DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped! Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 Highlands United Methodist Church. 3131 Osceola Street. Denver. CO 80212 In March 2016, Peter Kornbluh accompanied President Barack Obama on his history-making trip to Havana–a major step forward in a historic effort to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. Washington and Havana … Continue reading DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped!
By Miranda Kelly When you hear the rallying cry from your protectors, “Si a la vida, no a la mina!” do you also feel alive? Does your gratitude for the relentless encampment of a determined community, mask your grief for the ruin of your sisters? Dearest River, have you heard what could have easily become … Continue reading Dearest River
By Miranda Kelly Near the coast on the water’s edge there lives a Mangrove Man who was raised and rooted with respect for the land. “Look over that way” he points, “That’s where I was born and got up with my brothers each new morning.” He has watched the birds closely and swam in the … Continue reading The Mangrove Man
By Kaelyn DeVries Operating in Guatemala for over a decade, the CICIG has played an integral role in dismantling corruption schemes at the highest level of government and strengthening the capacity of Guatemalan justice sector institutions to take the lead on anti-corruption and impunity measures. However, recent high-profile cases have spurred tensions between the UN-supported body and the Government … Continue reading Update from the Field: CICIG in Guatemala
A few days after being elected president of the National Assembly in Venezuela, Juan Guaidó urged the military to revolt against President Nicolas Maduro and called for a mass demonstration against the government. On January 23, Guaidó declared himself president and received the immediate endorsement of the Trump Administration. President Trump has since stated that all options for resolving the … Continue reading DJPC calls for an end to aggressive US intervention in Venezuela including an end to economic sanctions.
DJPC presents: January 2019 Forum: The Long Honduran Night with Dana Frank. Thursday, January 31st, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm 1420 N Ogden St #201, Denver, CO 80218 (Thank you to the American Friends Service Committee for hosting) This powerful narrative recounts the dramatic years in Honduras following the June 2009 military coup that deposed … Continue reading DJPC Forum: The Long Honduran Night with Dana Frank. January 31st at 6:00 pm.
Join us; we want your insights in setting goals for the coming year and improving the organization. Help us plan a year of forums, events, and activism. Your input is always important to our work. You make DJPC happen! If you are unable to be with us all day, please consider attending the morning session. … Continue reading 2019 Planning Meeting: Saturday, January 12th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
I wanted to send this message to thank you for your support to the Denver Justice and Peace Committee. Many of you attended our November 10th Awards Night, in which we honored the work of ACODET, the Guatemalan indigenous organization fighting to protect community land from megadam projects. Others accompanied us in our journey to … Continue reading Thank you! Help us continue our solidarity work.
Join the DJPC Holiday Pot-Luck Friday, December 7th at 6pm at 3245 Utica Street Denver, CO 80212. Share with an amazing group of activists and volunteers. We will be telling our stories of a year of actions, fundraising efforts, informative forums. We will also share our plans for the coming months and more updates!! Bring … Continue reading December 7th: Holiday Potluck – Convivio: 7 de Diciembre