GEO DETENTION CENTER VIGIL: “Love Knows No Borders, No Walls”

DJPC & CFIR TO CO-SPONSOR FEBRUARY VIGIL AT GEO DETENTION CENTER “LOVE KNOWS NO BORDERS, NO WALLS” MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 at 6:00 PM DJPC is collaborating with the American Friends Service Committee’s Coloradans for Immigrant Rights (CFIR) to sponsor the February 7 Vigil at the Geo Detention Center in Aurora. Dress for the weather … Continue reading GEO DETENTION CENTER VIGIL: “Love Knows No Borders, No Walls”

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Go to Guatemala with DJPC!

Denver Justice & Peace Committee Mining Delegation to Guatemala In Guatemala, hundreds of mining concessions have been granted to transnational gold, silver, nickel, and zinc companies, threatening the social and environmental health of rural populations. Delegation participants will visit the municipalities of Sipakapa and San Miguel Ixtahuacan in the department of San Marcos as well … Continue reading Go to Guatemala with DJPC!

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May Salon on Fair Trade: Highlights

Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, facilitated the evening’s discussion and engaged our participation through the popular education format. We started the evening by participating in a “Silent Thought Museum” where we walked around the room, viewing different visuals, and writing down our comments/reactions and  reflections to them. … Continue reading May Salon on Fair Trade: Highlights

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May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

The 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to join us for a presentation that explores ways to develop just trade policies and fair trade opportunities as the means to counter the effects of globalization and neoliberal economic policies. Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, will facilitate the evening’s … Continue reading May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

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March Salon- 2009 DJPC SOA Protesters & Past Participants

The 2010 DJPC Salon Discussion Series invites you to hear experiences from participants in last November’s and previous Fort Benning SOA (School of the Americas) demonstrations to close the school due to their oppressive policies. Learn about current legislation in the U.S. congress and grassroots movements in Latin America to close the U.S. Army school … Continue reading March Salon- 2009 DJPC SOA Protesters & Past Participants

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RALLY FOR COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

Join DJPC and thousands of others in a RALLY TO SUPPORT COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM at Manuel High School 1700 East 28th Avenue Northeast Denver Wednesday, January 13th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM along with guests: US Senator Michael Bennet, State Senator Michael Johnston, State Representative Joe Miklosi, City Councilmember Doug Linkhart Co-sponsored by: Reform Immigration for … Continue reading RALLY FOR COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

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DJPC’s Position on Immigration

In light of upcoming legislation for comprehensive Immigration Reform, here is DJPC’s official position on Immigration, written by our Advocacy & Nonviolent  Activism committee, and approved by DJPC’s Board of Directors: DJPC’s Position on Immigration: DJPC’s work for human rights, economic justice and lasting peace for Latin America affords a unique position from which to … Continue reading DJPC’s Position on Immigration

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Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala

A new book was recently published titled Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala. Etelle Higonnet edited this  collection about the genocide in Guatemala from 1981 to 1983.  This new collection contains translated materials from the UN Historical Clarification Commission, and other insights into the atrocities that occurred during the 1980’s.  Follow this link to hear Etelle … Continue reading Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala

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URGENT ACTION: Fear for Safety of Evicted Communities in Guatemala

In early September the members of two indigenous communities in the department of Alta Vera Paz, Guatemala, were forcefully evicted from their homes and land.  Amnesty International issued an Urgent Action Appeal on September 25, 2009 urging authorities to allow the evicted members of the communities access to the land from where they were evicted … Continue reading URGENT ACTION: Fear for Safety of Evicted Communities in Guatemala

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