Our Goals

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.