Events

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… »

“Rana Plaza and the Fight for Safe Factories in the Global Garment Industry”

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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DJPC Salon Discussion: May 19th at 7:00 PM On April 24, 2013, 1,129 garment workers in Bangladesh who were making clothes for foreign brands such as Benetton and Wal-Mart died when the building they were working in collapsed. Though it was hardly the first industrial accident in the country’s garment sector, Rana Plaza was by… »

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… »

Honoring immigrants from the past… “To have a better life”

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Reconociendo a los inmigrantes del pasado… “una mejor vida” Salon Discussion/Conversatorio On March 17 we had an inspiring group of students from the 5th grade of McGlone Elementary in Denver tell us about how they learned about their own history of migration to the US after they interviewed their mothers and fathers about their journey… »

Zika in Central America a public health problem and a feminist challenge.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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a conversation about Zika with Maria Hamlin Zúniga a Public Health Specialist with 48 years of experience in Central America, living and working in Guatemala y Nicaragua in Comprehensive Community health programs. Founding member of the Regional Committee for Community Health in Mesoamerica and the People’s Health Movement in Latin America and globally.   If… »

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  … »

Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey “Struggles for Justice: From Guatemala to Ayotzinapa”

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

As Guatemala´s fist female Attorney General, Dr. Paz y Paz Bailey prosecuted organized criminals and perpetrators of mass human rights abuses despite threats to her own safety. She was a 2013 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. Join us in a conversation with Dr. Paz y Paz. Date: Thursday, October 1st 2015 Time: 7:00- 8:30… »

STOP MEGA-MINING

By DJPC Program Director
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Global Day Against Mega-Mining Join DJPC in defending planet Earth from irresponsible mining! In front of the State Capitol in Denver on Broadway, between 14th & Colfax Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12 noon – 1:00 PM Suggestions for you signs: Conga No Va Hold Newmont Accountable for Mining Violations No More Mega-Mining Water, Yes.  Gold,… »

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