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Gov. Polis Signs Holocaust and Genocide Studies Bill

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 […]

CoAGG Statement of Support for Armenian Community

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 […]

CoAGG’s Statement of Support

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 […]

Statement from the CoAGG Board Regarding the Negative Treatment of Asian Communities During the COVID-19 Crisis

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 […]

Executive Order on Refugee Bans Is a Step We Dare Not Accept

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 […]