Cameroon diaspora use protests, discussion to shed light on human rights issues in the country

By George Bamu on March 2, 2017

Members of the Aurora city council(Angela Lawson, Francois Bergan, and Marsha Berzins) in a meeting with the Cameroon community, Feb. 26.

The Cameroonian diaspora in Colorado is not large when compared to the country’s diaspora in places such as Washington D.C., Virginia or California, which has hundreds of Americans with roots from the country.

While this is the case, the small community in Colorado’s front range, made up of students and professionals working in many fields, boasts some of the most vocal activists who are seeking change in the country.

Even before the current crisis which threatens to erase the future of the country started, many of them had been waging a silent battle of the Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC) for some time.…

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Building Aurora’s Future

By Africa Agenda on July 27, 2008

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Building Aurora’s Future

Africa Agenda has been selected to be the spot light non-profit that will help showcase this year’s Building Aurora’s Future. Building Aurora’s Future is in its second year and was started by Aurora City Council member Ryan Frazier as a way to bring together a community that “lives, works and plays together.”

This year, the focus is education and will involve a back-to-school supply giveaways, a job fair, health fair, free haircuts, free food, free massage therapy, live music and much more.

“The event is tailored to promote businesses in the area, provide a platform for organizations providing resources to the community and helping to prepare our children for the school year.…

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