The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important ecosystems in the world. Housing Earth’s greatest biodiversity and home to hundreds of traditional indigenous peoples, the Amazon faces an unprecedented level of threats, particularly from neoliberal policies being pushed by the authoritarian government in Brazil and elsewhere. This conversation will help us make sense of … Continue reading Forum: The Amazon Rainforest – What´s at Stake and What You Can Do. March 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 PM.
Today on International Human Rights Day we continue to stand in solidarity with the People´s of Latin America. Perhaps more than ever, struggles are shared across Latin America and the US. The Amazon and Pantanal are burning; California and Colorado are burning. A corrupt populist threatens democracy in El Salvador; a corrupt populist threatens democracy … Continue reading On International Human Rights Day we invite you to our Quarantine Chatauqua.
Dear Sister and Brothers: We trust that you are all doing well. What a year 2020 has been; it will never be forgotten. We are so thankful for the many ways you have continued to support our work; your commitment to international solidarity is now more important then ever. Our struggles continue; corporations have not … Continue reading Quarantine Chatauqua: December 11th at 6pm
“Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.” On March 3rd, 2020, John Lindsay-Poland did a presentation in Denver as part of the American Friends Service Committee – Colorado Spotlight On! program. If you missed it you are now able to watch the session here. The crisis in migration is … Continue reading Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.
Gun Violence Prevention and Migrant Justice in Mexico and Colorado How We Work Together The crisis in migration is driven by a combination of anti-migrant racism and the proliferation of guns and militarism from the United States. John Lindsay-Poland documents the legal and illegal flows of guns from the United States that are bringing devastating … Continue reading Spotlight On! Gun Violence prevention and Migrant Justice in Mexico and Colorado. March 3rd at 5:00pm
Come hear the social justice projects and stories of students from DU’s Latinx Social Work Certificate Program from their December 2019 visit to Chiapas, Mexico. DJPC will have a delegation travel to Chiapas, Mexico from June 14th to June 20th, 2020. If this trip is of interest to you, come learn more about the place … Continue reading Forum: Chiapas Encuentro. January 29th at 6:00pm
Part of our work is to educate the public on issues related to human right in Latin America, as part of that effort we hold Forums,informative talks that feature interactive and stimulating discussions among people who are concerned about peace and justice in the world today. Did you miss our Forums in 2019. You can … Continue reading 2019 DJPC Forums. Watch them here!
Todd Miller has traveled from Honduras to the Philippines to Paris to the U.S. Mexico borderlands to connect the dots between the changing climate, displacement, and a world of more and more border enforcement. He will share stories from those journeys, discuss how those dynamics are shaping life in the 21st century, and explore alternatives. … Continue reading Forum on September 25th: “Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security”
Waking up to the Suffering and Oppression of Others. A conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois. Thursday, May 2nd 2019. 6:00-8:00 pm. 1420 Ogden Street, Denver, CO, 80218. Thank you to the AFSC for hosting! Free parking on site, please disregard event parking. This event is free and open to the public. Father Roy Bourgeois earned … Continue reading May 2nd: A conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois.
Join us in a conversation with Brazilian specialists, Marco Cepik, Rafael Ioris and Aaron Schneider who will discuss recent events taking place in Latin America’s largest country. A nation that until recently was seen as an emerging economic powerhouse and democracy; now living one of its worst crisis lead by its authoritarian regime. Wednesday, April … Continue reading DJPC Forum Presents: What is going on in Brazil? Wednesday April 17th at 6pm