DJPC is co-sponsoring a commemoration of Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, who was gunned down 30 years ago as he celebrated Catholic Mass. The memorial event will take place on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 7:30 PM at St. Dominic’s Church, 29th & Federal Blvd., Denver. romero flyer english
On February 27, 2010, a massive earthquake of 8.8 magnitude devastated the Maule Region in the center of Chile. To date the government’s official figures state that there are 500 dead, although the toll is presumably over 700, with hundreds still missing. A subsequent tsunami contributed further damage to Chile, with economic damage projected … Continue reading Colorado Helping Chile
The 2010 DJPC Salon Discussion Series invites you to hear experiences from participants in last November’s and previous Fort Benning SOA (School of the Americas) demonstrations to close the school due to their oppressive policies. Learn about current legislation in the U.S. congress and grassroots movements in Latin America to close the U.S. Army school … Continue reading March Salon- 2009 DJPC SOA Protesters & Past Participants
To view a Power Point presentation of a Promesa Delegation to the village of Tesorito, please see below.
Two CAMINOS members traveled to Tesorito, Guatemala on a Promesa Delegation over the summer. Read about their trip, Promesa, CPRs, and the type of projects DJPC is involved in around Guatemala.
(The following was published in the Denver Post, online edition, January 24, 2010) By now, most are aware of the terrible toll the recent earthquake has had in Haiti. Not only has it caused tens of thousands of deaths, it has also destroyed hospitals, schools, and government buildings, obliterating the country’s few health care and … Continue reading A Legacy of Oppression in Haiti
On Tuesday, January 12th, at 4:53 PM, an earthquake struck the Caribbean country of Haiti with a magnitude of 7.0 at its epicenter, just 10 miles west of the capital city, Porte-au-Prince, which has over 2 million inhabitants. Thousands are dead. Thousands are seriously injured. And thousands remain homeless in this country which was already … Continue reading EMERGENCY IN HAITI!
Join DJPC and thousands of others in a RALLY TO SUPPORT COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM at Manuel High School 1700 East 28th Avenue Northeast Denver Wednesday, January 13th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM along with guests: US Senator Michael Bennet, State Senator Michael Johnston, State Representative Joe Miklosi, City Councilmember Doug Linkhart Co-sponsored by: Reform Immigration for … Continue reading RALLY FOR COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM