Dot Org: Spring Institute

Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning is a nonprofit, community-based organization working to build brighter futures for individuals and foster more inclusive organizations. They provide intercultural training to private businesses, government offices and libraries to how to more effectively work with […]

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Forced From Home

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization with operations in 70 countries. They provide medical relief services in conflict areas and work in many cases with people in refugee camps, people fleeing conflict. They also seek […]

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Supporting refugee families in Denver

Earlier this week, volunteers gathered in Denver to create welcome kits for refugee families in Denver. It was a collaboration between the group Because I Said I Would and Denver’s African Community Center which supports refugees in the city. Alice […]

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Dot Org: African Community Center

Many refugee newcomers arrive in the United States with little, but possess great hope about their lives in America. ECDC’s African Community Center (ACC) conducts educational and social service programs that help newcomers resettle in their new communities and acculturate, […]

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Art Therapy to help sex trafficking victims

“(it’s) a way to make some sort of meaning to what feels completely incomprehensible.” Sue Wallingford, Associate Professor in the graduate school of psychology at Naropa University in Boulder has been working alongside a group of her students to bring […]

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Hickenlooper Defends Syrian Refugee Policy

Governor John Hickenlooper defended his position on Colorado’s willingness to accept Syrian refugees on Wednesday. He also says states don’t have the constitutional right to block refugees who are in the country legally from entering their borders. Bente Birkeland has […]

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Colorado Would Accept Syrian Refugees

Governor John Hickenlooper says Colorado would be open to accepting Syrian refugees. This comes as several Republican Governors say they don’t want them in their states. Bente Birkeland has more.

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European Refugee Crisis: Eye-Witness Account

“Many, many  children under 10 years old were there.” In October, Boulder resident Dan Winters was planning a vacation with his wife in Europe. Having seen the images of refugees and asylum seekers at the train station in Budapest, Winters […]

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