On July 8, at Jewish Colorado in Denver, Governor Jared Polis signed into law HB20-1336, sponsored by Representatives Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Emily Sirota and Senators Steve Fenberg and Dennis Hisey. The bill, which passed unanimously in both the Colorado House and Senate, requires high school seniors in public schools to learn about genocide and […]
To Our Armenian Community: The Coalition Against Global Genocide was terribly saddened to hear that the Khachkar Memorial located at the Colorado State Capitol was vandalized with spray paint during the recent protests in downtown Denver. This Memorial commemorates the Armenian Genocide and victims of all crimes against humanity. We recognize and support the peaceful […]
The Coalition Against Global Genocide (CoAGG) condemns the violence against black men and women and states its indisputable support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The Coalition is determined to be involved in the conversation and the action that people of color are demanding. We call on all citizens to fight for justice for black […]
The mission statement of the Coalition Against Global Genocide (CoAGG) includes the phrase “crimes against humanity” because there are many evils in the world that are not specifically genocide related. The current xenophobia, discrimination and polarization against people of Asian heritage, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in our country, has inspired us to call out […]
Rev. Dr. Ayyoubawaga Bashara Gafour left this life on June 29, 2019 at the age of 74 years. The family and friends who were with him said that he was very peaceful, and those of us who knew him should not be surprised. We know that he did so much as a religious and cultural […]
On Sunday April 28, 2019 Coloradans remembered and honored the 1.5 million Armenians who were murdered 104 years ago. Congressman Jason Crow was the keynote speaker. Linda Farb, Chair of Coalition Against Global Genocide, read the proclamation from Governor Polis making April Genocide Awareness Month.
After so many years of working on the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, all of our meetings with Congressional staff aides to educate them about the bill, phone calls, letters that we signed on, etc.– we can definitely say, CoAGG helped get this piece of legislation passed and now signed into law. Congratulations […]
The Colorado Coalition for Genocide and Awareness and Action Has Issued the Following Statement: Executive Order on Refugee Bans Is a Step We Dare Not Accept The Colorado Coalition for Genocide Awareness and Action (CCGAA) considers President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” to […]