Next Thursday, October 21 at 6:00 p.m, we will celebrate our Virtual Annual Awards Night. During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to Sônia Guajajara. She is known worldwide for her fierce and bold activism and for defending indigenous and environmental rights in the face of pressure from some … Continue reading Join us for Awards Night 2021 on October 21st at 6:00 p.m.
El próximo jueves 21 de octubre, a las 18:00 horas, celebraremos nuestra de manera virtual nuestra Noche de Premios. Durante el evento, entregaremos nuestro premio anual a la Justicia y Paz Global a Sônia Guajajara. Conocida en todo el mundo por su feroz y audaz activismo y por defender los derechos indígenas y medioambientales frente … Continue reading Invitación: Noche de Premios a la Justicia y la Paz Global 2021: Jueves 21 de Octubre a las 18:00 horas.
Na próxima quinta-feira, 21 de outubro, às 18:00, o Comite de Justiça e Paz de Denver celebrará sua noite de celebração e premios (de maneira virtual). Esse ano entregraremos nosso Prêmio Anual pela Justiça e Paz Global a Sônia Guajajara. Conhecida em todo o mundo por seu ativismo corajoso e ousado na defesa dos direitos indígenas … Continue reading Convite: Noite de Premiação pela Justiça e Paz Globais 2021. Quinta-feira, 21 de outubro, às 18:00.
Join us September 25, as we March for Citizenship and demand justice for all immigrants! We will gather at Viking Park (Northwest Denver, corner of 29th and Federal) and march to Auraria campus where we will have a rally with speakers and performances. On May 1, 2006, hundreds of thousands of Coloradans marched from Viking … Continue reading March for Citizenship: Sept 25! // ¡Marcha para la ciudadanía: 25 de septiembre!
During DJPC’s planning session in January 2021, we made a commitment to focus on two issues: environmental justice and immigration. Throughout the year, we have emphasized advocacy and education efforts related to these two issues, and we have been busy! One of our efforts is to develop and carry out … Continue reading Honduras Human Rights Bills Campaign
Sister and Brothers, As some of you know, the DJPC has been actively asking our elected officials to support three Honduras human rights bills currently in Congress. We feel strongly that, if passed, these three bills will help to reduce human rights violations, save the lives of Hondurans, and allow their country to move … Continue reading Ask Senators Hickenlooper and Bennet to Co-Sponsor S.388
In recent weeks, the Cuban people have taken to the streets in unprecedented numbers to protest the current political and economic conditions in Cuba. The protestors were met with similar numbers of counter protesters who focused blame on U.S. sanctions against trade with Cuba. Most of the protesters have been younger people, while counter protesters … Continue reading We stand by the right of the Cuban people to self-determination and freedom from U.S. political, economic, and military intervention.
On June 14, our Bord Chair, Lynn Holland, published a Letter to the Editor in Denver University paper Clarion. LTTE: A Call to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras As many are aware, Hondurans continue to arrive at the U.S. border to seek shelter much as they did during the Trump administration. Their desperate stories are … Continue reading A Call to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras. By Lynn Holland.
On her recent visit to Guatemala, Vice President Kamala Harris sent a message to those who are thinking about migrating to the US: “Do not come,” she said firmly. What the vice president and Biden administration do not acknowledge is that for many in the Northern Triangle Countries (NTC) – Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador … Continue reading Statement on Vice President Kamala Harris Visit to Guatemala
Five years after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, an indigenous Honduran environmental and human rights activist, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights Act (H.R. 1574) was reintroduced into the US House of Representatives. Three out of the eight people who were arrested for her assassination in March 2016 were US-trained forces; two were trained at the infamous … Continue reading Phone Zap on Honduras Human Rights Bills. Wednesday, May 12 at noon.