Forum for

Civic Advancement

2016 Events

June 1           El Paso County Commissioner's Debate

Aug 18          International Threat Assessment

Sept 13          Mandela Washington Forum

2015 Events

March 4        Colorado Springs Mayor Candidate Debate

March 31      International Threat Assessment

May 5            Colorado Springs Mayoral Runoff Debate

Sept 1            Human Trafficking in Southern Colorado

Sept 15          Youth Entrepreneurship/Community Dev. - Perspectives from Across Africa

Dec 10           Colorado Springs Police Body Worn Cameras


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Throughout the year, 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.

About Forum


Founded in 2002, 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.

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2013 State House Debate

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2014 The Energy Future of Colorado Springs
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2014 Future of Fracking in Centennial State