Events

Journey to Chiapas: Accompaniment, Community, and Resistance

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Chiapas 1030 presentation

Journey to Chiapas: Accompaniment, Community, and Resistance Jim Chaney, DJPC member of the year 1986 and University of Denver Students Victoria Watson-Nava and Amy Czulada will share their experiences during our Delegation to Chiapas. Sunday, February 12, 2017 12:30 p.m. after 11:00 a.m. mass Ten-Thirty Catholic Community 1100 Fillmore St Denver     Social Systems… »

MARADE: MLK March and Parade: January 16th at 10:30am

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” MLK Join the movement celebrating the legacy of nonviolent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King Jr. March with DJPC in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. MARADE. The March and Parade will take place on Monday January 16th. We will… »

Critical Assessment and Planning Retreat: January 28: 9:30 -3:30

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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You have all supported us over 35 years. Some for a few months, others for a number of years, and many for decades. Together we challenged Nestle, made Denver a sanctuary city for Central American refugees, been human shields in Guatemala’s peace process, observed democracy being build in El Salvador and Honduras, accompanied mining struggles… »

Environmental Justice and Resistance to Mining in Chiapas. January 19th

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Salon Discussion: January 19th, 2017 at 7:00 PM Detalles en español abajo del texto en inglés. Build solidarity from below and to the Left, as they say in Chiapas. In early December, the DJPC-Korbel School delegation visited Chiapas and witnessed the poisoning of the very water people rely on to survive. Relentless pursuit of titanium… »

We are strong because of you, your financial support makes all this work possible.

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… »

Today: Defending the Earth and Its Land: A History of Criminalization and Stigmatization

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Join us today, October 27th at noon, at the Josef Korbel Latin America Center at University of… »

Mexican Environmental, Indigenous, and Social Justice Organization to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Otros Mundos Chiapas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26th, 2016 Mexican Environmental, Indigenous, and Social Justice Organization to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee On Saturday, October 29st, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice & Peace Award 2016 to Otros Mundos, represented by Claudia Ramos at the Highlands… »

Global Justice & Peace awards: Saturday October 29th.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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This year’s Global Justice & Peace Award goes to Otros Mundos de Chiapas. Otros Mundos de Chiapas is committed to the search for alternatives to the social, economic, political and environmental crisis that we face in the current system of capitalist domination. In the struggle for the defense of the land, territories, and alternative strategies… »

Earth Women Rising: Maxima Acuña. October 14th at 2:00 PM

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Dear DJPC brothers and sisters, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe will be in Denver on Friday October 14th at te McNichols Civic Building at 2:00 PM. Join us in Welcoming a great panel of women defenders of the land and the environment…. »

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