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The Toxic Cocktail of White Fear and Police Power

As teenage brothers Thomas and Lloyd descended a staircase with fellow prospective students of Colorado State University, the excitement of visiting their dream school quickly unraveled.

May 10, 2018

Supporter Spotlight: Diane Sewell McCash

Originally published in the spring 2018 Torch 

"If you want to be heard, you have to say something.”

Diane’s words are cutting in their sharp simplicity. She speaks like a woman who’s always known the power of her own voice, but she’s only just begun to use it.

March 28, 2018

From the Desk of Executive Director Peter Simonson

The path to making America great again is not paved with cruelty, arrogance, and selfishness. It is lit by the same values that draw immigrants to our shores: freedom, fairness, and justice.

March 28, 2018

2018 Legislative Session Overview

As expected, the 2018 New Mexico legislative session kicked off with a fear-mongering speech by Governor Susana Martinez calling for a slew of hyperpunitive sentencing laws to address the spike in crime that many New Mexico communities are experiencing.

March 28, 2018

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