Refugee Resources in Colorado

“We have a legal and moral obligation to protect people fleeing bombs, bullets and tyrants, and throughout history those people have enriched our society.”—Juliet Stevenson “It is the obligation of every person born in a safer room to open the door when someone in danger knocks.”— Dina Nayeri “Give me your tired, your poor, your

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African Restaurants & Food Trucks in Denver

  Whether you call Africa home, or love trying global cuisine, you will be happy to know that the Denver area offers a variety of African dining options. The sizeable African diaspora in Colorado has created a rich and vibrant culinary scene for all to enjoy. Here’s a list of our favorites! Sudan Café The

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Colorado Collects Hiking Gear For The Women Porters of Mt Kiliamanjaro

africaintherockies Africa in The Rockies would like to thank everyone , especially our friend Patty, who dreamed of outfitting 12 African women head-to-toe in appropriate outdoor gear to climb a mountain. When Patty climbed Kilimanjaro several years ago, she spoke with her porter about the lack of women working in the adventure tourism industry. Patty decided

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Where to Buy Sustainable Products in Colorado

  Africa in the Rockies supports sustainable African products sold in a fair way – with the goal being for artisans to get as much of the profit from their goods as possible. It is unfortunate that many goods made in Africa are sold at a dramatic mark-up without much of the profit benefiting African

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The Reality of Being Disabled in Africa – And How You Can Help

Having a disability is hard anywhere in the world. But it is especially hard in Africa. Human Rights Watch examines what happens to people with disabilities when conflict intensifies in the Central African Republic. “Fewer than 5% of adults living with disabilities across Africa are able to read or write. People living with disabilities deserve,

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