The second evening of training will be Monday, January 31, 6:30-8:30 pm. Colorado AID, of which AFSC is a founding member, invites you to volunteer to visit and support immigrants who are being detained. Out of our commitment to Abolish an Inhumane Detention system, we provide witness and support in solidarity with detained persons and their communities.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent in San Diego has been arrested for hiding his undocumented father and other people in the U.S. illegally. Authorities took Marcos Gerardo Manzano Jr. into custody earlier this week. They've charged him with harboring illegal immigrants at his home and lying to federal investigators, who had asked him about his whereabouts. AFSC's Christian Ramirez weighs in.
Join us for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Marade!
The American Friends Service Committee & Coloradans For Immigrant Rights will participate in the MLK Marade at 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 17, 2011! We'll meet at City Park (by Ghandi near the MLK statue) and walk to Civic Center Park together. We'll have some stickers and signs to share. Dress WARM!
Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) Salon: Immigrant Detention: When U.S. Foreign Policy Drives People from their Homes and U.S. Enforcement Policies Drive Them Back. Jennifer Piper of the AFSC will share her perspectives and facts on the immigrant detention system, its impact on Colorado, and what we can do to oppose it. Free parking in lot east of the building, as well as along the street, enter through the door on Osceola St. More info: 303-623-1463, firstname.lastname@example.org
Coloradans For Immigrant Rights invites you to come practice SUCCESSFUL & fruitful meetings with your legislators! Take some time to practice your talking points among friends! Are you hoping to visit with your legislator about Immigration Reform this legislative session? Speaking with your policy makers can take a little practice! Get some feedback, offer some advice to others! Julie Gonzales, Political Coordinator at the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition will be joining us to provide a legislative overview of upcoming bills!
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