Events

Call for volunteers. Build for Peace on Saturday August 26th 2017

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Build for Peace (B4P ) is a work-a-thon which follows the model of the popular and commonly known walk-a-thon. It is a major fundraising effort for DJPC and has been an annual event for over 20 years.  The organizational goal is to get as many DJPC volunteers involved in raising funds by requesting sponsorship to… »

Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

On Saturday, July 22, Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining, citizens around the world took action to raise awareness of the devastating social and environmental impacts posed by open pit mining. In Denver, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) together with 350 Colorado, Climate Courage Education and Organization and Food and Water Watch… »

Press Release: Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lynn Holland DJPC Minewatch 303 744-9134 lynn.holland@du.edu www.denjustpeace.org Denver, Colorado, July 2017 Throughout the world, open-pit and other high tech mining technologies are producing chemical waste that contaminates water supplies, degrades the natural environment, and destroys the possibility of farming and fishing for a living. Deforestation and the use of dynamite… »

Global Day of Action Against Open Pit Mining: July 22 @ 11 AM

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Join us for our annual action on the Day of Action Against Open Pit Mining! Many coalitions from around the world will be organizing actions on this day to build awareness on the devastating effects of climate chaos. Saturday, July 22nd at 11 am at the West Steps of the State Capitol. This is the… »

Forum: In Defence of Life: Discussion and call for action.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Join us to our next Forum on the eve of the Global Day Against Open Pit Mining to watch In Defence of Life followed by a discussion about mining and how communities around the world are resisting, and call for action on July 22nd. In Defence of Life follows the struggle and triumphs of four… »

Pot-Luck: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 6:00 pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Pot-Luck: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 6:00 pm Join DJPC Summer Pot-Luck on Friday, July 7th at 6pm at Andy Bardwell’s former DJPC Board member who has kindly opened his home to us at 4801 W. Yale Ave. Denver, CO 80219. Lets enjoy summer in Denver! there is a lake in the back yard that… »

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… »

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