Paul has lived in Commerce City since 1954 (64 years) growing up in an ethnically mixed blue-collar community. He developed sensitivity for the working poor at an early age. He experienced the importance of hard work, commitment, education and perseverance to overcome adversity and poverty. Paul has a diverse employment background including working as welder, network technician, paralegal, data administrator, and as a RTD director for six years. He is a member of the Communications Workers of America and proudly supports his union affiliation.
Paul received his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan State University of Denver and his Master Studies in Public Affairs at the University of Colorado at Denver. He also attended the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and worked for Solano Law Offices. He earned a certificate from the University of Phoenix in telephony, telecommunications and networking with analog and complex digital circuits.
Paul D. Solano is actively involved in local politics and volunteers for local food banks and advocates for needy disadvantaged children, the disabled, elderly, LGBTQ, and the most vulnerable members of society : He supports progressive public policy, equality and fairness for all. Paul brings to Commerce City a passionate desire for social and economic justice. He believes equality and diversity in city government as an avenue to establish a path for economic growth, civil rights, and good for the greatest amount of people.