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ABout the Forum

Founded in 2002, the Forum for Civic Advancement seeks and supports individuals interested in contributing to the civic health of the Pikes Peak Region. It operates lectures, panels, and seminars in which public-minded citizens can meet other current and aspiring political and civic leaders, and engage cutting-edge political ideas from around the country.

Programs

Lectures and Panels. 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.

Our Team

  • Kyle Hybl, Senior Vice President
  • Zoe Goodman, Program Associate
  • Matt Weigel, 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

 

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