Events

13 Colors of Resistance Tour in Denver. Saturday, May 20th 2017 at 4:30pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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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… »

Call for Nominations Global Peace & Justice Award. Due date 5/15/2017

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

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… »

Forum: Youth Perspectives of Border Militarization. A Report Back from SOA Watch Convergence

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC Forum April 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… »

DJPC at Earth Day: March for Science. Thank you DJPC Volunteers!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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On Saturday April 22: Earth Day we joined the community standing for science and climate justice. Thank you all that made the March for Science possible. We will continue using science to show the devastating consequences of mineral extraction in our… »

2017 Spring Pot-Luck – Fiesta de traje

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Spring Pot-Luck: Friday, April 21st at 6pm. Fellowship Hall; HUMC: 3131 Osceola Street. 80212 In the spirit of celebration and welcome spring we are having our Spring Pot-Luck on Friday, April 21st at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Highlands United Methodist Church (3131 Osceola Street. Denver. CO 80212). We will share our latest… »

DJPC Stands in Solidarity with Maxima Acuña. February 2017.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Maxima with Robin and Rebeca LatinoEco Fest 2017

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… »

Boulder International Film Festival: March 2 – 5 2017

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
The Borneao Case

Friday, March 3rd at 12pm, Boulder Theater THE BORNEO CASE Sweden, Feature Documentary, 2016, 78 min Ninety percent of eastern Borneo’s forest has been sold off and destroyed. But where did all that money go? In this  modern-day thriller, a polyglot group of investigators manages to expose Abdul Taib Mahmud, the chief minister of Sarawak,… »

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… »

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