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
On August 13th we asked you to go out for a meal at Fire on the Mountain to raise funds to support our work promoting Human Rights and Environmental Justice and continue our our solidarity work with the peoples of Latin America. Thank you! You help us raise $850! You supported a local Denver restaurant … Continue reading Thank you! You help us raise $850!
Part of our work is to educate the public on issues related to human right in Latin America, as part of that effort we hold Forums,informative talks that feature interactive and stimulating discussions among people who are concerned about peace and justice in the world today. Did you miss our Forums in 2019. You can … Continue reading 2019 DJPC Forums. Watch them here!
Celebrate with us 40 years of international solidarity! and Awards Night on October 12th at 6pm. Come an learn about the current struggles in Brazil from Jean Wyllys who will be receiving this years Justice and Peace Award. Music by Francisco Marques and his group. Bring a friend, share a dish.
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”