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DORA’s Division of Insurance and Colorado Civil Rights Division highlight Transgender programs and anti-discrimination protections on Transgender Day of Visibility

DENVER -- Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility, sometimes shortened to “TDOV.” This day is dedicated to celebrating transgender and non-binary people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender and non-binary people worldwide, as well as a celebration of their contributions to society.

New local dialing procedure for customers in 719 and 970 area codes begins April 24

DENVER — On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved 988 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022. The FCC order requires all telecommunications carriers, interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers, and one-way VoIP providers to make any network changes necessary to ensure that users can dial 988 to reach the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by July 16, 2022.