Ready, Set, Action: More Political Events in Denver This Week
Protesters at Denver International Airport this weekend.
All politics is local, and post-inaugural action didn't stop with the Women's March on Denver or the protests at Denver International Airport last weekend. Here are more ways to get/stay involved this week.
Thursday, February 2, noon
No Justice, No Seat: Rally to Stop Trump and Neil Gorsuch
Byron White Federal Courthouse, 1823 Stout Street
Progress Now has organized a rally to oppose Trump's nomination of Coloradan Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Find out more here.
Thursday, February 2, 5:30 p.m.
Colorado Latino Forum
North High School Auditorium, 2960 Speer Boulevard
The Colorado Latino Forum is hosting a forum "to provide clarity on what Denver's actual response to Executive Actions on Immigration will look like for our community." Although Mayor Michael Hancock has a scheduling conflict, his office has promised to send representatives. Find out more here.
Saturday, February 4, 1 to 4 p.m.
Community for Unity: Protect Our Muslim Neighbors
Greek Amphitheatre, Civic Center Park
"Is it freedom of religion, or freedom of Christian religion?" ask the organizers of this event. "It seems that every statute of freedom our country was built on is being threatened at the very core. In just a week's time, we've seen more people lose their freedoms than we can truly fathom. People have come here over the past hundreds of years to escape the travesties in their own countries...now we've officially become another country where they are not safe. This event is specifically for showing support to our Muslim neighbors. Let's come together and find ways to support our neighboring Muslim organizations and families alike. Let's learn about their culture and plan how we can best protect them in the years to come."
Find out more here.
The ColoradoActivistEvents Facebook page has up-to-date listings of community political events.
One Colorado has created the Colorado Support Project website, which includes Colorado-specific information on everything from reporting hate crimes to resources for DACA/DAPA recipients to questions about the future of marriage equality — in short, what you might need to know living in the age of Trump.
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