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Meeting This Thursday May 11th to Protect Our Climate

We are full steam ahead with our mission to protect Boulder County from fracking! ____________________________________________________________________ Emergency Meeting This Thursday - Protect Our Rights and Climate from Fracking The moratorium against fracking ends on May 1, 2017 216 wells are already planned for East Boulder County around Highway 287 and 52 Fracking is imminent in Boulder County. Permits have arrived and more will be arriving on May 1. Every one of us must get involved to protect our land and demand a ban on fracking. ​Invite everyone you know and attend one of these important meetings. Lafayette Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm Location: East Simpson Coff

Longmont Leads With Love - Weekly Vigil

Longmont Leads With Love - Weekly Vigil When: Every Saturday, 1-2 pm Where: Main St & 6th Ave, Longmont Bring your friends and family. Todos bienvenidos. Express your vision for a better town, a better country, and a better Earth for all. Send a progressive message. Stand up for kindness for all people. This is a family friendly gathering. Trabajamos para mejorar la seguridad de todos.

Anti-War Demonstration

When: Saturday, May 6, 12-1 pm Where: Canyon and Broadway, Boulder We'll carry signs opposing wars against Russia, Syria, North Korea. Let's be visible in our opposition to war! We'll have some signs or bring you own. More info carolyn@rmpjc.org or 720-509-3378

Resources

Special Report: An existential question facing humankind is whom can be trusted to describe the world and its conflicts, especially since mainstream experts have surrendered to careerism, writes Robert Parry. The Pro-War Twist of the Resistance Exclusive: The anti-Trump "#Resistance" has become a movement to defend the Democratic establishment's pro-war policies, to purge anti-war Democrats, and even to embrace Donald Trump's attack on Syria, reports James W Carden. The Price of Resistance by Chris Hedges To resist radical evil is to endure a life that by the standards of the wider society is a failure. It is to defy injustice at the cost of your career, your reputation, your financial solve

Undocumented Aurora father released from ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement released Arturo Hernández Garcia, the first person to claim sanctuary in Colorado, one week after he was detained. Since leaving Sanctuary in 2015, Arturo has organized and advocated for better policies and educated thousands of citizens on the realities of our immigration system. Married for 18 years, Arturo has two daughters, a 17-year-old in the DACA process and an 11-year-old U.S. citizen. He and his family have lived in Colorado for 17 years. Arturo is a small business owner and started his company as a subcontractor in the construction industry in 2008. He provides employment for an average of 8 or 9 people annually. Read more.

Take Action!

Tell President Trump to stop Threatening North Korea or call him at Comments: 202-456-1111 or Switchboard: 202-456-1414. Please share this message: Threatening to attack a nuclear-armed country is extremely reckless, as well as illegal, quite regardless of any flaws the country possesses. North Korea has repeatedly offered to abandon its nuclear weapons program if the United States and South Korea would stop flying over North Korea practicing to bomb it. North Korea has shown interest in developing a peace treaty with the South to finally end the Korean War. North Korea adhered to an agreement to halt its nuclear weapons program right up until George W. Bush labeled it a member of an axis of

Old's Cool Rock, A Fundraiser for RMPJC

When: Saturday, May 6, 7:30-10 pm Where: Unity Church of Boulder, 2855 Folsom Street We need everyone's energy, fire, and enthusiasm in the growing resistance. Feed the spirit of the revolution and share your inspired, creative, joyous, out-of-the-box moves by joining in our two DANCE CONTESTS at Old's Cool Rock's Fundraiser for Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center! Everyone is welcome to participate in this inclusive, fun, and light-hearted competition of the evening! Tickets: $10-$20 sliding scale. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Check out a preview of the band!

Silent Auction Items

Want to donate something to the silent auction at Old's Cool Rock's Fundraiser for RMPJC? Maybe you're a musician who wants to donate some CDs? Do you have unique items, like jewelry or other gifts you want to donate? If you're connected to a business, we'd love to include gift cards in the auction (they typically get a great response and that means more funds raised for RMPJC!). To donate, contact Betty at RMPJC@earthlink.net or 303-444-6981.

Protecting Our Rights and Climate from Fracking, emergency meetings May 2nd and May 11th

Emergency Meetings with East Boulder County United When: Tuesday, May 2, 6 - 8 pm Where: Unity Church, 2855 Folsom St., Boulder When: Thursday, May 11, 6 - 8 pm Where: East Simpson Coffee Shop, 414 East Simpson St., Lafayette The moratorium against fracking ends on May 1, 2017. 216 wells are already planned for East Boulder County around Highway 287 and 52. Fracking is imminent in Boulder County. Permits have arrived and more will be arriving on May 1. Every one of us must get involved to protect our land and demand a ban on fracking.

Fossil Free CU Public Meeting today at 5pm, May 2nd Chancellor's Building

We've been told that Chancellor DiStefano's office building is difficult to find. Here's a map to our public meeting location today at 5pm -- we'll be on the front lawn outside of the Chancellor's building! We'll be very excited to share back about the meeting with the chancellor and our plans for moving forward. See y'all soon! We secured a meeting with the Chancellor for 12:15 TODAY! We have been told time and time again that the we could not get a meeting with Chancellor DiStefano. Despite Distefano's "Open Door Policy," we've been denied a meeting with him for years. We know that none of this would have been possible without sitting in. We'll keep you updated, and keep the direct a

Support Fossil Free CU! Urgent Updates

3 updates to Support Fossil Free CU by: Call Regent Gallegos at 970-471-2671 and tell him to stand with students and support fossil fuel divestment Bring food support to the students who are sitting in at the Chancellor's office, University Administrative Center at 914 Broadway. Contact PD at 610.413.2270 Attend a community meeting tomorrow May 2nd 5:00pm at the Chancellor's office, University Administrative Center at 914 Broadway. We need everyone to call Regent Gallegos and tell him to divest. Text or call and tell 5 friends they have a voice in University Affairs. Voice is power. Students are using their power to pressure Gallegos. This is urgent, students are risking arrest right now!

Protest at County Commissioners Office: Defend Boulder County! May 1st

Dear Community Defenders, This Week the Boulder County Commissioners Announced They Will Not Extend the Moratorium, and Will Allow it to Expire May 1st Unfortunately, they also have given no support for a proposed lawsuit to protect our health, safety and welfare from the dangers of fracking. Our Last Hope: A Legal Approach Now, though our own legal efforts, we the people intend to stand up for our rights and assert these rights in court. Here is how: 1. Seek Injunction. Would create an immediate pause so that fracking cannot begin soon after May 1st while we push forward a more long term legal strategy described below. With the recent explosion in Firestone that tragically killed two me