Tomorrow: A Day of Resistance and Celebration!

There are several events going on tomorrow worth checking out.  Here are the details!

War on Drugs Rally

Friday June 17th 11:00am-1:00pm
Skyline Park, Between 16th and 17th Ave on Arapahoe St.

June 17, 2011 marks the 40th Anniversary of the War on Drugs which has had a devastating effect on people, families and communities, particularly minority and poor communities. Drug policy reform advocates all across the county will mark the auspicious date with a day of action to raise awareness about the failure of drug prohibition and call for an exit strategy on the failed war on drugs.
CCJRC is helping to coordinate a rally in Denver which is part of a national day of action being organized in 15 states. Speakers include: Pam Clifton (CCJRC), Art Way (Drug Policy Alliance–Colorado), Mike Krause (Independence Institute), Dr. Vincent Harding (Iliff School of Theology), Jessie Ulibarri (ACLU-Colorado) Mason Tvert (SAFER) and others.

Liberty on the Rocks Debate

Friday, June 17, 2011
700 Kalamath St., Denver
Cocktail Reception/Free Appetizers
5:30 – 9:00

Liberty on the Rocks will also be hosting an evening educational forum which will be moderated by Mike Krause. Panelists include: Jessica Peck Corry (Attorney), District Attorney Carol Chambers (18th Judicial District) and David Williams (Gadsen Society).

Aurora Human Rights Center Grand Opening

Friday June 17th, 4pm-8pm
1400 Dayton St., Aurora

RAP’s office at 1400 Dayton St. is part of the newly formed Aurora Human Rights Center (AHRC). We’re very excited to be a part of this collaboration in original Aurora, which also includes Centro Humanitario,
Denver Foundation’s Strengthening Neighborhoods Program, Somali Community Center, and Lowry Family Center.

We are welcoming and inviting our local community to attend AHRC’s Grand Opening Celebration on Friday, June 17th from 4-8 pm at 1400 Dayton St. in Aurora. It is a FREE open house multicultural event with food, fun, and entertainment, including a bouncy house for the kids and Somali music and
dancers. We’d love to see you there!

Please RSVP with Nicole nicole@rap-dpt.org  303-893-3500