Padres & Jóvenes Unidos E-Mail Newsletters

August 21, 2014

- Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline in Denver Schools - Chalkbeat Colorado

May 19, 2014

- Severe Punishment for minority students see little change - Denver Post

Feb 28, 2014

- Rethinking School Discipline for Better Opportunities - Huffington Post

March 13, 2013
-Join Padres & Jovenes Unidos to Celebrate Passage of Civil Unions and In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

March 8, 2013
-Only the Governor's Signature Stands Between Undocumented Students and an Affordable Higher Education

March 5, 2013
-After 10 Years, Undocumented Students Will Soon Be Eligible for In-State Tuition

February 22, 2013
Update: Volume 8, Issue 1
-Denver Public Schools and Denver Police Department Serve as National Model for Limiting the Role of Police in Schools!
-Join us at our Monthly Meeting to CELEBRATE the New Agreement Between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Department!
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos Co-Sponsor HB 1006: Breakfast After the Bell
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos Supports SB 33: Colorado ASSET
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos Supports SB 11: Civil Unions
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos Supports HB 1135: Voter Pre-Registration
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos Supports HB 1227: Income Protection Act
-Other Bills to Expect
-National End the School-to-Jail Track ActionCamp is Coming to Denver in June 2013!

February 18, 2013
-Join Padres & Jovenes Unidos to Announce the Progressive, New Agreement Between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Department!

December 20, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 13
-Youth Leaders Tell DPS: We are Pre-Law! Pre-Med! NOT Pre-Prison
-Padres Presents at National Launch of Extended Learning TIME Collaborative
-Parents Win Working Committee to Resolve Transportation Issues with Denver Public Schools
-Padres Co-Sponsors Trans Film Screening

December 3, 2012
-Support Padres Unidos on Colorado Gives Day!

November 6, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 12
-Get Out the Vote! Padres Supports Mill Levy (3A) and Bond (3B) Initiatives
-Parents Call for Improvements at Meeting with Transportation Director
-Longmont-Denver Action Camp Builds on Growing Statewide Network
-Padres Presents Federal Policy Recommendations to Council of State Governments

October 5, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 11
-Parents Call for School Board to Address Hunger in DPS
-New Padres Unidos Chapter Supports West High Campus
-Jovenes Participate in New Contract with DPS and Denver Police Dept.
-CSR Colorado Kicks Off School Year with Parent Outreach

September 19, 2012
-Parents to Call on Denver Board of Education to Stop Student Hunger in School

September 17, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 10
-Denver Post Coverage of Student Negotiations with Denver Police and DPS
-Students Celebrate Legislative Victory with Back-to-School Press Conference
-Jovenes Unidos Leads Statewide Action Camp in Carbondale, CO
-North High School Posts Double-Digit Gains on 2011-12 TCAP

August 24, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 9
-Parent Leaders Support Opening of West Generation and Leadership Academies
-Youth Lead First Statewide Action Camp to End the School to Jail Track
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos and WORD Pack West Denver Prep for Deferred Action Forum
-Parents Graduate from Leadership Institute
-CSR Colorado Back-to-School Update

August 21, 2012
Attend One Colorado's Ally Awards

August 15, 2012
Colorado DREAMers Celebrate Deferred Action & Announce Registration Drives

August 14, 2012
Colorado DREAMers Prepare for Launch of Deferred Action

July 19, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 8
-Youth Gear Up for Statewide Work
-CSR Colorado Continues Growth
-The Summer 2012 Parent Leadership Institute

June 28, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 7
Celebrating 20 Years, Supreme Court Ruling on SB 1070, Denver Public Schools Touts Padres' Work Nationally, Metro State Enrollment Information and CSR Colorado's New Website

June 15, 2012
Obama Delivers Relief to Undocumented Youth
Hundreds will no longer live in fear; fight for full citizenship continues

June 8, 2012
Parent Members to Present Research and Analysis of Health Crisis in Report

June 7, 2012
Metro State College of Denver Takes Historic Stand for Rights of Undocumented Students

June 6, 2012
-Metro State College of Denver to Vote on New Undocumented Tuition Rate
-Undocumented Youth Risk Arrest in Denver to Demand Executive Order at Obama Campaign Office

May 30, 2012
You're Invited: 20 Years of Organizing for Equality and Justice

May 16, 2012
Padres & Jóvenes Unidos to Celebrate 20 Years of Organizing for Equality & Justice

May 9, 2012
Victory! Smarter School Discipline Bill Passes Colorado Legislature

May 2, 2012
Smarter School Discipline Bill Passes House Education Committee

April 25, 2012
ASSET Dies on Party Line Vote

April 24, 2012
ASSET Passes House Education Committee

April 10, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 6
-Students meet with Denver Police Chief Robert White
-Pushing for Health Justice in Denver
-CSR Colorado Builds Base

March 30, 2012
Third Reading of Colorado ASSET in Senate

March 27, 2012
Padres & Jóvenes Unidos Op-Ed: Justice for Trayvon Martin

March 23, 2012
Denver Post, Guest Commentary: Smarter Discipline in Schools
By Ricardo Martinez, Co-Director of Padres & Jovenes Unidos

March 22, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 5
-Students lobby for solution to the school-to-jail track
-Parents mobilize to improve middle schools
-Introducing our CSR Colorado parent engagement team

March 7, 2012
Update: Volume 7, Issue 4
-U.S. Department of Education Releases Data on Racial Disparities in Education
-Padres & Jovenes Unidos Fights for Legislative Fix to Unjust Discipline Policies
-Save the Date: Padres & Jovenes Unidos 20th Anniversary Celebration

February 17, 2012
Know Your Rights Presentation / Presentacion de Conozca Sus Derechos

February 10, 2012
Act! Call! Attend!: Support Senate Bill 46

February 9, 2012
Join us at the Capitol: Support ASSET

February 2, 2012
Pass Colorado ASSET - College Access for All!

January 24, 2012
Tell Wells Fargo to Put People Before Profits

January 18, 2012
Denver Post Features Padres' Campaign to End the School-to-Jail Track with Colorado Senate Bill 46

January 11, 2012
We Have a Bill: Colorado ASSET is Senate Bill 15

December 22, 2011
Books Not Bars: Students Present Accountability Report to Superintendent

December 13, 2011
Padres & Jovenes Unidos Set to Release Report on School Discipline; Students to Grade DPS on Policy Implementation

November 7, 2011
Community Demands Wells Fardo Put People Before Profits

October 26, 2011
Tell Big Banks to Pay Us Back!

October 5, 2011
100 Days of Colorado Stories

September 23, 2011
You're Invited: Northwest Denver School Board Candidate Forum

September 2, 2011
Literacy is Liberation!

August 18, 2011
4-Foot-2, 50 Pound, 9-Year-Old Autistic Boy Handcuffed on School Bus

July 28, 2011
Ending the School to Jail Track Advances in CO with Launch of SB 133!

July 22, 2011
Padres Members Forge Unity with Key Allies for Middle School Reform

July 14, 2011
Invest in Youth: Sponsor the Jovenes Unidos Summer Leadership Institute

July 7, 2011
Padres & Jovenes Unidos is Hiring a Planning & Program Supervisor!

July 5, 2011
Our Healthy Students, Healthy Minds Campaign Gets a Boost!

June 3, 2011
Padres & Jovenes Unidos Gets National Media Recognition for our Work!

June 3, 2011
It's a Wrap!

May 12, 2011
DREAM Act reintroduced but Obama, you're still not off the hook!

May 3, 2011
Padres Advances Platform for Middle School Reform, The Farrell 13 and other updates

March 21, 2011
Stories from Colorado Schools and the Criminalization of Youth

March 19, 2011
Padres and Allies Call for a Legislative Solution to End the School to Jail Track in Colorado!

March 11, 2011
Parents Demand Middle School Reform Now!

March 7, 2011
Jovenes Unidos Calls for an End to the School to Jail Track and the Mass Incarceration of our Communities!

February 25, 2011
Padres & Jovenes Unidos Educate 100,000 Coloradoans on Ending the School to Jail Track in Denver!

February 14, 2011
Yes to a Strong Colorado, No to AZ copycat Laws!
Jovenes Unidos Know Your Rights Workshop at La Raza Leadership Program
Close the Achievement Gap - Middle School Reform Now!
Not OK with how Colorado is Funding Education? Take Action!

February 2, 2011
Padres Unidos Publishes Report on Middle School Reform in Denver Public Schools!

December 22, 2010
Solidarity = Support. Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2010
DREAM Act fails, but we have not been defeated! La lucha sigue!

November 4, 2010
The Bad 3 are Defeated!

October 20, 2010
Youth Call for an End to the School to Jail Track in Colorado!

October 9, 2010
Historic Gathering: Padres & Jovenes Unidos Hold Youth Conference to End the School to Jail Track in Colorado!

September 2, 2010
VIDEO: Ending the School to Jail Track Rap by Jovenes Unidos leader, Jesus "Jay Jay" Amaya!

August 26, 2010
VIDEO: Save our Schools National Day of Action in Denver!

August 25, 2010
VIDEO: Your Rights Assemblies on students' rights under the new Denver Public Schools discipline policies!

August 19, 2010
Nine Years Later, We Are Still DREAMing. Washington, It's Time. Pass the DREAM Act Now!

August 6, 2010
Padres & Jóvenes Unidos a Key Partner in Denver Public Schools’ Recent Investing in Innovation (i3) Grant Win

May 14, 2010 - Boletin Update
Victory! SB 191 Passes, Ensuring Great Teachers and Leaders for All Colorado Students!

May 6, 2010 - Boletin Update
On April 30th and May 1st solidarity actions were held throughout the US. Over half a million marched nationwide for justice in Arizona and Comprehensive Immigration Reform!

April 27, 2010 - Action Alert
The Time is Now - A Declaration for a Free Arizona

April 23, 2010 - Action Alert
Padres & Jóvenes Unidos Declaration on the Passage of Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Law, SB 1070

January 13, 2010 - Boletin Update
Jóvenes Unidos Kicks-Off Campaign for Full Implementation of the Denver Public Schools New Discipline Policies & Pushes District to Take Action