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 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
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
December 2019 Dear Friends, This year DJPC celebrated 40 years of resistance! As the newest board member I was drawn to serve in this role due to DJPC’s mission of creating solidarity through education, direct action, travel delegations, and community building. I continue learning and feeling inspired by the community that makes DJPC a reality. … Continue reading A message for Natasha Kerr our newest board member: Wishing you and your loved ones a happy New Year!
DJPC and SOA Watch must exist in order to create the change we want. By Josephine Brady. “The SOA Watch30th Commemoration happened this past weekend (November 16 -18) in Columbus, Georgia, in front of the gates of Fort Benning where the School of the Americas (SOA, now called WHINSEC) still exists and operates today. My … Continue reading DJPC and SOA Watch must exist in order to create the change we want. By Josephine Brady.
Celebrate with us 40 years of international solidarity! and Awards Night on October 12th at 6pm. Come an learn about the current struggles in Brazil from Jean Wyllys who will be receiving this years Justice and Peace Award. Music by Francisco Marques and his group. Bring a friend, share a dish.
Words matter. At the DJPC, we are both saddened and disturbed by the recent mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. In El Paso, the shooter had issued a racist and anti-immigrant manifesto, referring specifically to Hispanic and Latino communities as a threat to the future of the country. In fact, extremist-related killings in the … Continue reading Words Matter: We will continue our efforts to shed the light on the root causes of migration, and work together towards healing and prevention of such incidents in the future.