Victories

81 Bowery Tenants Eviction

CNN profile on the “hidden side of Manhattan” and the Chinese immigrants living in tiny tenement housing in Chinatown – Helena Wong, Executive Director of CAAAV leads the protest.

Colorado State House Passes Colorado ASSET on Second Reading

After 10 Years, Undocumented Students Will Soon Be Eligible for In-State Tuition Parent and youth leaders with Senator Giron during the Colorado ASSET Rally on January 15th, 2013 Denver, CO – Ten years ago former State Representative Val Vigil unsuccessfully ran a bill, House Bill 03-1178, that would have allowed in-state tuition for undocumented students. He […]

Padres & Jóvenes Unidos to Announce the Progressive, New Agreement between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Department!

Update: [On Tuesday, Denver Public Schools and local and county police departments inked a five-year agreement specifically designed to limit student interaction with the juvenile justice system. The agreement offers a rare example of a school system that is bucking the national trend toward criminalizing student misbehavior. Just two months after the gun massacre at Sandy […]

Saru Jayaraman Discusses New Book on CNN

[On February 7, Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of the Restaurant Opportunities Center, was interviewed on CNN’s Starting Point.  Saru discusses her new book Behind The Kitchen Door, the importance of increasing the federal tipped minimum wage from $2.13/hour, discrimination in the restaurant industry, why consumers should care, and what we can all do to make a difference.] […]