We are going to hold a protest outside the hotel where Newmont Mining will be holding its upcoming shareholder meeting. Newmont is being sued in federal court here in the US by Máxima Acuña, for beating her and her family, destroying her crops, and damaging her property. Newmont is also destroying the surrounding environment by … Continue reading Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human & Environmental Rights Abuses.
Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference! Honduras is currently in danger of returning to the era of authoritarian rule that prevailed in the 1980s. In response to a highly suspect presidential election in November, mass protest has erupted throughout much of the country. As the government has moved to crack down … Continue reading Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2nd, 2017 Media Contact: Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin Tel.: 303-623-1463 / Cell: 720-606-1155 Email: email@example.com The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee On Saturday November 4th, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice … Continue reading The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee
Join us on November 4th to honor the outstanding achievement of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining, a campesino-led movement in El Salvador. In March 2017, the Roundtable won an historic legislative victory by securing a prohibition against all metals mining in perpetuity. For a land-poor country with vulnerable water sources and a significant rural … Continue reading Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm
Altar for collective healing and in memory of people killed in Guatemala’s genocide. During the month of October we are remembering all the victims of the Guatemalan genocide. We have installed an Altar as part of the commemorations of the Day of the Dead. You can visit the altar at The Chicano Humanities and Arts … Continue reading “Defending Truth and Memory: The Path Towards Justice”
Please Join DJPC in Honoring: National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador DJPC’s Global Justice and Peace Award is offered to individuals and/or organizations for their contributions to social justice around the world. This year, the Award will be given to the National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining (Mesa Nacional Frente a la Minería Metálica) … Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: DJPC ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT NOVEMBER 4TH 2017
Join KGNU, DJPC and Cafe Cultura for the Colorado leg of the national tour of two Honduran activists honoring the life of Berta Cáceres. Afro-indigenous autonomous feminist, poet and writer Melissa Cardoza and Karla Lara, an internationally recognized feminist who voices resistance through song and writing, will perform stories from Cardoza’s book *13 Colors of … Continue reading 13 Colors of Resistance Tour in Denver. Saturday, May 20th 2017 at 4:30pm
This award is given at the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Awards Night. The Global Justice and Peace Award recipient should be an individual or organization doing exemplary work, in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Nominations should include a description of why the individual or group should be considered, and how their work … Continue reading Call for Nominations Global Peace & Justice Award. Due date 5/15/2017
After 26 years of history at the gates of Ft. Benning, SOA Watch held its’ first Convergence in Arizona, in order to respond to the present-day call to solidarity with Latin America. SOA Watch aims to call attention to the militarization of the border and Latin America, at the same time that it demands for … Continue reading Forum: Youth Perspectives of Border Militarization. A Report Back from SOA Watch Convergence
At Denver Justice and Peace Committee we learned earlier this week from Grufides, a human rights organization based in Peru, that Máxima Acuña Chaupe, winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize, and her husband Jaime Chaupe, were again victimized by personnel at the Yanacocha mine owned by Newmont Mining Corporation. Company’s security forces entered their … Continue reading DJPC Stands in Solidarity with Maxima Acuña. February 2017.