Equal Justice Under Law: Nationwide Marriage Equality (Almost) One Year Later”  and “Elimination of Bias in the Profession: an LGBT Ally Toolkit” at the ABA’s 2016 Spring Symposia, Trusts and Estates & Real Property CLE Programs – May 13, 2016 – Boston, MA.

Julie Wilensky was a guest speaker on the panel “Experiences and Best Practices in Supporting Transitioning Employees and Their Departments,” sponsored by the University of California Office of the President – Systemwide Employee Relations – April 27, 2016 – Oakland, CA.

Julie Wilensky was a guest speaker via Skype on employment law for the Business Law and Ethics Class at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico (Puebla Campus) – April 14, 2016.

Julie Wilensky was a guest speaker on “Spousal Rights and the Rights of Same-Sex Spouses and Partners” for the Employee Benefits Law class at Berkeley Law – April 13, 2016 – Berkeley, CA.

Amy Robertson was a guest speaker on “Discovery in Impact Litigation” for the Public Interest Litigation Lab at University of Denver Sturm College of Law – April 12, 2016 – Denver, CO.

Tim Fox co-facilitated the workshop “How to Improve Settlement Agreements” at the 2016 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium and presented on “Legal Developments in Digital Accessibility” at the Disability Rights Bar Association Annual Meeting – March 31-April 1, 2016 – Baltimore, MD.

Julie Wilensky presented on “Advocating for the Rights of LGBT Employees” at the PELA March Brownbag – March 14, 2016 – Denver, CO.

Amy Robertson presented on “Disability Law and Enforcement” at Access and Ability’s event Northern Colorado Leadership Year V – March 12, 2016 – Greeley, CO.

Bill Lann Lee spoke on the panel “Changes to Affirmative Action in Light of Grutter and Fisher” at the 16th Annual Bay Area APALSA Conference at Berkeley Law – February 20, 2016 – Berkeley, CA.

Amy Robertson spoke on the panel “Inspect What You Expect: Best Practices for Crafting and Monitoring Programmatic Relief” at the Impact Fund’s 14th Annual Class Action Conference – February 19, 2016 – San Francisco, CA.

Julie Wilensky spoke on the panel Hot Topics in Diversity Law: Same-Sex Marriage and Employee Benefits Discrimination at the ABA’s 2016 Midyear Meeting – February 4, 2016 – San Diego, CA.

Julie Wilensky spoke on NELA’s webinar, Advocating for the Rights of LGBT Employees – December 8, 2015.

Amy Robertson and Lauren Fontana hosted a Trans* Legal Forum – December 3, 2015 – Denver Metro Fair Housing Center, Denver, CO.

Julie Wilensky spoke on a panel about LGBT Employment Rights – December 1, 2015 – New York City Bar, New York, NY.