Salons

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

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Rana Factory in Bangladesh

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… »

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… »

July 16th Salon Documentary: Canción de Barrio

By DJPC Program Director
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DJPC’s 2015 Summer Salon Film Series Documentary screening and discussion of: CANCION DE BARRIO (with English subtitles) is a musical documentary directed by Alejandro Ramirez Anderson, presenting the experience of the first two years of the “Never Ending Tour”, which, since 2010, the singer/composer Silvio Rodriguez has performed in Havana’s poor neighborhoods and throughout Cuba…. »

June 18th Salon documentary: Split Estate

By DJPC Program Director
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DJPC’s 2015 Summer Salon Series Documentary screening and discussion of: SPLIT ESTATE is a compelling Emmy Award winning documentary that shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels.  See the conflicts and human consequences typical of the extraction industry whether… »

Salon Roundtable Discussion on Cuba, May 21

By DJPC Program Director
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                               DJCP May 2015 Salon Discussion Series   NEWS & VIEWS ABOUT CUBA: a roundtable discussion At this Salon you can join us in a “roundtable discussion” led by DJPC members who have been to Cuba in 2015. If you have been to Cuba, your insights will be very helpful. What is happening in Cuba… »

Salon Discussion on Climate Solidarity

By DJPC Program Director
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DJPC April 2015 Salon Discussion Series DENVER TO PERU: Climate Solidarity with Latin America At this Salon Discussion you will hear “underrepresented media reports onunderrepresented voices” from members who attended the COP20 Climate Change Conference (http://unfccc.int/meetings/lima_dec_2014/meeting/8141.php) and the People’s Summit on Climate Change (http://cumbrepuebloscop20.org/) in Lima,December 2014. Presenters: Irene Rodriguez, KGNU reporter: The Early Morning… »

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