Colorado Immigrants Rights Background
The Immigrants� Rights Project works on behalf of immigrants in Colorado. Our work includes:
Organizing Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, a group of non-immigrants who educate other citizens about the human rights of immigrants, and mobilizing them to take action to support immigrant rights.
Answering the call for justice: This story about Janice and others held in an immigration detention center in Aurora, Colorado, will move and inspire you. Read the story.
AFSC offers speaking engagements to faith and community groups about the moral imperative of welcoming the stranger. AFSC shares its perspectives with coalition campaigns for immigrant rights.
Members of the Committee in the Defense of the People paint banners at the AFSC Offices for the Reconstructing Our Communities Uniting Our Families Unity March.
Contributing to building the statewide immigrants' rights movement, the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, as one of the founding organizations and currently serving on the steering committee. CIRC was founded in January 2002 when immigrant, faith, labor, youth and community organizations united around the statewide driver's license campaign. The founding organizations shared the collective vision of a building a permanent statewide coalition and unified statewide voice to defend and advance immigrant justice.