Coloradans for Immigrant Rights

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Volunteers offer support for immigrants detained in Colorado

A group of 10 bilingual immigrants began offering emotional support this week to undocumented aliens in Colorado detention centers with a program that helps them get in touch with their families.
The program, known as Colorado AID, is a project of the Denver office of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization.

Colorado vigil protests deaths at the border

Dozens protest deaths of immigrants at border crossings.

Colorado GEO vigil May 2010

Coloradoans hold monthly vigils in support of immigrants

Coloradoans hold monthly vigils in support of immigrants outside the GEO Detention Center in Aurora, CO.

Worrall on the Arizona Law

[Michael Worrall is a member of Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights Letter to the Editor Ladder. (CFIR is a project of AFSC in Colorado.) His recent Letter to The Editor was published in the Denver Post!  Want to see YOUR name in Print? To join our Letter Writing Ladder, just email Jordan Garcia at jgarcia@afsc.org or call 303.623.3464!]

http://blogs.denverpost.com/eletters/?source=nav_home_opinion

Taking Faith in Ft. Collins

By Jennifer Piper, Interfaith Organizing Director, AFSC Colorado

AFSC's organizing work in the faith community is really starting to take root in Fort Collins.

In August of 2009, I was invited to speak in Fort Collins through a New Sanctuary Movement contact who would also be speaking. After we spoke to the group of 80 clergy and laypeople, the Interfaith Immigrant Rights Coalition of Northern Colorado (IIRCNC) was formed.

Join letter writing ladder in Colorado

Support the human rights of immigrants and advocate for just and humane immigration reform—join the Denver Letter Writing Ladder.

Coloradoans for Immigrants Rights (CFIR) is a project of the American Friends Service Committee. We’re ramping up our efforts to get published as local and national immigrant rights groups work with the Obama Administration to pass just and humane immigration reform.

Love Knows No Borders

Project Valentine a Success in Colorado

On February 1, 2010, over 120 hundred people gathered at the Aurora Detention Center to make their voices heard.  The February monthly vigil was planned by Coloradans For Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC.

Colorado Valentine's Day action

Coloradoans deliver Valentines to immigrants in detention

A volunteer with Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights, an AFSC project, shows two of 400 Valentines delivered to immigrants held at a detention center in Aurora, Colorado.

Colorado Immigrants Rights Background

Students gather at the State Capitol in support of Tuition Equity

Students gather at the State Capitol in support of Tuition Equity

Students gather at the State Capitol in support of Tuition Equity

The Immigrants� Rights Project works on behalf of immigrants in Colorado. Our work includes:

Organizing Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, a group of non-immigrants who educate other citizens about the human rights of immigrants, and mobilizing them to take action to support immigrant rights.

Answering the call for justice: This story about Janice and others held in an immigration detention center in Aurora, Colorado, will move and inspire you. Read the story.

Students gather at the State Capitol in support of Tuition Equity

Students gather at the State Capitol in support of Tuition Equity

Students gather at the State Capitol in support of Tuition Equity

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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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