Causten Wollerman is a mixed Latin@ who grew up in Denver, Colorado. For the past three years Causten has worked at the Colorado Progressive Coalition and is currently their Lead Racial Justice Organizer focusing on racial disparities in the juvenile justice system and organizing against police and prisons. While at the Colorado Progressive Coalition Causten has worked on LGBTQ voter registration, get out the vote campaigns, the Fail the Jail campaign, the Rights and Juvenile Justice Education campaign, the Fix Broken Policing community project and a racial profiling hotline.
Causten is also a member of the Luz Reproductive Justice Think Tank, and a Third Wave Foundation Board member. Most of Causten’s work and activist experiences have been in social justice, racial justice, police accountability, queer rights, anti-violence, youth organizing, education and reproductive justice. Causten is passionate about challenging oppression, building community, being a whole person and working towards a society where justice is the status quo.