Fighting for a Better Life in Chiapas

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

DJPC board member, professor Lynn Holland will report back on her recent journey to Chiapas with a group of nine students from the University of Denver. She will describe how the people of Chiapas, the poorest state in Mexico, are fighting back against hazardous large-scale commercial projects by courageously protesting big mining operations, providing education… »

Forum: February 15th, 2018: Global Discontents: A Conversation With David Barsamian.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Join us on Thursday: February 15th at 6:00 pm in a  conversation with David Barsamian: Global Discontents. We will talk about world affairs, US imperialism in Latin America and global… »

Forum: The Central American Migrant Crisis: Human Rights and Refuge at the Mexico-Guatemala Border

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

DJPC Forum: Professor Rebecca Galemba and Kaelyn DeVries give details on a one week preliminary trip to migrant shelters at the Mexico-Guatemala border. The trip is part of a larger collaboration with the Center for Migration Studies and the Scalabrini Migrant Shelter Network to document human rights abuses experienced by Central American migrants on 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… »

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

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

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

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… »

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