DENVER, CO– The Democratic Women’s Caucus of Colorado today announced that Rep. Lisa Cutter and Rep. Monica Duran (D-Wheat Ridge) would serve as the inaugural Co Chairs of the organization.
“I’m proud to have founded the Democratic Women’s Caucus along with my wonderful colleagues in the legislature, and I’m honored and humbled to have been chosen to lead it in our first year,” said Rep. Monica Duran, D-Wheat Ridge. “Our caucus will work hard to support policies that seek to improve equity, justice and the economic wellbeing of women in Colorado.”
“It’s an honor to serve as the inaugural Co Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus,” said Lisa Cutter, D-Jefferson County. “Our organization is dedicated to advancing the policy priorities of Democratic women legislators, ranging from increasing safety, wellness and justice in our communities, to forging an equitable economic recovery that puts families first, and so much more. As Co Chair, I’ll work to listen to and elevate the voices of our members and make lasting change for the women of Colorado.”
The Democratic Women’s Caucus of Colorado is a newly formed policy organization made of Democratic women members of both chambers of the General Assembly. Members of the organization include Senators Faith Winter, Brittany Pettersen, Sonya Jaquez Lewis, Julie Gonzales, Rhonda Fields, Tammy Story, Janet Buckner, and Kerry Donovan, as well as Majority Leader Daneya Esgar, Representatives Adrienne Benavidez, Cathy Kipp, Dafna Michaelson Jenet, Edie Hooton, Iman Jodeh, Jennifer Bacon, Judy Amabile, Karen McCormick, Naquetta Ricks, Brianna Titone, Barbara McLachlan, Sharon Bird, Yadira Caraveo, Emily Sirota, Meg Froelich, Lindsey Doherty, Julie McCluskie, Mary Young, Gonzales-Gutierrez, Susan Lontine, Tracey Bernett, and Kerry Tipper.