Salons

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… »

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… »

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… »

Environmental Justice and Resistance to Mining in Chiapas. January 19th

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Salon Discussion: January 19th, 2017 at 7:00 PM Detalles en español abajo del texto en inglés. Build solidarity from below and to the Left, as they say in Chiapas. In early December, the DJPC-Korbel School delegation visited Chiapas and witnessed the poisoning of the very water people rely on to survive. Relentless pursuit of titanium… »

We are strong because of you, your financial support makes all this work possible.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
School of the Americas Watch founder ROY BOURGEOIS speakst to the public. Hundreds of activists converged in Arizona and Nogales, Sonora (Mexico) to take part in the School of the Americas Watch Border Encuentro. Among other issues, demonstrators denounced U.S. military and economic intervention in the Americas, as well as the militarization of the border and the criminalization of migration.

November 30th 2016 Dear DJPC Supporters, As we near the end of 2016, DJPC is more important than ever. When the US engaged in interventionist support to dictators in 1980s Central America, DJPC was here. When the US pushed neoliberal economic restructuring on 1990s Latin America, DJPC was here. When the US engaged in neo-imperial… »

Salon Discussion with Kathy Bougher: “Reproductive Justice from El Salvador to the U.S.: Nations, Laws and Your Body”

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Kathy Bougher is a Denver-based activist, educator, and writer involved in the immigrant rights movement, feminist movements and other social justice struggles in El Salvador, Mexico and Denver. She is involved in the feminist movement for reproductive justice in El Salvador, through both direct participation in the movement and through her contributions to the online… »

Salon Screening: Marmato. September 15th @ 7:00 PM

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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DJPC’s Minewatch Committee is pleased to screen: Marmato A Canadian mining company arrives to a small village in Colombia “Humble villagers go up against a powerful mining company… Never underestimate the power of the people.”A film by Mark Grieco Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 PM 3131 Osceola Street. Denver, CO 80212. Fellowship Hall, Highlands United… »

Thursday August 18th at 7pm: Salon Discussion with Jesse Freeston

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Film Screening Salon Discussion with Jesse Freeston, director and co-producer June 28th 2009. The first coup d’etat in Central America in a generation overthrows the elected government of Honduras. A nationwide resistance movement is born, bringing together teachers, taxi drivers, farmers and everyone in between. Among them 2,000 families from the Aguan Valley who respond… »

Salon Discussion: “Indigenous resistance in Cotacachi – Ecuador”. July 21st @ 7pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Salon Discussion with: Alicia Perugachi Guajan “Indigenous resistance in Cotacachi – Ecuador“ Alicia Perugachi Guajan started organizing at the age of 14 in her native community with the Union of Organizations of Cotacachi , Ecuador – UNORCAC. She is a community promoter who has developed social and environmental projects, organizational capacity building for women, and… »

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