Application for Congressional Commission for Yolanda Calderon

Contact Information

Full Name

Yolanda Calderon

Other Names
Yolanda Calderon

Party Affiliation

Democrat

Occupation

Teacher, Aurora Public Schools

Educational Background

I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Music Performance and Music Education.

Zip Code

80218

Background

Professional Background

I am also a local union Vice President which means I get to represent the will of the membership, even if it isn't in line with my own beliefs. I don't care much to be in an echo chamber and can learn from other perspectives without trying to change anyones mind.

Past Political Activity

I volunteer with various ballot initiatives, I tend to donate to Democratic candidates more so local seats than federal seats.

List of Political and Civic Organizations belonged to

Coloradoans for the Common Good

Statement

I am deeply passionate about encouraging people to participate in the democratic process regardless of affiliation.

Statement on Working with Consensus

My experience as a local Vice President with 1/3 Dem 1/3 Reps and 1/3 Unaffiliated and my ability to move forward with all of those voices gives me the experience I need to participate in this commission. I want Colorado to have faith that their congressional districts will represent their community and their community values.

Relevant Analytic Skills for Commission

Demographics

The applicant has Hispanic/Latino/Spanish origin

Applicant identifies with the following gender

Female