This year we are honoring congressman Jean Wyllys de Matos Santos. Wyllys became a leader of human rights and gay rights struggles in Brazil through an unusual path. He won the Brazilian version of Big Brother, and he turned that victory into a political statement for LGBTQ rights. In Congress, he became a nemesis to … Continue reading Save the Date: October 12th 2019. Annual Global Justice and Peace Awards Night.
Thank you for your pledges to Build-for-peace, our volunteer were able to set up the GrowHaus block party at the same time they learned about food distribution through a weekly food box program and market; food education for people of all ages and backgrounds around nutrition, gardening, cooking, and other essential skills for building healthy … Continue reading Thank you for donating for Build for Peace. We raised over $1000 to continue our work in solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America and the United States.
Todd Miller has traveled from Honduras to the Philippines to Paris to the U.S. Mexico borderlands to connect the dots between the changing climate, displacement, and a world of more and more border enforcement. He will share stories from those journeys, discuss how those dynamics are shaping life in the 21st century, and explore alternatives. … Continue reading Forum on September 25th: “Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security”
We are happy to announce our partnership with Fire on the Mountain Denver Restaurant, recognized on the Good Food 100 List, a group of restaurants nationwide who have made broad commitments to sustainability and responsible sourcing. On Tuesday, August 13th Fire on the Mountain will be donating 10% of their sales to the Denver Justice and … Continue reading Dine for Peace and Justice: August 13 2019
Words matter. At the DJPC, we are both saddened and disturbed by the recent mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. In El Paso, the shooter had issued a racist and anti-immigrant manifesto, referring specifically to Hispanic and Latino communities as a threat to the future of the country. In fact, extremist-related killings in the … Continue reading Words Matter: We will continue our efforts to shed the light on the root causes of migration, and work together towards healing and prevention of such incidents in the future.
Groundhog Day at the Newmont Shareholder Meeting Ellen Moore June 4, 2019 Last year, Earthworks attended Newmont’s annual shareholder meeting in Denver, and asked CEO Gary Goldberg to end the company’s harassment of subsistence farmer Máxima Acuña de Chaupe and her family. We demanded that he follow through on his commitment not to pursue … Continue reading Groundhog Day at the Newmont Shareholder Meeting. By Ellen Moore: Earthworks.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Steve Piper – 303 596 8972 – firstname.lastname@example.org Denver, Colorado, June 4th 2019. Throughout the world, open-pit and other high tech mining technologies are producing chemical waste that contaminates water supplies, degrades the natural environment, and destroys the possibility of farming and fishing for a living. Deforestation and the use of … Continue reading Today, June 4th Newmont is hosting its Annual General Meeting and we take action! At 9:00 am in front of the Four Seasons Hotel 1111 14th Street Denver, Colorado 80202.
This coming weekend a team of Denver Justice & Peace Committee folks will be running for peace. For the third year in a row, we will run/walk the Bellco Colfax 5K which is the kick off of Denver’s Colfax Marathon weekend. Two of our runners, Melissa Nix and Jonathan Johnson will be doing a Half … Continue reading We run for Peace … in the Colfax marathon weekend, will you help us get to the finish line?
Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award: Due date for nominations: June 3rd 2019 The Global Justice and Peace Award recipient should be an individual or organization doing exemplary work, in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Nominations should include a description of why the individual or group should be considered, and how … Continue reading Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award: Due date for nominations: June 3rd 2019
The CU Denver Social Justice Program Presents: Sanctuary and Solidarity in 2019: A Roundtable on Immigration Advocacy in Denver. Monday, May 6, 4pm Student Commons, room 1401 Food Provided * All Are Welcome Participants: Jeanette Vizguerra and Jennifer Piper, Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition Sarah Jackson, Casa de Paz Rebeca Zúniga, Denver Justice and Peace Committee … Continue reading Sanctuary and Solidarity in 2019: A Roundtable on Immigration Advocacy in Denver. Monday, May 6th at 4pm.