Application for Congressional Commission for Silvia Velazquez Dorsky

Contact Information

Full Name

Silvia Velazquez Dorsky

Other Names
Silvia Velazquez Romero

Eligible for commission

eligible

Party Affiliation

Democrat

Occupation

None I retired June,2010

Educational Background

School District Administration Certificate 6/2001 , Masters in Social Work 6/81 , BA in Political Science and Education 6/1973

Zip Code

80125

Congressional District
4

Background

Past Political Activity

I have volunteered in various campaigns. And made small donations to Joe Biden, Theresa Greenfield, the Democratic Senate Committee, Beto O’Rourke, Democratic Attorney General Association, Jacky Rosen .

List of Political and Civic Organizations belonged to

ACLU, Littleton Immigration and Resource Center, Mi Familia Vota, Roxborough Resistance, Denver Botanic Gardens, Colorado Cactus and Succulent Society

Organization and Advocacy Experience

As a volunteer I have taught classes for individuals seeking citizenship for about 2 years. I have done voter registration with the Democratic Party, Voto Latino, and Mi Familia Vota. During various elections, inc.school district, local, state, and national elections I have helped write letters to parents, done candidates lit. drops and phone calls.

Statement

I believe the Latino community should have representation in this commission. Redistricting will have a significant impact on their daily lives with employment , educational opportunities, access to services and their general well being.

Statement on Working with Consensus

I understand that individuals and communities have different views and needs, and so I believe in finding common ground and I am willing to compromise to achieve the greater good for all.

Relevant Analytic Skills for Commission

First I seek all relevant information in order to assess the needs, the solutions, and impact of a decision. Information from data, statistics, studies, and personal testimonies will all be needed to produce districts that do not negatively impact communities of interest.

Demographics

Racial categories the applicant identifies with:
Caucasian

The applicant has Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin

Applicant identifies with the following gender

Female