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“The Belonging Revolution” Sweeps Through Longmont, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

“The Belonging Revolution” Sweeps Through Longmont, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

Longmont condos (photo by Sam Cox flickr creative commons https://www.flickr.com/photos/sammcox/9314642210/) At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the evening of Monday, March 16, 2015, Longmont community activist Dan Benavidez (who is also a [...]

Vox | The subtle racist and sexist slights that can make even diverse colleges hostile places

Vox | The subtle racist and sexist slights that can make even diverse colleges hostile places

"A Muslim student is asked if she has a bomb in her backpack — jokingly, of course. A black man realizes his classmates assume his admission was solely due to affirmative action. A woman is certain her professor is paying more attention to male [...]

YES! Magazine | Three Ideas for Inclusive Cities

YES! Magazine | Three Ideas for Inclusive Cities

"Despite pervasive inequity, race often sits on the periphery of national policy discussions. In Seattle, racial inequity mirrors national trends, but a sweeping initiative is putting concerns about race and equity at the center of city [...]

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

Last night (10/23/13) seven Boulder City Council candidates visited the Rad-ish Collective, an activist co-op that does a lot of volunteering behind the scenes of Boulder Food Rescue. All photos by Zane Selvans The candidates had some motley [...]

Anatomy of a Swindle

Anatomy of a Swindle

“I know perfectly well that you can speak English Ms. Zayle,” said the judge, but the defendant stubbornly persisted in Spanish, her interpreter by her side. Kadny Zayle had repeatedly used her victims' inability to speak or understand English [...]

Free Range Longmont | Becoming a citizen

Free Range Longmont | Becoming a citizen

"I was able to work, collect a paycheck, pay taxes, help sustain the economy, and pretty much anything else most U.S. Citizens can do except vote and serve on a jury (well not that serving on a jury is a passion). It was always in the back of my [...]

Making Boulder County a Better Place

Making Boulder County a Better Place

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” - [...]

The Colorado Independent | Federal court delivers another blow to Arizona immigration law

The Colorado Independent | Federal court delivers another blow to Arizona immigration law

The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has backed the Obama Administration in its case against SB 1070, the controversial immigration legislation passed by Arizona lawmakers last year. A three-judge panel ruled Monday that Arizona District Judge [...]

Urge CU Regents to Support ASSET

Urge CU Regents to Support ASSET

Our Colorado state legislature is currently considering SB 126, the Colorado ASSET bill, legislation that would permit undocumented students to pay unsubsidized in-state tuition in Colorado (i.e., students would not qualify for Colorado Opportunity [...]

Colorado Independent | CU Students rally to support ASSET bill to provide in-state tuition for undocumented students

Colorado Independent | CU Students rally to support ASSET bill to provide in-state tuition for undocumented students

Over 100 CU students braved the fierce cold on Wednesday to show support for SB 126, which would grant undocumented Colorado students access to higher education through in-state tuition. Last week, Rep. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo, and Sen. Michael [...]

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