Defending Civil Rights

We are asking for help with organizing our Women and Allies march on January 19. Below is a list of “jobs” that need to be done in order to put this march together. Please look them over and let Niki Tisthammer know what you can do to help. VENUE:             Secure permit to march at Cody City Park             Reserve Bandshell including having power available…

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All programs are free and open to the public! September is Hispanic Heritage Month and students and faculty at Northwest College in Powell, WY will be offering an array of programs representing the arts, archeology, cuisine, and literature of the Spanish-speaking world. For the whole family to enjoy, there will also be a showing of the award-winning film, “Coco.” Below is the poster giving details…

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Wyoming Rising and #WyoSayNo are happy to co-host two events this week celebrating our community and the families that live in it. We invite you to join us at a “Fiesta de Familias” where we can discuss how to take action here in Wyoming to stop family separations not just at the border, but everywhere. In light of the actions of ICE, the Justice Department,…

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More than 2,300 children have been taken away from their parents at the U.S. border and sent to shelters, detention centers and foster families all across the country, with seemingly no clear tracking mechanism. The executive order that ended immediate family separation does not say anything about the plan to reunite these families, and the administration confirmed that it will not be making any special efforts…

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A private-prison company, Management Training Corporation (MTC), is proposing a detention center in Wyoming that will hold people arrested by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. A photo of a cell inside an MTC-operated ICE detention facility in Southern California. MTC vice president for corrections marketing Mike Murphy pointed to the California facility as an example of what Uinta County could expect. (David Schacher/David Schacher Photography,…

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8th Annual Pipe Ceremony at the Tree Line Kiosk on the Heart Mountain Nature Conservancy Ranch. On Thursday June 14 from 5:30 to 8:00, Join Crow dancers for a dinner, and seminar at 2020 Lane 13H near Powell, Wy. On Friday from 8:30 to 3:00 join in a day hike to Heart Mountain. Join others at the Nature Convervancy’s Heart Mountain Ranch at 1357 Road…

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