Part of our work is to educate the public on issues related to human right in Latin America, as part of that effort we hold Forums,informative talks that feature interactive and stimulating discussions among people who are concerned about peace and justice in the world today. Did you miss our Forums in 2019. You can … Continue reading 2019 DJPC Forums. Watch them here!
Celebrate with us 40 years of international solidarity! and Awards Night on October 12th at 6pm. Come an learn about the current struggles in Brazil from Jean Wyllys who will be receiving this years Justice and Peace Award. Music by Francisco Marques and his group. Bring a friend, share a dish.
This year we are honoring congressman Jean Wyllys de Matos Santos. Wyllys became a leader of human rights and gay rights struggles in Brazil through an unusual path. He won the Brazilian version of Big Brother, and he turned that victory into a political statement for LGBTQ rights. In Congress, he became a nemesis to … Continue reading Save the Date: October 12th 2019. Annual Global Justice and Peace Awards Night.
Todd Miller has traveled from Honduras to the Philippines to Paris to the U.S. Mexico borderlands to connect the dots between the changing climate, displacement, and a world of more and more border enforcement. He will share stories from those journeys, discuss how those dynamics are shaping life in the 21st century, and explore alternatives. … Continue reading Forum on September 25th: “Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security”
Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award: Due date for nominations: June 3rd 2019 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 … Continue reading Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award: Due date for nominations: June 3rd 2019
Who stands to benefit from a Green New Deal? What’s at stake? Wednesday, April 24th 6:00 – 8:30 pm The Laundry on Lawrence 2701 Lawrence St, Denver, Colorado 80205 Join us at this Town Hall to hear leaders in our community discuss how a Green New Deal could be the biggest opportunity of our lifetime … Continue reading Who stands to benefit from a Green New Deal? What’s at stake?
Waking up to the Suffering and Oppression of Others. A conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois. Thursday, May 2nd 2019. 6:00-8:00 pm. 1420 Ogden Street, Denver, CO, 80218. Thank you to the AFSC for hosting! Free parking on site, please disregard event parking. This event is free and open to the public. Father Roy Bourgeois earned … Continue reading May 2nd: A conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois.
New Mexico Author, Christine Eber Visits Denver Christine Eber ~ Activist, Anthropologist and Author of “When a Woman Rises” will grace Denver with her presentations and book readings below which are all open to the public. Also, Bill Jungels, documentary filmmaker and producer of Maya Faces in A Smoking Mirror will present at the DJPC … Continue reading New Mexico Author, Christine Eber Visits Denver April 4 -6 2019
Join us in a conversation with Brazilian specialists, Marco Cepik, Rafael Ioris and Aaron Schneider who will discuss recent events taking place in Latin America’s largest country. A nation that until recently was seen as an emerging economic powerhouse and democracy; now living one of its worst crisis lead by its authoritarian regime. Wednesday, April … Continue reading DJPC Forum Presents: What is going on in Brazil? Wednesday April 17th at 6pm