Corona Reflections By Ruby Tedeschi I am writing this from my childhood room in my parents’ house in Colorado and reflecting on the tremendous ways in which this global pandemic is impacting people worldwide. If you live a life of privilege like I do, maybe the impact is that your life trajectory has changed slightly, … Continue reading Corona Reflections. By Ruby Tedeschi
Marielle, Presente! By Rafael R. Ioris, March 14, 2020 marks the second anniversary of the brutal murder of Marielle Franco, a Black queer woman who served in Rio de Janeiro’s city council as a leading voice for Black people’s rights, poor people’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights, women’s rights, and human rights more broadly. Investigations on the … Continue reading Marielle Presente!
Today, March 8th, we commemorate the sacrifice of a group of women with a great vision. Today we bring them to the forefront of our struggles. We continue to confront the patriarchy that oppresses and kills. In our Americas, femicides, the killing of women just for being women, continues to rise. Enough! We demand respect … Continue reading Message from our Director on International Women’s Day.
We Stand with Máxima! On Friday, March 6, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee attended the Boulder International Film Festival (BIF) to co-sponsor the showing of the film Máxima. This was one of BIF’s “call to action” films, which give the audience a chance to engage in dialogue after the showing. DJPC director Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin … Continue reading We stand with Máxima!
We are pleased to be co-sponsoring the screening of MAXIMA at Boulder International Film Festival. You are invited to join us afterwards for a panel discussion with: Lara Johnson from EarthRights Internationals International, Heidi McIntosh from Earthjustice and Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin from Denver Justice & Peace Committee … Continue reading MAXIMA screening at the Boulder International Film Festival. Friday, March 6th at 2:45 pm
Gun Violence Prevention and Migrant Justice in Mexico and Colorado How We Work Together The crisis in migration is driven by a combination of anti-migrant racism and the proliferation of guns and militarism from the United States. John Lindsay-Poland documents the legal and illegal flows of guns from the United States that are bringing devastating … Continue reading Spotlight On! Gun Violence prevention and Migrant Justice in Mexico and Colorado. March 3rd at 5:00pm
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