Application for Legislative 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

Retired since 06/2010

Educational Background

School District Administration Certificate 06/2001, Masters in Social Work 06/1981, B.A. political science & education 06/1973

Zip Code

80125

Congressional District
4

Background

Past Political Activity

I volunteered in various political campaigns and school district elections, I donated small amounts to Teresa Greenfield, Joe Biden, Democratic Senate Committee,Beto O’Rourke, Democratic Attorney General Association and Jackie Rosen.

List of Political and Civic Organizations belonged to

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

Organization and Advocacy Experience

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

Statement

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

Statement on Working with Consensus

I understand that individuals and communities have different views and needs. 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