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Annual Planning Meeting: Saturday, January 13th 2018

Annual Planning Meeting: Saturday, January 13th 2018 In January 2017 we had a critical assessment to discuss our path forward. Over the past year, we have put that strategy into effect, we want to share the lessons learned and continue building solidarity with the peoples of Latin America. Join us to plan our activities for … Continue reading Annual Planning Meeting: Saturday, January 13th 2018

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This note can only begin to give a glimpse of the solidarity and nonviolent activism that the DJPC took part in during the past year.

December 2017 Sisters and Brothers: This was my first full-year as a board member of the Denver Justice & Peace Committee. I wasn’t sure what that would entail or how I might be helpful, but I was honored that Jerry Stookey and Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin encouraged me to join, and I’m so glad I did. It’s … Continue reading This note can only begin to give a glimpse of the solidarity and nonviolent activism that the DJPC took part in during the past year.

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Holiday Pot-Luck – Convivio de fin de año

Join the DJPC Holiday Pot-Luck on Friday, December 15th at 6pm. Come and share your stories of how you made our solidarity work possible this year, our Forums, marching the MLK Parade, running the Colfax 5K, joining the world in the Day of Action Against Open Pit Mines, our annual Build for Peace at La … Continue reading Holiday Pot-Luck – Convivio de fin de año

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The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2nd, 2017 Media Contact: Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin Tel.: 303-623-1463 / Cell: 720-606-1155 Email: djpc@denjustpeace.org The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee On Saturday November 4th, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice … Continue reading The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee

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2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss

2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss Sister Betty Voss, a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has devoted herself to the cause of social justice throughout her life. She has taught at both the elementary and college levels in Illinois, Iowa, and Tennessee, and taught in a bilingual school … Continue reading 2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss

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Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm

Join us on November 4th to honor the outstanding achievement of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining, a campesino-led movement in El Salvador. In March 2017, the Roundtable won an historic legislative victory by securing a prohibition against all metals mining in perpetuity. For a land-poor country with vulnerable water sources and a significant rural … Continue reading Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm

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“Defending Truth and Memory: The Path Towards Justice”

Altar for collective healing and in memory of people killed in Guatemala’s genocide. During the month of October we are remembering all the victims of the Guatemalan genocide. We have installed an Altar as part of the commemorations of the Day of the Dead. You can visit the altar at The Chicano Humanities and Arts … Continue reading “Defending Truth and Memory: The Path Towards Justice”

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SAVE THE DATE: DJPC ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT NOVEMBER 4TH 2017

Please Join DJPC in Honoring: National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador DJPC’s Global Justice and Peace Award is offered to individuals and/or organizations for their contributions to social justice around the world. This year, the Award will be given to the National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining (Mesa Nacional Frente a la Minería Metálica) … Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: DJPC ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT NOVEMBER 4TH 2017

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Forum: The Central American Migrant Crisis: Human Rights and Refuge at the Mexico-Guatemala Border

DJPC Forum: Professor Rebecca Galemba and Kaelyn DeVries give details on a one week preliminary trip to migrant shelters at the Mexico-Guatemala border. The trip is part of a larger collaboration with the Center for Migration Studies and the Scalabrini Migrant Shelter Network to document human rights abuses experienced by Central American migrants on the … Continue reading Forum: The Central American Migrant Crisis: Human Rights and Refuge at the Mexico-Guatemala Border

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Thank you Build for Peace volunteers! Thank you sponsors! You helped raise over $2,000

Thank you to DJPC volunteers: Amy Czulada, Aaron Schneider, Lynn Holland, Natasha Raquel Kerr, Rebeca Zuniga, Lorena Gaibor, Pat Buckley, Homero Ocon, James Chaney, and Luna Serena. Last Saturday (8/26/2017) our team of volunteers worked at La Casita Community House in Westwood, and fixed up the deck and put up a new basketball hoop, improving … Continue reading Thank you Build for Peace volunteers! Thank you sponsors! You helped raise over $2,000

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