By Rafael R. Ioris Finally confirming what many scientists had been saying for the last 20 or so years, a new global pandemic has brought the entire world to a halt in the last five months. The rapid spreading of a new form of coronavirus, called Covid-19, stalled global commercial chains among countries and forced … Continue reading Covid-19 in Latin America: New Challenges in the World’s Most Unequal Region
By Alice Garcia, summer intern at the DJPC Photo by Lynn Holland “It is no more or less than a concentration camp. It is a stain on our moral consciousness as a society. [Detention centers] need to be shut down.” — Human rights activist Isa Villalon Protestors have been camping outside … Continue reading Free Them All
Migrants’ rights organizations deliver petition with 2000+ signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs) Learn more and Take Action Leer en español Today, a broad coalition of Central and North American organizations delivered a petition to the U.S. Congress with more than 2000 signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs). The agreements, also known as … Continue reading Organizations deliver petition with 2000+ signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs)
Call for Nominations: The Global Justice and Peace Award recipient should be an individual or organization doing exemplary work, in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Nominations should include a description of why the individual or group should be considered, and how their work is aligned with DJPC’s mission. Send your nominations to: firstname.lastname@example.org by … Continue reading Call for Nominations for the Global Justice and Peace Award 2020. Due June 20th.
We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South. Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) stands in solidarity with those protesting, resisting, and organizing against racism and its expression in violence against African Americans and all people of color. Eight minutes and … Continue reading We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South.
Greetings, DJPC supporters! We hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy during this time of crisis and disruption. Despite the challenging circumstances we are all living through, the DJPC continues to stand in solidarity with people across the world. Resistance From US Imperialism: We remain vigilant to state violence and authoritarianism … Continue reading For 40 years, the DJPC has been in the fight for justice and peace, and we aren’t backing down now. But, we can’t do it without you.
Standing together with frontline communities to confront Newmont Mining By Ellen Moore – Earthworks.org April 16, 2020 Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, indigenous people across the globe must risk everything to defend their land, water and clean air from harmful mining projects. This Earth Day, we are celebrating one of those fierce … Continue reading Strength in Diversity, Power in Solidarity
“Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.” On March 3rd, 2020, John Lindsay-Poland did a presentation in Denver as part of the American Friends Service Committee – Colorado Spotlight On! program. If you missed it you are now able to watch the session here. The crisis in migration is … Continue reading Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.
In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour! Time to unite to protect the planet! Every year since 2007, people all over the world have turned off their lights for one hour to draw attention to the impact of energy use on the planet. That hour is upon us! Today, Saturday, … Continue reading In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour!
Statement by the DJPC on the Covid-19 Pandemic March 2020 To our DJPC supporters, this is an especially challenging time and our thoughts are with all of you as we shelter in our homes to limit the effects of Covid-19. We ask everyone to keep our health workers and all essential personnel in their thoughts … Continue reading Statement by the DJPC on the Covid-19 Pandemic. March 2020.