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Colorado Democrats Rural Initiative Goals
- Elevate the issues that are of concern to rural Coloradans and give voice to Colorado citizens who live outside of more populated urban regions
- Promote economic development in rural areas to help rural communities retain and grow population
- Improve access to health care for rural Coloradans
- Protect Colorado’s rural environment while promoting a balanced approach to energy production and natural resource use including water, air and soil.
- Improve access to quality public education and higher education for rural areas
- Promote improvements in communication technology for rural residents, schools and businesses
- Promote improvement to rural transportation infrastructure
- Promote agricultural economic policies that will assure that family farms and ranches prosper
- Promote sustainable environmentally sound agricultural practices and promote the healthiest food production and distribution practices
- Provide assistance to rural county Democratic parties to raise visibility and promote effective outreach and growth. Maintain or reestablish county central committees for all rural counties.