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Making international headlines in 2017 as the Swedish human rights activist who walked from Sweden to Palestine to raise awareness of the plight of the Palestinian people, he was denied entry after embarking on a solo trek of 4, 3,000 miles from Gothenburg, Sweden to Jerusalem, via thirteen countries.
We will hear from Benjamin about his journey before Meet the Middle East Executive Director joins the conversation pose pre-submitted questions to Benjamin from the audience. To read more about Benjamin and his extraordinary story, go to www.facebook.com/WalktoPalestine/.Find out more »
After the 2016 election, we at The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado invited people from more outwardly ‘progressive’ congregations to come together in order to build strength and take action in a unified way for human rights and equality issues in our state. We have called this gathering the ‘Progressive Congregation Network’, or PCN. Thanks to all who have joined us!Find out more »
It would seem that the vitriolic rhetoric circulating our media is something new, but unfortunately, it’s been occurring since the founding of the country. From controversial land grabs from the Native Americans to the influx of immigrant workers to the brave families escaping war and famine, immigration is an integral part of our nation’s history. Therefore, it’s incumbent upon us to educate ourselves on immigration so we can prepare for a better future.Find out more »
We are hosting our second Poker Night Fundraiser! All proceeds will go towards a scholarship for DACA students who want to pursue a post-secondary education through the New Directions Master program at CU Denver.
We will have food and drinks!Find out more »
So you might be wondering, what exactly is Medicare for All and how the heck are we going to pay for it? Denver DSA is here to help!
The schedule for this educational event will include: an introduction to M4A, a comparison of the various other health insurance plans out there, and a panel discussion with healthcare experts and single payer advocates. There will be a Q&A afterwards as well as information on how to get involved in the Medicare for All campaign locally. Free and open to all. Join us!
Join us Thursday 12/6 as we celebrate Cervezas for Causes with Colorado Rapid Response Network - Immigration
Each week Cervecería Colorado partners with a non-profit to have a celebratory happy hour with proceeds benefiting that non-profit.
Colorado Rapid Response Network - Immigration is a hotline activates our more than 300 trained volunteers around the state to go to the site of an immigration raid and document what is happening. If it’s not an immigration raid, we dispel rumors and calm fears in the community. This prohibits certain kinds of unconstitutional ICE activities and promotes community trust, so that all people, regardless of immigration status, will feel safe going to school, reporting crimes, and accessing public health and human service programs, among other things. We are a network of concerned and committed groups and volunteers who want to shine a light on potential injustice - and create the space for change where warranted.Find out more »
*Seguido en español*
Lawyers will help to fill out, review and submit forms!
CLICK HERE to register and see a list of documents you must bring.
Abogados le ayudaran a llenar, revisar y entregar formularios.
PRESIONE AQUÍ para registrarse y ver la lista de documentos que debe traer.Find out more »
We live in polarized times. As red and blue states fracture and political discourse turns increasingly hostile, sober analysis of the left/right divide is needed more than ever. How can the President be seen by some as a savvy businessman with the courage to take on a corrupt political system, while others see a narcissist-in-chief whose buffoonery would be laughable if not so dangerous? Why is the contrast in perception so sharp on issue after issue, from climate change to immigration, MeToo to Judge Kavanaugh? In a wide-ranging discussion, Dr. Mark Horowitz will demonstrate that the left/right divide runs much deeper than political philosophy. Indeed, liberals and conservatives differ not just in politics but in personality; not just in beliefs but in cognitive styles, characteristic emotions, and even food and leisure pursuits. Come hear Dr. Horowitz discuss why we see the world so differently and what this could mean for our ability to achieve progress in our fractured country and around the world.Find out more »