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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock

11 Mayors Team Up To Launch New Local Reparations Efforts, Establish Framework for a National Reparations Program

Following an announcement in March that city officials in Evanston, Illinois would begin paying qualifying city residents up to $25,000 in reparations for use on property payments and home repair, and fresh off the government’s announcement of Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday, mayors in 11 additional U.S. cities have announced…

Denver Finds Creative Way to Protect Immigrants

Denver passed a new law this week in an attempt to keep its immigrant residents off the radar of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Currently, immigrants who commit crimes pop up on ICE’s radar if their offenses carry a penalty of 365 days or more in jail. In the new…