Please join us for “El Derecho de Vivir ” benefit concert held on February 23rd at Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm This benefit concert is to help and provide aid to Chilean citizens harmed during the protests for equal rights and a dignified life. Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/el-derecho-de-vivir-benefit-co… Chile’s … Continue reading El Derecho de Vivir. Benefit Concert for the People of Chile.
Come hear the social justice projects and stories of students from DU’s Latinx Social Work Certificate Program from their December 2019 visit to Chiapas, Mexico. DJPC will have a delegation travel to Chiapas, Mexico from June 14th to June 20th, 2020. If this trip is of interest to you, come learn more about the place … Continue reading Forum: Chiapas Encuentro. January 29th at 6:00pm
Visit us on Saturday, January 18th at the McNichols Building, were we will be among 60 non-profits participating in the Womxn;s March Impact Expo. from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. This year in addition to the March at 10:00 am, the day includes the Womxn’s March Denver IMPACT EXPO, co-sponsored by Denver Arts and Venues, … Continue reading Womxn’s March Impact Expo. Saturday, January 18th. 10:30 to 2:30..
Join the movement celebrating the legacy of nonviolent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King Jr. DJPC folks will meet on the corner of E 16th and City Park Esplanade across the street from Denver East High School. We will meet at 10:30 AM. The Marade is planned to start 10:45. We’ll be going down Esplanade … Continue reading MARADE: MLK March and Parade Monday, January 20th 2020 at 10:30 am
Join us; we want your insight in setting goals for the coming year and improving the organization. Help us plan a year of forums, events, and activism. Your insight is always important to our work. You make DJPC happen! • Saturday, February 1st 2020 • 10:00 am – 3:00pm • Highlands United Methodist Church , … Continue reading Annual Planning: Saturday, February 1st 2020.
December 2019 Dear Friends, This year DJPC celebrated 40 years of resistance! As the newest board member I was drawn to serve in this role due to DJPC’s mission of creating solidarity through education, direct action, travel delegations, and community building. I continue learning and feeling inspired by the community that makes DJPC a reality. … Continue reading A message for Natasha Kerr our newest board member: Wishing you and your loved ones a happy New Year!
DJPC and SOA Watch must exist in order to create the change we want. By Josephine Brady. “The SOA Watch30th Commemoration happened this past weekend (November 16 -18) in Columbus, Georgia, in front of the gates of Fort Benning where the School of the Americas (SOA, now called WHINSEC) still exists and operates today. My … Continue reading DJPC and SOA Watch must exist in order to create the change we want. By Josephine Brady.
Join the DJPC Holiday Pot-Luck Friday, December 6th at 6pm at 1630 Adams Street, Denver, CO 80206. Share with an amazing group of activists and volunteers. We will be sharing our stories of a year of actions, fundraising efforts, informative forums. We will also be exchanging ideas of how we continue to build solidarity with … Continue reading Holiday Pot-Luck Friday, December 6th at 6pm at 1630 Adams Street, Denver.
Dear Friends, In an article published last week with ABC-affiliated WTVM, WHINSEC’s new Commandant, Colonel John Suggs, said “change occured” when the SOA became WHINSEC in 2001. He went on to say that “the guys who graduate here are going to go on to be the heads of their militaries,” and that “the relationships they … Continue reading Memoria y Resistencia: Close the School of the Americas.
Climate Justice and Youth Engagement By: Elly Frye, Regis University, Class of 2019 Many people acknowledge that the fight against corporate neoliberalism is a long one, and will likely span generations (Gordon & Webber, 2008). Likewise, more and more youth in Latin America are working in gold mines and other areas hazardous to the natural … Continue reading Climate Justice and Youth Engagement