Come celebrate our Annual Awards Night! We are hosting a silent auction. You can start bidding now! START BIDDING During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to the Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH an Honduran organization founded by indigenous Lenca feminist leader and … Continue reading Awards Night: Virtual Silent Auction Instructions.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16th, 2020. Honduran organization founded by indigenous Lenca feminist leader and environmental defender, Berta Cáceres, to receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee Today, at 6pm, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice & Peace Award 2020 to the Council of Popular … Continue reading Press Release: COPINH to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee
Español abajo Come celebrate with DJPC at our annual Awards Night! We will be honoring the work of COPINH and hosting our silent auction. During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to the Consejo Cíivico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH an Honduran organization founded by … Continue reading You are invited to our Annual Awards Night: October 16th @ 6:00 pm
Dear friends: On Saturday, September 19th, 2020. A group of DJPC volunteers donated the equivalent of 40 hours to ReVision in the Westwood neighborhood, harvested tomatoes and did maintenance work. To further our commitment to solidarity with working class, immigrant, Latinx, and grassroots movements. Westwood has one of the largest latinx populations (77%), in Denver, … Continue reading Thank you Build for Peace volunteers and Sponsors! You help us raise $1,950!
The Denver Justice & Peace Committee (DJPC) stands in solidarity with the six racial justice organizers who were arrested on September 17. Over the summer, these organizers sought to hold the Aurora police department accountable for the killing of Elijah McClain by holding marches and demonstrations. Some thirty charges have been made against them, ranging … Continue reading We stand united against this attack on civil liberties and the ongoing movement for Black Lives.
f there were one concept to summarize why the Denver Justice and Peace Committee stands with the people of Chile, that word would be solidarity. To us solidarity means that when you hurt, I hurt. When you are scared, I am scared. And, when you need back up, I show up. DJPC has stood in … Continue reading Today: We Stand in Solidarity with the People’s of Chile. Light a candle.
Click on the link to read our latest Newsletter Summer 2020 in a PDF format featuring: Covid-19 in Latin America: New Challenges in the World’s Most Unequal Region. By Rafael R. Ioris. Board of Directors Member. FreeThem All. By Alice Garcia. DJPC Summer Intern. Take Action: Garifuna Land Defenders Forcibly Disappeared. By Brigitte Gynther from … Continue reading Summer 2020 Newsletter
By Rafael R. Ioris Finally confirming what many scientists had been saying for the last 20 or so years, a new global pandemic has brought the entire world to a halt in the last five months. The rapid spreading of a new form of coronavirus, called Covid-19, stalled global commercial chains among countries and forced … Continue reading Covid-19 in Latin America: New Challenges in the World’s Most Unequal Region
By Alice Garcia, summer intern at the DJPC Photo by Lynn Holland “It is no more or less than a concentration camp. It is a stain on our moral consciousness as a society. [Detention centers] need to be shut down.” — Human rights activist Isa Villalon Protestors have been camping outside … Continue reading Free Them All