Join us September 25, as we March for Citizenship and demand justice for all immigrants! We will gather at Viking Park (Northwest Denver, corner of 29th and Federal) and march to Auraria campus where we will have a rally with speakers and performances. On May 1, 2006, hundreds of thousands of Coloradans marched from Viking … Continue reading March for Citizenship: Sept 25! // ¡Marcha para la ciudadanía: 25 de septiembre!
Hello Community! Every year, here at the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) we have a fundraiser called Build for Peace (B4P) which translates in to a day of community service for meaningful project. We recruit a group of volunteers that request pledges to raise funds for DJPC to continue its solidarity work. As you … Continue reading As we work towards food justice, we thank you for Build for Peace!
During DJPC’s planning session in January 2021, we made a commitment to focus on two issues: environmental justice and immigration. Throughout the year, we have emphasized advocacy and education efforts related to these two issues, and we have been busy! One of our efforts is to develop and carry out … Continue reading Honduras Human Rights Bills Campaign
Build for Peace (B4P) is a day of service for a community organization, for years it has been a major fundraising effort for DJPC. Our goal is to get DJPC volunteers involved in raising funds by requesting sponsorship to family and friends for a half day of work at a community organization. We invite you … Continue reading Build for Peace at Frontline Farming: September 11 at 8 a.m.
International Organizations in Search of Justice for Salvadoran Political Prisoners The following statement was printed on Monday, August 21, 2021 in El Salvador’s largest newspaper, La Prensa Gráfica. We, the undersigned international organizations, in defense of human rights, declare our profound concern regarding Salvadoran authorities’ detention of former officials and members of the Council of … Continue reading International Organizations in Search of Justice for Salvadoran Political Prisoners
WE’LL BE WORKING AT TWO COMMUNITY FARMS: Dear friends, We want to share with you the wonderful news that this year we will be doing our annual Build for Peace fundraiser at two farms that provide food justice to our communities. We are looking for volunteers, up to 15 per location, to join us in … Continue reading Call for Volunteers: Build for Peace 2021
Sister and Brothers, As some of you know, the DJPC has been actively asking our elected officials to support three Honduras human rights bills currently in Congress. We feel strongly that, if passed, these three bills will help to reduce human rights violations, save the lives of Hondurans, and allow their country to move … Continue reading Ask Senators Hickenlooper and Bennet to Co-Sponsor S.388
Aviva Chomsky: Cuban Protestors Are Not Calling for the Overthrow of the Government or Foreign Intervention By Ana Alakija Earlier this year, Cuba was featured in international headlines as an archetypal of a nation moving quickly against the emerging threat of COVID-19. Cuba was one of the first Latin American countries in developing and manufacturing … Continue reading Aviva Chomsky: Cuban Protestors Are Not Calling for the Overthrow of the Government or Foreign Intervention.
In recent weeks, the Cuban people have taken to the streets in unprecedented numbers to protest the current political and economic conditions in Cuba. The protestors were met with similar numbers of counter protesters who focused blame on U.S. sanctions against trade with Cuba. Most of the protesters have been younger people, while counter protesters … Continue reading We stand by the right of the Cuban people to self-determination and freedom from U.S. political, economic, and military intervention.