Civil Rights Awards Oct. 19, 2017 (289)

NEWSED Civil Rights Awards, A Reminder of the Strength of Humanity

By Joe Contreras, Latin Life Denver Media (see photo gallery below) “It is critical that we preserve all the civil rights ...
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Community Organizations Oppose Trump’s Oil & Gas Giveaway

The Senate voted yesterday on a budget bill that includes a back-door gimmick that would expand oil and gas drilling ...
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Nuestro Rio Celebrates 5yrs of Latino Advocacy for Colorado River Management

By Georgie Aguirre-Sacasa for Latin Life Denver Media One out of every three people living in the states around the Colorado ...
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Crisanta Duran, the first Latina speaker of the Colorado House Celebrates!

Photos by Joe Contreras, Latin Life Denver Media, (see photo gallery below) Crisanta Duran, the first Latina speaker of the Colorado House ...
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Awe Inspiring, Latina Legacy Circle Celebration 2017

Article & Photos by Joe Contreras, Latin Life Denver Media, Bio profiles taken from event program (see two photo galleries ...
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Mayor Hancock Names Tim Sandos to lead North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today named Timothy Sandos as the new Executive Director of theNorth Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC). Sandos ...
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As Denver Gentrifies, Which Neighborhoods Are Losing Public School Students?

BY MELANIE ASMAR  www.chalkbeat.org-  16 HOURS AGO PHOTO: Marissa Page Members of Denver's Strengthening Neighborhoods Initiative committee examine demographic data at a ...
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Health Care Proposals Devastating to American Families & Aging Population

Health Care Proposals Are Deeply Unpopular Among Colorado’s Largest Voting Block Large Majorities of Older Voters Across Party Lines Oppose the ...
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Citywide Committee to Address Impacts of Gentrification on Denver Schools & their rich cultural histories

DPS Kicks Off Strengthening Neighborhoods Initiative   As the city continues to grow and housing prices increase, however, diverse neighborhoods are struggling ...
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies during a hearing before the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee May 24, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Alex Wong, Getty Images)

“Education Secretary DeVos’ lackluster commitment to civil rights is disturbing…Natl. Council of La Raza

Civil Rights Leaders Call for Scrutiny of DeVos’ Commitment to Civil Rights and Students Ahead of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ ...
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