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March 3rd, Sanctuary City Celebration

Sanctuary City Celebration, Fri, March 3 @ 7 @ Shine Dear Friends, You are invited to join INVST and the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition for a Sanctuary City Celebration on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7 pm at Shine, located at 2027 13th Street in Boulder. Join us as we gather together in celebration of Boulder becoming a Sanctuary City for immigrants and refugees. We will celebrate our diverse community, as we continue to mobilize and build an intersectional movement for inclusive social justice. City council member Mary Young will speak; Motus Theatre will perform a monologue; Roka Hueka will perform Latin-ska & several local organizations will come & share resources, including CIR

Brother Sun Concert, Sunday February 26th 7:00pm

Sunday, February 26, 2017 7:00pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, 5001 Pennsylvania Avenue, Boulder CO 80303 Suggested Donation $20 For more info email elana@indra.com 303-475-5189 Hosted by RMPJC Sponsored by KGNU Presents

Rise with Standing Rock & March on D.C.

Native Nations Bring the Fight to D.C. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and indigenous allies are calling on us to continue the fight against big oil and join them in marching on Washington, D.C. on March 10th to bring this issue to the doorstep of our elected officials. As Earth Guardians, we are joining in solidarity with the indigenous peoples of the world who are bravely standing to defend our planet and our health from destructive fossil fuel projects. Whether you are indigenous or an ally in this movement, you have a stake in this battle. Our water is sacred and must be protected. We must continue to work off the momentum created at Standing Rock to push towards a clean, sustainable energ

COLORADO ELECTED OFFICIALS, COMMUNITY LEADERS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE REJECTING T

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** FOR PLANNING PURPOSES SEGUIDO EN ESPAÑOL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2017 MEDIA CONTACTS: Oscar Juarez-Luna | (720)-203-6836 | Oscar@coloradoimmigrant.org COLORADO ELECTED OFFICIALS, COMMUNITY LEADERS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE REJECTING THE BIGOTRY AND XENOPHOBIA OF HB17-1134 Denver, CO. - Colorado is facing one of the most anti-immigrant bills of the past decade. HB17-1134, introduced by Representative Dave Williams from Colorado Springs, seeks to claw back some of the most important victories of the immigrant rights movement. Specifically, Representative Williams seeks to: Bring back the SB-90 Show Me Your Papers Law, forcing local law-enforcem

On February 20th, Earth Guardians invite you to attend: #YOUTHVGOV MARCH UNITED FOR A FRACK FREE COL

On February 20th, Earth Guardians invite you to attend: #YOUTHVGOV MARCH UNITED FOR A FRACK FREE COLORADO Let's meet on the west steps of the Capitol to march and show solidarity with the six youth who brought the fracking and climate lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission! We will march, sing, and rally together to show the Colorado Court of Appeals the immense support this case has. The youth argue the Commission has a statutory and constitutional obligation to prioritize protection of public health and the environment over oil and gas development. On the Following day February 21st, the youth have their hearing and we need your help to flood the court room! Share

Victory for the Owls

For Immediate Release – Thurs Feb 16, 2017 Victory for the Owls: Boulder County Planning Commission Rejects Development Proposal in 5 to 4 Vote Dream of a Twin Lakes Owl Preserve and Open Space moves closer to reality (Boulder, Colorado) In a historic vote that resolves one of the biggest environmental controversies to have taken place in Boulder County, the Boulder County Planning Commission has rejected a land-use change proposal to build 300 apartments on the site of the proposed Twin Lakes Owl Preserve and Open Space. The decision has been widely praised in Boulder which places a high value on open space and natural areas. Community members and environmental groups are supportive of af

Social Justice Collective Meeting, February 16th 3:00-4:30pm at InnisFree

The first ever Social Justice Collective (SJC) meeting will take place Thursday, February 16th, 3:00-4:30pm at InnisFree Poetry Bookstore and Cafe (1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Boulder, CO 80302). The meeting will be a space for deep discussion, getting to know one another, and exploring the potential of SJC. The newly emerging Social Justice Collective (SJC) is grounded in the Theoru U model of letting go and letting come. The sole purpose of SJC is to attend to community needs in efforts to promote justice and equality. Of the three P's in the triple bottom line, Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center has a strong emphasis on people and planet. SJC provides the space for community members an

Peaceful NoDAPL Action in Boulder and Denver this Friday February 10th

Link to event in Boulder https://www.facebook.com/events/790931864387554/ Divest the Pipelines, Denver https://www.facebook.com/events/420741264923839/ There will be a peaceful action this Friday from noon to 3pm,Friday the 10th at the U.S. Department of Commerce (Boulder Labs) headquarters at 325 South Broadway. This is a call to the Unity people and the Boulder Community who have been involved in the helping by giving items, food, etc for the people at Standing Rock and also to those who have gone up there to help. This whole issue is about the sanctity of water given to us by the Creator. The Standing Rock Sioux are protectors of the water in that area not only for themselves, but fo

Colorado Stands with Planned Parenthood, February 11th

Colorado Stands with Planned Parenthood - Feb 11, 1-3pm, 1125 17th St, Denver https://www.facebook.com/events/941681952632757/ Please join us at Skyline Park on 17th and Arapahoe, right outside of Sen. Cory Gardner’s office, on Saturday February 11th at 1:00pm to show our support for Planned Parenthood and to demand that Sen. Gardner oppose any actions being taken to defund Planned Parenthood This event will feature speakers from the community and personal testimonials about the positive impact Planned Parenthood has had on the lives of Coloradoans. We will have a station for making donations to Planned Parenthood and materials for writing letters to Sen. Gardner. Organizers will collect l

Pictures from Round Robin Sing Along February 5, KGNU

Are current events getting you down? Singing together is a great remedy for discouragement, and a great opportunity to share music, time and energy with others. Come to a free sing along gathering at your community radio station, KGNU, on Sunday, February 5, 3-6 pm at the Boulder studio, 4700 Walnut Street. It will be round robin style, so everyone will be able to participate equally. Bring instruments, healthy snacks, any songbooks you like, and most of all, your desire to sing and share together. It's free, open to all, and brought to you by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center and KGNU. Please share this information, and let’s have a great time “singing through the hard times

Forum: Legalizing Direct Action to Protect Our Climate

Wednesday, February 8 7 to 9 pm East Simpson Coffee Company 414 East Simpson St, Lafayette A forum with former Mora County, New Mexico, Commissioner John Olivas (Mora was the nation's first county to ban fracking); Doug Good Feather, Standing Rock Lakota Sioux Nation, a member of the Hunkpapa tribe, and spiritual leader of Spirit Horse Nation, a human rights and environmental protection organization; and Lafayette City Councilor Merrily Mazza. In January of 2016 the people of Lafayette, Colorado introduced the “Climate Bill of Rights and Protections” for adaptation to the Lafayette City Council. The ordinance will codify the right to a healthy climate and protects this right through commun