Forum for Civic Advancement
ABout the Forum
Founded in 2002, the Forum for Civic Advancement engages individuals interested in the civic health of the Pikes Peak Region. It operates relevant lectures, panels, and public events in which community-minded citizens can engage with current and aspiring political and civic leaders.
Throughout the year, the Forum brings in outstanding speakers from across the country to provide insights on public policy issues affecting Colorado. Most events are held in the Penrose House Pavilion, which provides a neutral ground on which to debate some of the most challenging issues of our day.
- Kyle Hybl, Senior Vice President
- Jordan Miranda, Program Associate
- Samantha Barlow, Program Associate
- Davis Tutt, Program Associate
- Samantha Albert, Program Associate
Past Forum Speakers
The insightful and influential political figures who have generously contributed their time and expertise to Forum lectures and seminars have included:
- Daniel Kemmis, Former Mayor of Missoula
- Joseph Postell, The Heritage Foundation
- William Schambra, The Hudson Institute
- Chuck Fowler, Founder of the City Committee
- Christopher Gates, Executive Director of Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement
- Former Senator Gary Hart
- Presidential Scholar Dr. Tom Cronin
- Senator John Andrews
- Dick Celeste, Former Ambassador to India and Governor of Ohio
- Colorado Springs Mayor Mary Lou Makepeace
- Colorado Governor Dick Lamm
- Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell
- State Senator Steve Durham
- State Senator Mike Johnston
- Jon Caldara, President, Independence Institute
- Don Knight, Colorado Springs City Council
- Val Snider, Colorado Springs City Council
- Sean Paige, Former Colorado Springs City Council member
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The Forum for Civic Advancement engages individuals interested in the civic health of the Pikes Peak Region. It operates relevant lectures, panels, and public events in which community-minded citizens can engage with current and aspiring political and civic leaders.