Dear DJPC Supporters, It’s been a heavy summer with the horrific “Zero Tolerance” policy of the Trump administration. The events of the past few weeks remind us of why our work in educating the public on human rights abuses is so important. Immigrants and refugees now flowing into the U.S. are the victims of government … Continue reading Building bridges has been my experience in the DJPC. The work of dispelling racism and injustice against Latinx and People of Color is very personal.
The Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy on immigration refers to the inhumane strategy to crackdown on immigration and deter refugees from crossing the US/Mexico border. We use the word “refugee” here intentionally to emphasize the grave country conditions from which people are fleeing despite the lack of an official designation by the United Nations High … Continue reading Statement on Zero Tolerance Policy June 2018
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 dynamite obliterate old growth forests and the ecosystems they support and ultimately undermine the means of subsistence and … Continue reading Our Statement on the Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: BUILD FOR PEACE August 25th 2018 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm 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 as many DJPC volunteers involved in raising funds by requesting … Continue reading CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: BUILD FOR PEACE 2018
Join the DJPC Summer Pot-Luck this Friday, June 8th at 6pm at 4969 Quitman Street, Denver CO 80212. Share with an amazing group of activists and volunteers. We will be telling our stories of the actions we have done so far this year, updates on the informative forums, and how fun it was to run for … Continue reading Summer Pot-Luck – Convivio de Verano
Colfax Marathon – May 19th and 20th 2018 This coming weekend a team of DJPC folks will be running for peace. For the second year in a row, we will run/walk the BellcoColfax 5K which is the kick off of Denver’s Colfax Marathon weekend. Two of our runners, will be doing a Half Marathon and … Continue reading Spring is here and we run for peace in the Colfax Marathon weekend
Newmont Mining Shareholders Confronted by Protesters Posted by thenationreport Denver residents protest the Newmont Shareholders’ meeting at the Hilton Inverness Hotel on Wednesday. (all photos: The Nation Report) The Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) has years of experience fighting the mining practices of Newmont Mining. So it wasn’t a surprise on Wednesday to see … Continue reading Newmont Mining Shareholders Confronted by Protesters. By thenationreport
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Steve Piper DJPC Minewatch 303 596 8972 firstname.lastname@example.org www.denjustpeace.org Denver, Colorado, April 24th 2018 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 … Continue reading Press Release: April 25 Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human and Environmental Rights Abuses
We are going to hold a protest outside the hotel where Newmont Mining will be holding its upcoming shareholder meeting. Newmont is being sued in federal court here in the US by Máxima Acuña, for beating her and her family, destroying her crops, and damaging her property. Newmont is also destroying the surrounding environment by … Continue reading Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human & Environmental Rights Abuses.
Call for Nominations for the Global Justice & Peace Award Due date for nominations: May 15th 2018 Vidalina Morales leader of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador receiving the 2017 Global Justice and Peace Award. This award is given at the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Awards Night. The Global Justice and … Continue reading Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award Due date: May 15th 2018