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Community Stands Up Against Secure Communities

Contact: Jennifer Piper, AFSC, JPiper@afsc.org

As SCOMM hits immigrant communities in Colorado, advocates demand end to the program.

Vigil and Rally in support of Hugo and the Dream Walkers

Monday, June 4, 2012 - 6:00pm

You're invited... 

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Six youth have walked from the Golden Gate Bridge to Colorado

One Estes Park youth, Hugo, is facing deportation.

Interested in learning more about Immigrant Justice? Consider hosting a workshop on any of these topics!

 Our workshops are very experiential and use a lot of Popular Education, and Theater of the Oppressed. Please feel free to give us a call to talk about what you’re looking for. Please Contact Jordan Garcia (jgarcia@afsc.org) for more information.

 Detention Workshop/ Joe Gets Detained:

How Immigrant Repression and U.S. Incarceration Serve Global Capitalist Interests

Chandra Russo at immigration vigil in Aurora, CO

Chandra Russo at immigration vigil in Aurora, CO

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.

Overview

Más de cien personas asistieron a la vigilia Unitaria Universalista orando por Renovación y Acción sobre Inmigración

Miembros de la comunidad y de congregaciones se unieron para demostrar que están del lado del amor.

 

One hundred attend prayer vigil for immigration renewal and action

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.   

 

Vigil at Immigrant Detention Center

Monday, April 2, 2012 - 6:00pm

Jennifer Piper and clergy 8-1-11

Jennifer Piper and clergy 8-1-11

At right, Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organzing Director, visits with clergy Anne Dunlap at the August 1, 2011 vigil outside the GEO immigrant detention center in Aurora, Colorado.

Protest incarcerating innocent people for profit. For more information, please contact Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organizing Director, at jpiper@afsc.org  or call 303.623.3464.

Citizen Privilege and Ally Basics

A two-page primer on citizenship privilege and immigrant ally basics from Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC Colorado.

Immigration enforcement goes rogue in Colorado

ICE Steps Up Presence at the Aurora, Colorado Jail, Requests Summons Data; Surge in Detention and Deportation Expected

Community and faith groups demand an end to ICE’s rogue tactics

 

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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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