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.
Waking up to the Suffering and Oppression of Others. A conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois. Thursday, May 2nd 2019. 6:00-8:00 pm. 1420 Ogden Street, Denver, CO, 80218. Thank you to the AFSC for hosting! Free parking on site, please disregard event parking. This event is free and open to the public. Father Roy Bourgeois earned … Continue reading May 2nd: A conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois.
DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped! Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 Highlands United Methodist Church. 3131 Osceola Street. Denver. CO 80212 In March 2016, Peter Kornbluh accompanied President Barack Obama on his history-making trip to Havana–a major step forward in a historic effort to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. Washington and Havana … Continue reading DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped!
A few days after being elected president of the National Assembly in Venezuela, Juan Guaidó urged the military to revolt against President Nicolas Maduro and called for a mass demonstration against the government. On January 23, Guaidó declared himself president and received the immediate endorsement of the Trump Administration. President Trump has since stated that all options for resolving the … Continue reading DJPC calls for an end to aggressive US intervention in Venezuela including an end to economic sanctions.
DJPC presents: January 2019 Forum: The Long Honduran Night with Dana Frank. Thursday, January 31st, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm 1420 N Ogden St #201, Denver, CO 80218 (Thank you to the American Friends Service Committee for hosting) This powerful narrative recounts the dramatic years in Honduras following the June 2009 military coup that deposed … Continue reading DJPC Forum: The Long Honduran Night with Dana Frank. January 31st at 6:00 pm.
I wanted to send this message to thank you for your support to the Denver Justice and Peace Committee. Many of you attended our November 10th Awards Night, in which we honored the work of ACODET, the Guatemalan indigenous organization fighting to protect community land from megadam projects. Others accompanied us in our journey to … Continue reading Thank you! Help us continue our solidarity work.
Three opportunities to meet José Gómez, Maya Mam activist and coordinator of Association of Communities for Development and the Defense of Land and Natural Resources (ACODET) in Guatemala, who is visiting Denver and Boulder to receive our Global Justice & Peace Award 2018. José will will discuss the importance of indigenous organizing, grassroots exchange, and … Continue reading Three opportunities to learn how to stop a dam with indigenous resistance.
Global Justice and Peace Awards Night This year we are recognizing the outstanding achievement of ACODET (Association of Communities for Development and the Defense of Land and Natural Resources) is a grassroots coalition of indigenous communities spanning three departments in Guatemala’s rural Ixcán region. For over a decade, ACODET has successfully organized to halt the … Continue reading Global Justice and Peace Awards Night Saturday, November 10th 2018
International Peace Day and Open-Pit Mining Please join the DJPC as we take our stand against open-pit mining on Friday, Sept 21 at noon, on the SE corner of Colfax and Lincoln (on the capital grounds). For a clean and healthful environment for all! As declared by the United Nations, the International Day of Peace … Continue reading International Peace Day and Open-Pit Mining – September 21st 2018