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IRISE Postdoctoral Fellow David Barillas Chón discusses the devastating impact of Covid-19 on migrant populations and the disproportionate likelihood of not only contracting the virus, but dying due to the continued assault on human rights by the current administration. Additionally, the indirect impact of Covid-19 on migrant populations including education and income loss, pose a profound threat to the well-being of these vulnerable communities.
Women of color were serious contenders in many of Denver's 2018 local elections. Examined through the lens of academic research, their campaign experiences reveal much about how far women of color of come –– but also how far they still have to go to ensure equitable representation.
“They took us.”
Those are the stark words of Navajo/Diné elder Helen Waukazoo, who shares her story of being taken to an Indian boarding school in a new animated short film produced by University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Ramona Beltrán.
What does the FBI, Counter-Intelligence agencies, corporations and even the Russian government have in common? They have all identified Black social media users as a target for tracking, manipulation and disinformation.