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Special Broadcast: Voice from the Streets
 
From 5-6 PM this afternoon, we will preempt the BBC Newshour to bring you a special report, Voices from the Streets, live coverage of the protesters and rallies surrounding the GOP presidential candidates' debate at Coors Events Center on the CU Boulder Campus. We'll have live reports and interviews from rallies being held at various locations in Boulder.

Tune in at 88.5 FM or 1390 AM Boulder/Denver, 93.7 FM in Nederland and online at kgnu.org.

Here are some of the events happening on and around campus today:

Thousands of Latino leaders and immigration reform supporters gather at the Farrand Field from 4pm to both respond to the latest stream of anti-immigrant attacks and launch My Country, My Vote, an unprecedented 12-month voter registration campaign to mobilize Colorados Latino, immigrant and allied voters. The event will feature local activists and national speakers like Dolores Huerta.

Hundreds of students and young people kickoff a march with a small rally to the Coors Event Center chanting and singing songs, with signs and flags under a large banner: Our Future, Our Choice. at 5:30pm at 13th and Arapahoe. This rally is being organized by Fossil Free CU. Fossil Free CU is a student-led organization at the University of Colorado- Boulder, pushing the CU Board of Regents to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.

From 3pm-6pm at the University Lawn club, students will host a panel discussion on democracy featuring local and national elected representatives and candidates such as Jill Stein of the Green Party and Congressman Jared Polis who will join the panel by Skype and Governor Martin O'Malley who will join in person. The student-led Discussion Panel will focus on issues facing todays generation. The second hour will feature reporting from the field and live interaction with student in attendance and those across the country. BE HEARDs mission is to engage the general populace in an important event for our nation, the 2016 Election. The show will stream live to enable the nation and the world to view and participate through social media.

There will be an Assembly and March from the Bandshell up to Republican debate on campus. To march with the anti-TPP contingent, meet at the corner of Canyon and Broadway on the east side of the Municpal builidng at 4:30 p.m. Activities start at the Bandshell, Broadway and Canyon, Boulder at 3:50 PM, and include music, poetry and stories, speeches and training. The march will start at 5:30 p.m. and go up Broadway and into the campus.
 

 

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