Mirtha Vásquez from GRUFIDES accepting award
Denver Justice & Peace Committee Mining Delegation to Guatemala In Guatemala, hundreds of mining concessions have been granted to transnational gold, silver, nickel, and zinc companies, threatening the social and environmental health of rural populations. Delegation participants will visit the municipalities of Sipakapa and San Miguel Ixtahuacan in the department of San Marcos as well … Continue reading Go to Guatemala with DJPC!
DJPC HOLIDAY POTLUCK SOCIAL Friday, December 10th, 2010 6:00 – 9:00 PM at DJPC’s office located in the Highland’s United Methodist Church 3131 Osceola, Denver CO See all your DJPC friends! Meet lots of new members! Enjoy delicious food! Hear brief updates on all DJPC activities! Sign some new justice and peace holiday songs! See … Continue reading DJPC Holiday Potluck Social
Join us Thursday, November 18th (7:00-9:00 PM) to watch a PBS frontline clip called Peru: The Curse of Inca Gold. The film clip will be followed by a discussion with Roberto Forns-Broggi on Latin American mining issues. Location: DJPC’s new office- Highlands United Methodist Church 3131 Osceola St. Denver, CO 80212 Free parking in lot … Continue reading November Salon- Mining
DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series Presents: Appropriate Technology and Sustainable Development With the following organizations in attendance: El Porvenir assists people in rural communities in Nicaragua to improve their standard of living through sustainable development in clean water, sanitation, and health education. To date, EP has assisted rural communities with 705 projects that now supply 105,000 … Continue reading September Salon Series
This year, the 2010 Annual Awards Night will be held on October 23rd at 7pm at First Mennonite Church here in Denver. The 2010 Global Justice and Peace Award will go to GRUFIDES, El Grupo de Formación e Intervención para el Desarrollo Sostenible, a grassroots organization based in Cajamarca, Peru that promotes sustainable development through … Continue reading Save the Date for 2010 Annual Awards Night!
DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to the August Film Series event, CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil. Join us Thursday August 19th at 7:00PM as we view this documentary that focuses on the lawsuit filed against Chevron on behalf of 30,000 indigenous Ecuadorians living in the Amazon. The speaker will be Michelle Doherty. … Continue reading August Salon- CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil
We viewed the film, Crossing Arizona, which contains perspectives from humanitarian agencies such as Humane Borders, ranchers, Minutemen, farmers dependent on immigrant workers, Mexican citizens wishing to cross, and border patrol agents. In addition to covering a broad range of perspectives to the Arizona immigration issue, the film also covers the history of border policy … Continue reading July Salon on film Crossing Arizona-Highlights
DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to the July Film Series event, Crossing Arizona. Join us Thursday July 15th at 7:00PM as we view this documentary that focuses on the Arizona border and the desert climate that has caused a rise in migrant deaths as they attempt to cross into the United States. The … Continue reading July Salon- Crossing Arizona
Download the Summer Potluck Flier : DJPC Summer Potluck Flier FRIDAY JULY 30, 2010 6:30 P.M.— 8:30 P.M. DJPC’s Office located in the Denver Inner City Parish 1212 Mariposa St. Denver, CO 80204 Free parking available on streets and in building lots. Beverages and utensils provided. Bring a dish (with serving utensils) to share. R.S.V.P. TODAY!!! 303-623-1463