Advocacy

URGENT ACTION ALERT!

By DJPC Program Director

  Please take immediate action on Fast Track! Greetings! Please call your Representative by noon on Wednesday to oppose Fast Track trade authority as the first step in opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP). DJPC is part of a national coalition concentrating its efforts on Democratic members of the House. (A quick primer on… »

DJPC this year

By DJPC Program Director
Advocacy Committee members Kara, Catherine, Gabriela, Lily, and Harriet stand in solidarity with those working for peace and justice in Columbia

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World Water Day Action 2013 Photos

By Social Media Intern

World Water Day Action… »

MLK Holiday

By DJPC Program Director

JOIN DJPC IN THE 28TH ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR, MARADE (MARCH + PARADE) FROM CITY PARK TO THE CIVIC CENTER, DENVER INJUSTICE IS STILL A THREAT… MONDAY, JAN. 21, 2013 MEET DJPC FOLKS AT 10:30 AM AT THE ENTRANCE TO CITY PARK ON GRASSY ISLAND AT 17TH AVE. & ESPLANADE For more information… »

March for Peru’s Water, Feb. 10th

By DJPC Program Director

(en español más abajo) JOIN DJPC IN A MARCH TO THE PERUVIAN CONSULATE IN DENVER (IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE GRAND NATIONAL MARCH  FOR THE RIGHT TO WATER AND LIFE TO LIMA, PERU) * FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012 3:00 – 5:00 PM MEET AT GARLAND PARK E. MISSISSIPPI AVENUE & S. LEYDEN STREET FOR A 3-BLOCK… »

March with Occupy Denver for Human Rights

By DJPC Program Director

Join DJPC in observing International Human Rights Day, Saturday, December 10, 2011 in a non-violent march with Occupy Denver DJPC will meet as a group at 11:30 AM at the Civic Center’s outdoor Greek Theatre, 100 W. 14th Avenue (near library & art museum) We will march with Occupy Denver at 12 noon – 3… »

Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements passed by House and Senate

By DJPC Program Director

On Wednesday, October 13th, the Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements, opposed by the Denver Justice & Peace Committee (DJPC), were passed in both the House and Senate. Despite corruption and major human rights violations in Colombia and Panama, President Barack Obama said passage of the agreements was “a major win for American workers and… »

ALERT: CONGRESS VOTES TODAY! Stop the Colombia and Panama FTAs!

By rtrammel

The Denver Justice and Peace Committee stands firm in its opposition to free trade agreements that are the means to expand economic systems that benefit U.S. and transnational corporations’ interests at the expense of local communities, economies, and ecosystems.  Unfortunately, the Obama administration has placed a priority on passing two such agreements that were written… »

Advocacy Update

By rtrammel

Advocacy Update By Read Trammel The Advocacy Committee looks forward to the upcoming legislative session that promises to offer many opportunities for us to educate the public about immigration, mining, and free trade policy while promoting human rights, economic justice, and lasting peace in Latin America. Since February, the Advocacy Committee has petitioned members of… »

“Devil Operation” Wins Best Human Rights Film Award

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

The documentary The Devil Operation and the director Stephanie Boyd won the International Human Rights Film Award this February 14, 2011 in the International Film Festival in Berlin. They walked away with the prize in the face of strong competition, including many Berlin Film Festival veterans. The award is sponsored by Amnesty International, Movies That… »

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