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By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
School of the Americas Watch founder ROY BOURGEOIS speakst to the public. Hundreds of activists converged in Arizona and Nogales, Sonora (Mexico) to take part in the School of the Americas Watch Border Encuentro. Among other issues, demonstrators denounced U.S. military and economic intervention in the Americas, as well as the militarization of the border and the criminalization of migration.

November 30th 2016 Dear DJPC Supporters, As we near the end of 2016, DJPC is more important than ever. When the US engaged in interventionist support to dictators in 1980s Central America, DJPC was here. When the US pushed neoliberal economic restructuring on 1990s Latin America, DJPC was here. When the US engaged in neo-imperial… »

Salon Discussion with Kathy Bougher: “Reproductive Justice from El Salvador to the U.S.: Nations, Laws and Your Body”

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Kathy Bougher is a Denver-based activist, educator, and writer involved in the immigrant rights movement, feminist movements and other social justice struggles in El Salvador, Mexico and Denver. She is involved in the feminist movement for reproductive justice in El Salvador, through both direct participation in the movement and through her contributions to the online… »

Salon Screening: Marmato. September 15th @ 7:00 PM

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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DJPC’s Minewatch Committee is pleased to screen: Marmato A Canadian mining company arrives to a small village in Colombia “Humble villagers go up against a powerful mining company… Never underestimate the power of the people.”A film by Mark Grieco Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 PM 3131 Osceola Street. Denver, CO 80212. Fellowship Hall, Highlands United… »

Resisting the militarization of migration: U.S. & Latin America

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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On Tuesday, September 13th the Denver Justice and Peace Committee  and The Casa Mayan welcomed Arturo J. Viscarra from The School of the America Watch (SOAW). After holding an annual vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, the human rights group SOA Watch is moving its convergence to become bi-national at the U.S./Mexico border… »

Save the date: October 29th 2016. Global Justice & Peace Award

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT – October 29th 2016 DJPC Global Justice & Peace Award 2016: We have the honor to announce that the recipient for this year’s Global Justice & Peace Award is Otros Mundos de Chiapas. Otros Mundos de Chiapas is committed to the search for alternatives to the social, economic, political and environmental crisis… »

Salon Discussion: Las Bambas No VA! June 16th 2016

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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The Denver Justice and Peace Committee & The Committee in Solidarity and Support with the Struggle of the People of Apurimac Presents the Salon Discussion: “Las Bambas NO VA!” Las Bambas is copper mine situated in the province of Catabambas and Grau in the department of Apurimac, in the center of Peru. 47 communities of… »

The Social Psychology of “Us vs Them” Climate Change Messages

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

DJPC Salon Discussion with: Maria Talero This was an interactive mini-workshop on key lessons from social psychology that apply both to the climate crisis and the struggle for social justice. The punchline: we are deeply prone to “us vs them” thinking and other cognitive biases, and we selectively ‘filter’ information in a way that conforms to our… »

Salon Discussion January 2016

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Solidarity with the peoples of Ayotzinapa:a conversation with Ismael Netzahualtl. Solidaridad con el pueblo de Ayotzinapa:conversando con Ismael Netzahualt. Thursday January 21 2016/ Jueves 21 de Enero del 2016 For information/ para mas información: Salon Claudia Paz y Paz: http://denjustpeace.org/how-we-work/education/ Interview / Entrevista: Poniatowska: http://www.democracynow.org/2016/1/12/mexican_writer_elena_poniatowska_on_the Ayotzinapa, Paradigm of the War on Drugs in Mexico: Mexico… »

Global Justice & Peace Award 2015: Aviva Chomsky

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Global Justice & Peace Award 2015 and Keynote Speaker: Aviva Chomsky  … »

Thanks for the February Salon

By DJPC Program Director
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Thanks to everyone who attended DJPC’s February Salon cosponsored with AFSC’s Skill Share, led by Gabriela Flora of AFSC/CFIR and Brendan Green of CIRC on immigration… »

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