Events

Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human & Environmental Rights Abuses.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

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… »

Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award Due date: May 15th 2018

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Call for Nominations for the Global Justice & Peace Award Due date for nominations: May 15th 2018 Vidalina Morales leader of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador receiving the 2017 Global Justice and Peace Award. This award is given at the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Awards Night. The Global Justice and… »

April Forum: The SOA Watch Borderlands Encuentro and Experiences

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

In the current political climate with talk of building walls, heightened security, and fear, what does it mean to the lives of the people living at or near our southern border who exist in the shadows? Come and hear the experiences of students, community members, and professors from several universities in Denver who attended the… »

Fighting for a Better Life in Chiapas

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

DJPC board member, professor Lynn Holland will report back on her recent journey to Chiapas with a group of nine students from the University of Denver. She will describe how the people of Chiapas, the poorest state in Mexico, are fighting back against hazardous large-scale commercial projects by courageously protesting big mining operations, providing education… »

Forum: February 15th, 2018: Global Discontents: A Conversation With David Barsamian.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Join us on Thursday: February 15th at 6:00 pm in a  conversation with David Barsamian: Global Discontents. We will talk about world affairs, US imperialism in Latin America and global… »

March with DJPC in the MLK MARADE: Monday: January 15th 2018 10:30 am

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

March with DJPC in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. MARADE. Join the movement celebrating the legacy of nonviolent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King Jr. DJPC folks will meet on the southeast corner of 16th and Esplanade at 10:30 AM. We’ll be going down Esplanade St. to Colfax Ave., and ending at Civic… »

Holiday Pot-Luck – Convivio de fin de año

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Join the DJPC Holiday Pot-Luck on Friday, December 15th at 6pm. Come and share your stories of how you made our solidarity work possible this year, our Forums, marching the MLK Parade, running the Colfax 5K, joining the world in the Day of Action Against Open Pit Mines, our annual Build for Peace at La… »

The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2nd, 2017 Media Contact: Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin Tel.: 303-623-1463 / Cell: 720-606-1155 Email: djpc@denjustpeace.org 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… »

2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss Sister Betty Voss, a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has devoted herself to the cause of social justice throughout her life. She has taught at both the elementary and college levels in Illinois, Iowa, and Tennessee, and taught in a bilingual school… »

Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

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… »

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