Panel Discussion: Human Rights in the Age of Trump When: Thursday, March 23, 7 pm Where: Humanities, Room 250, CU Boulder The following panelists will present: Vinnie Cervantes from the Denver Justice Project (DJP) on the transformation of the role of police in our society as well as DJP's goals to end mass incarceration and seek racial justice. Hadi Hashmi on the impacts of Trump policies on Muslims Martín Chamorro, a former Adjunct professor at CU Boulder and founder of the
Date: Friday, March 3 Time: 7-9 p.m. Place: Eaton Humanities, Room 250 at CU, Boulder Map: http://www.colorado.edu/campusmap/map.html?bldg=HUMN Many experts believe that tensions between the U.S. and Russia are at their highest level since the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. The dangers of a nuclear war, accidental or intentional, have greatly increased since the end of the Cold War. Mr. Reiner Braun will discuss the deterioration of relations between the West and Russ
Colorado State Appeals Court Agrees with Earth Guardians Youth, COGCC Must Regulate Oil & Gas to Protect Our Health Court of Appeals No. 16CA0564 Court of Appeals No. 16CA0564 PR After more than three years in court, six young Earth Guardians won their appeals case and elevated protection of Coloradan's health and the environment above the oil & gas industry's business interests.
Colorado has more than 50,000 wells, including thousands near Denver and other major cities. Si
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Oscar Juarez-Luna, email@example.com, (720) 203-6836 Trump Administration Turns to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating after Healthcare Defeat DENVER - Today, the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions targeted so-called “sanctuary cities” in a White House briefing. Only days after the staggering healthcare defeat, Sessions threatened to cut more than four billion dollars in federal funding from local jurisdictions that viol
Update: Marshal Trainings & Train-the-Trainer When: Saturday, March 25, 12-5 pm (see details below for more specific time) Where: Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center, 2855 Folsom Street REGISTER HERE. The Marshal Trainings for the People's Climate March on April 29th** are starting March 25th! In response to requests, we have revised the schedule for the trainings on March 25th.
We have a few training options available on the 25th:
Option A: 12-2 pm For people who want to b
Eco-Justice on the Global Frontlines Wednesday, March 22 6-8 pm
Glenn Miller Ballroom, University Memorial Center, 1669 Euclid, Boulder http://www.colorado.edu/ecenter/2017/02/28/dr-vandana-shiva-eco-social-justice-march-22 Vandana Shiva is a distinguished policy expert, author, global leader and justice activist. She has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the Seven Most Powerful Women in the Globe and received the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "Alternative
Celebrate the People's Defeat of the TPP When: Sunday, March 19, 3:30-5:30 pm Where: Boulder Library (Main Branch), Boulder Creek Room The demise of the TPP was a huge victory for the people power of the planet. There are more corporate-power-grabbing trade deals being secretly negotiated right now (TTIP, TiSA, TAFTA; see http://www.citizen.org/tradewatch ). We'll celebrate our victory against the TPP, talk about what's to come next, and lay out our plans to resist the upcomi
Boulder County Commissioner Hearing on Fracking When: Tuesday, March 14, 2 pm Where: Commissioners Hearing Room, 3rd Floor, Boulder County Courthouse, 1325 Pearl St. http://www.bouldercounty.org/dept/landuse/pages/oilgas.aspx LAND USE DEPARTMENT Public Hearing: Docket DC-16-0004 Amendments to Oil and Gas Development Regulations -- Commissioners will consider proposed Land Use Code amendments addressing oil and gas development within the Boulder County Land Use Code. PUBLIC TE
Friday March 17th 4:30pm-7:00pm Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse, 2139 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder CO Join us in our launch of Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center's newest collective. Stop by with your friends and loved ones for an evening full of laughter, radical discussion, and delicious pizza! For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
March 9: Liberation Dharma in the Time of the Great Unraveling with Joanna Macy, Boulder Shambhala Center, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Register with the Boulder Shambhala Center (link below). General admission: $25, Students: $10. REGISTER HERE As we face what is happening to our country, our world--from accelerating climate chaos to oppressive use of police and surveillance powers--we can also discern guidance to be found in the Buddha Dharma. The ancient teachings serve not only to s
Here are some upcoming events of interest in the Boulder and Denver area, and full details are on our web site: http://coloradoimmigrant.org/events/list/ Know Your Rights/Immigrant Preparation Packet Train-the-Trainers (bilingual presentation, translation provided) hosted by Philanthropiece Wednesday, March 8, 11am-1pm, in Longmont. Please check our web site for the specific and confusing directions! An Overview of Refugee Resettlement: Myth vs. Reality March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8: