August Salon- CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil

DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to the August Film Series event, CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil. Join us Thursday August 19th at 7:00PM as we view this documentary that focuses on the lawsuit filed against Chevron on behalf of 30,000 indigenous Ecuadorians living in the Amazon. The speaker will be Michelle Doherty. … Continue reading August Salon- CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil

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July Salon on film Crossing Arizona-Highlights

We viewed the film, Crossing Arizona, which contains perspectives from humanitarian agencies such as Humane Borders, ranchers, Minutemen, farmers dependent on immigrant workers, Mexican citizens wishing to cross, and border patrol agents. In addition to covering a broad range of perspectives to the Arizona immigration issue, the film also covers the history of border policy … Continue reading July Salon on film Crossing Arizona-Highlights

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July Salon- Crossing Arizona

DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to the July Film Series event, Crossing Arizona. Join us Thursday July 15th at 7:00PM as we view this documentary that focuses on the Arizona border and the desert climate that has caused a rise in migrant deaths as they attempt to cross into the United States. The … Continue reading July Salon- Crossing Arizona

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June Salon- The Devil Operation

Join us Saturday June 26th at 5PM as we view the premiere of this documentary at the DocuWest Documentary Film Festival. This event is co-sponsored by DocuWest :  www.docuwestfest.com DocuWest – We Have Issues! Awarded Best Film Fest 2010 by Westword           Festival Dates: June 23-27 DocWest looks to explore the world of our people, our … Continue reading June Salon- The Devil Operation

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May Salon on Fair Trade: Highlights

Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, facilitated the evening’s discussion and engaged our participation through the popular education format. We started the evening by participating in a “Silent Thought Museum” where we walked around the room, viewing different visuals, and writing down our comments/reactions and  reflections to them. … Continue reading May Salon on Fair Trade: Highlights

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May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

The 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to join us for a presentation that explores ways to develop just trade policies and fair trade opportunities as the means to counter the effects of globalization and neoliberal economic policies. Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, will facilitate the evening’s … Continue reading May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

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April Salon on H2A Range Workers: Highlights

  Professor Tom Acker teaches Spanish at Mesa State College and spoke about his experience interviewing and advocating for H2A Range Workers and their rights in Colorado. During his presentation, he spoke of the importance of having an inside connection with former H2A range worker, Mr. Ignacio Alvarado, who had experienced working conditions and knew … Continue reading April Salon on H2A Range Workers: Highlights

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Ending Immigrant Detention

By Tommy Timm When I was in Mexico recently, cab drivers and other service workers would volunteer that they had been in the U.S., often for several years before returning to Mexico.  They would say they had picked corn in Iowa, harvested tobacco in North Carolina, picked blueberries in Maryland, done landscaping in California, worked … Continue reading Ending Immigrant Detention

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Everyone welcome!

DJPC SPRING POTLUCK SOCIAL Friday, April 30, 2010 6:30 – 8:30 PM at DJPC’s office located in the Denver Inner City Parish 1212 Mariposa Street, Denver See all your DJPC friends! Meet lots of new members! DJPC events are known to have great food! Hear brief updates on all DJPC activities! See DJPC’s new office … Continue reading Everyone welcome!

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April Salon- H2A Range Workers: Their Working Conditions and Efforts to Change Them

The 2010 DJPC Salon Discussion Series invites you to hear about the working conditions of Colorado range workers who are usually seasonal immigrants and efforts to change them. The speakers are Professor Tom Acker from Mesa State College, Mr. Ignacio Alvarado a former H2A range worker and Mr. Jacob Carpenter who is a video film … Continue reading April Salon- H2A Range Workers: Their Working Conditions and Efforts to Change Them

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