YOUR MONEY IS INVESTED IN SOUTH AFRICA…. ….WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT!
PERA DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGN
by Colorado Coalition Against Apartheid
Denver, Colorado, United States
Brochure issued as part of a campaign to get the Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) to divest from companies doing business in apartheid South Africa. The campaign's endorsers are: Sisters of Loretto, Denver Peace & Justice Committee; Bishop Roy Sano, United Methodist Church; Free South Africa Committee, CU-Boulder; Weld County Rainbow Coalition; Colorado AFL-CIO; Bishop William Frey, Episcopal Diocese of Colorado; Rocky Mountain Peace Center; National Namibia Concerns; Amalgamated Transit Workers - Local1563; Church World Service/Crop; The Greater East Denver Ministerial Alliance; New Jewish Agenda; Regis Groff, State Senator; Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission, Colorado Springs; Bill Roberts, Denver City Councilman; Norman S. Early, Jr., Denver District Attorney; Mary DeGroot, Denver City Councilwoman; Colorado Muslim Society; Colorado National Lawyers Guild; Justice & Peace Office, Catholic Archdiocese of Denver; Ramona Martinez, Denver City Councilwoman; Urban League of Metropolitan Denver; Richard Castro; Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Greeley; Colorado Peace Council; United Church of Christ, Rocky Mountain Conference; American Friends Service Committee; Students of Color, IILIFF School of Theology; American Federation of State, County, & Municipal Employees; Coalition of 100 Black Women; Patricia Schroeder, U.S. Congresswoman; Citizens Action for Peace, Grand Junction; Wellington Webb, Denver City Auditor; Wilma Webb, Colorado State Representative; and Akbarali Thobhani, Director, Institute for Intercultural Studies. The brochure answers a series of questions. • DID YOU KNOW THAT YOUR MONEY IS INVESTED IN SOUTH AFRICA? • WHAT IS PERA? • WHO BELONGS TO PERA? • HOW AM I INVOLVED AS A TAXPAYER? • WHAT ARE PERA’S ASSETS AND HOW ARE THEY INVESTED? • WHAT CAN I DO IF I DON’T WANT MY MONEY INVESTED IN SOUTH AFRICA? • WHAT IS DIVESTMENT? • WHY SHOULD PERA DIVEST? • WHAT IS APARTHEID? • WHO SUPPORTS THIS CAMPAIGN? • HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED IN THIS CAMPAIGN?
Used by permission of Linda Mizell, a former member of the Colorado Coalition Against Apartheid.
Collection: Private collection of Joel Fischer and Renee Furuyama