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
In light of upcoming legislation for comprehensive Immigration Reform, here is DJPC’s official position on Immigration, written by our Advocacy & Nonviolent Activism committee, and approved by DJPC’s Board of Directors: DJPC’s Position on Immigration: DJPC’s work for human rights, economic justice and lasting peace for Latin America affords a unique position from which to … Continue reading DJPC’s Position on Immigration
One of the longest running, largest non-violent movements in the US is the one to close the School of the Americas/WHINSEC, a U.S. Army school that trains Latin American soldiers. Five members of DJPC attended the annual demonstration and vigil at Ft. Benning, GA on November 20-22, the twentieth anniversary of the SOA-led assassination of 6 … Continue reading DJPC members demonstrate to close the SOA
A new book was recently published titled Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala. Etelle Higonnet edited this collection about the genocide in Guatemala from 1981 to 1983. This new collection contains translated materials from the UN Historical Clarification Commission, and other insights into the atrocities that occurred during the 1980’s. Follow this link to hear Etelle … Continue reading Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala