In the current political climate with talk of building walls, heightened security, and fear, what does it mean to the lives of the people living at or near our southern border who exist in the shadows? Come and hear the experiences of students, community members, and professors from several universities in Denver who attended the … Continue reading April Forum: The SOA Watch Borderlands Encuentro and Experiences
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 … Continue reading Fighting for a Better Life in Chiapas
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 rebellions.
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 … Continue reading Forum: The Central American Migrant Crisis: Human Rights and Refuge at the Mexico-Guatemala Border
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 … Continue reading Forum: In Defence of Life: Discussion and call for action.
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 … Continue reading Call for Nominations Global Peace & Justice Award. Due date 5/15/2017
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 … Continue reading Forum: Youth Perspectives of Border Militarization. A Report Back from SOA Watch Convergence
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 … Continue reading Critical Assessment and Planning Retreat: January 28: 9:30 -3:30
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 … Continue reading Environmental Justice and Resistance to Mining in Chiapas. January 19th