Chandra Russo attends a vigil at the GEO immigrant detention center in Aurora, Colorado. The vigils are organized by Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC Colorado.
Chandra Russo is working on her PhD in Sociology at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Having spent some of her formative years in Denver as a member of CFIR (Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, AFSC’s ally project), she gives much credit to both CFIR and the AFSC for much of her current analysis of social justice and immigrant rights.
Colorado faith and community members gather to show they stand on the side of love.
On April 2, faith leaders and community members gathered at the GEO Detention Center in Aurora, Colorado for prayer and singing to demonstrate the faith communities’ commitment to inject humanity and compassion into the public dialogue on immigration.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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