Local families both for and against Donald Trump’s election will host events in Southern Colorado.
Interfaith Inauguration Day Prayer Breakfast – 7 to 8 a.m. at Vista Grande Community Church United Church of Christ at 5460 N Union Blvd. Everyone is welcome and a $5 donation is suggested. Proceeds will go toward Colorado Springs Council for Justice.
Anti-Trump Rally – begins at 1 p.m. at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center and the El Pueblo Museum.
Inauguration Party and Brunch – Turning Point USA UCCS is hosting a brunch and meeting to watch the inauguration at 9:15 a.m. at Over Easy, a Daytime Eatery at 5262 N Nevada Ave.
Haymarket Books will release Inauguration at 6:30 p.m. at 30 W Dale St. Inauguration is a free digital chapbook by Colorado Poets Idris Goodwin and Nico Wilkinson. Goodwin and Wilkinson will be joined at the book release party by local performers. Inauguration is a collection of ten poems written in reaction to the onset of a new political regime. Writing out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Goodwin and Wilkinson trade ruminations of survival in a hostile political climate. Yet Inauguration transcends partisan rhetoric. It is a response to the noise and the silence, a rallying call to collectively find our way forward. Doors open at 6:30p.
Colorado Springs women’s march and racial justice event – begins at 1:30 p.m. at Acacia Park.
Denver “March on Colorado” – March around State Capitol and Civic Center Park
- El Paso County Democratic Party has arranged a bus from the Springs to Denver. The bus will leave from the organization’s office on East Rio Grande St.