Seth Donovan with Coloradoans For Immigrant Rights (CFIR), an AFSC project, shows two of 400 Valentines delivered to immigrants held at a detention center in Aurora, Colorado
Project Valentine a Success in Colorado
On February 1, 2010, over 120 hundred people gathered at the Aurora Detention Center to make their voices heard. The February monthly vigil was planned by Coloradans For Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC.
Members of the Romero Troupe dramatize the desensitizing which leads to discrimination against and oppression of immigrants.
On May 3, 2010, about 250 immigrant rights advocates marked their first year of witness at the GEO Detention Center for immigrants in Aurora, Colorado. Participating groups included the American Friends Service Committee, Romero Theater Troupe, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, Comunidad Liberación/Liberation Community, 10:30 Catholic Community and faith communities and allies from across Denver, Aurora, and Fort Collins.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.