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U.S. Attorney's Office to Host Several Protecting Houses of Worship Training Seminars Across the State

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announces it will co-host several Protecting Houses of Worship (PHOW) events in Grand Junction, Fort Collins and Boulder in the coming weeks. These interfaith events are  open to the public and will focus on providing faith-based institutions with information from law enforcement and faith-related security experts about the threats of violence facing houses of worship and responsive measures to counter potential risks.

Grand Junction: January 9, 2023 from 6-8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church at 3940 27½ Road

Fort Collins: January 19,2023 from 6-8 p.m. at Plymouth UCC Church, UCC at 916 W. Prospect Road

Boulder: February 21, 2023 from 6-8 p.m. at the Boulder Jewish Community Center at 6007 Oreg Avenue

If interested in attending one of these seminars, please RSVP to Jillian Dardani at

The PHOW programs are interfaith events hosted at a community center, church, mosque, synagogue or other faith-based facility for participation by all interested faith-based organizations in the city or region.

The upcoming events are sponsored by The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado, Community Relations Service, Rocky Mountain Region, and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, the Fort Collins Police Department and the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office.


Deborah Takahara
Public Affairs Specialist

Updated January 4, 2023

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