Coloradans for Immigrant Rights

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The Complete Home for the Holidays Survival Handbook

What to do when immigration comes up over family dinner?

Developed by Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights, an AFSC project, this handbook offers practical advice for how to talk about immigration with family, friends and others.

For more information, contact Jordan Garcia, AFSC Colorado Immigrant Ally Organizing Director, at

Educators for Immigrant Rights Meeting

Friday, December 3, 2010 - 4:00pm

Bring a friend! We’ll bring the films, books, curriculum and YOU bring your teacher friends! Connect with friends AND enjoy this EXCELLENT gathering! Sponsored by: CFIR (Coloradans for Immigrant Rights), a project of the AFSC  For more info contact:  Kathy Bougher, Educator,  or Jordan T. Garcia, CFIR & Immigrant Ally Organizing Director, - (303) 919-8798

Miembros de la Comunidad apoyan a la Gente y no al Dinero, Dignidad no al Detención

 por Jennifer Piper

1 de Noviembre, 2010- Personas de fe y activistas pro-inmigrante se juntaron enfrente del centro de detención de GEO para exigir un fin a las cárceles y los centros de detención privados después del reportaje de investigación de NPR que conto como las industrias de cárceles privados presionan a favor de legislación estatal que asegura mas encarcelación de ciudadanos e inmigrantes y más ganancias para las industria.

Coloradoans Call for Dignity, Not Detention

Close to a Hundred Community members turn out in support of People not Profits, Dignity not Detention

By Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organizing Director for Immigrant Rights

The Fast Way to Solidarity

By Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organizing Director

Groups Call for Dignity, Not Detention

Coloradoans Mark First Anniversary of Obama Administration’s Detention Reform Announcement

By Jennifer Piper, Immigration Interfaith Organizing Director, AFSC Colorado

Liberation and Resistance to Immigrant Detention

Advocates Gather in Song and Solidarity in front of the GEO Immigration Detention Center in Aurora, Colorado

By Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organizing Director for Immigrant Rights

More than 60 faith and community members joined together on Labor Day, demonstrating their resistance to the continued detention of workers, mothers and fathers. For over a year, faith and community groups have taken turns hosting the monthly vigil, sponsored by AFSC, creating a community of immigrants and citizens opposed to immigrant detention.

Borders Lifted, Voices Raised

Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 3:00pm

Ten stories by six immigrants and four allies from Denver combine narration, original art, music and images to share their experiences with immigration and creating community.” $9.75 admission.

Vigil and fast packing list and workshop schedule

People attending the overnight and/or vigil should bring:

  • a cup, plate, silverware, bowl for themselves
  • a sleeping bag, pillow
  • a sack lunch (if not fasting)
  • instruments, songs to share
  • their reflection journal and a pen

Workshops will include:

Sunday, August 1, starting at 6:00pm

24-Hour Fast and Vigil

Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 6:00pm - Monday, August 2, 2010 - 6:00pm

Solidarity for a Different Future!

No more detentions! No more deportations! No more oppressive laws!

24-hour fast, community visioning & vigil --'Cause We're Hungry for Justice!

Join us, in solidarity with the people of Arizona and those unjustly detained in our own state, for 24 hours of fasting, reflection, workshops, prayer and protest.

Beginning: Sunday, August 1st at 6:00pm

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