On climate, the Trump administration has selected climate deniers to run all key cabinet positions, including the Department of Energy, Interior, and EPA.
We are the climate constituency whose livelihood these actions threaten. On the environment, Aspen Skiing Company will not just fight for a stable climate; we will recruit powerful allies to the cause and use our business as a lever for change.
Vice president-elect Mike Pence is no friend to the gay community. He has signed into law a bill to jail same-sex couples for applying for marriage licenses and has stated that gay marriages signal societal collapse. A gay and happily married friend of ours recently said, “They’re coming after us.”
We are the gay community — and we’ll proudly fly our rainbow flags for a fifth decade this January at Gay Ski Week. We will stand beside our LGBTQ friends, employees, guests, and family members in defending civil rights and opportunities for all Americans to love each other equally.
Trump has terrified many adult Latinos in our valley and children in our schools with the threat of deportation, and he has made even legal citizens feel unwelcome.
We are the Latino community — and we will remain a sanctuary for these coworkers and neighbors, students and parents, who will always be welcome in our schools and businesses and homes.