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Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Join us on November 4th to honor the outstanding achievement of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining, a campesino-led movement in El Salvador. In March 2017, the Roundtable won an historic legislative victory by securing a prohibition against all metals mining in perpetuity. For a land-poor country with vulnerable water sources and a significant rural… »

Check out DJPC in 2012 at a glance!

By DJPC Program Director

Click here to view DJPC highlights of… »

“The Conga Mine, Peru” report by Robert E. Moran, PhD

By DJPC Program Director

Read “The Conga Mine, Peru:  Comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Related Issues” by Robert E. Moran, Phd. by clicking here and waiting a few seconds for it to download: Peru Conga REM Rept English March… »

End Human Rights Abuse Committed by Newmont Mining Corp.

By DJPC Program Director

We, the undersigned citizens of Colorado, respectfully petition Newmont Mining Corporation, to review its contract with the private security agency known as FORZA at the Yanacocha mine in Cajamarca, Peru; and in light of this review, taking into account the mounting protest by the Peruvian people and the international community against FORZA’s abuse of human… »

June Salon: “Honduras: A Case Study of the Global Shock Doctrine”

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee
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Margie Thompson and Maria Suarez Toro, of FIRE (Feminist International Radio Endeavour), will talk about what constitutes “the shock” with the repression in Honduras following the coup d’etat in June 2009 and continuing today.  They will discuss the persecution of the popular resistance and social/political movements, and power grabs by conservative political forces and transnational… »

Join us on Facebook!

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

DJPC has converted it’s group to a page–the only thing we can’t convert is our membership! For updates on peace and justice issues throughout Latin America, “like” our page at… »

DJPC Build For Peace This Saturday!

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

It’s time for the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Biannual Build for Peace! Build for Peace is a work-a-thon (like a walk-a-thon or a marathon!).  DJPC members who will be working as “builders” need your pledge of support for  their work on October 15th.   This year our “builders” will be painting and restoring a home… »

DJPC Wish List for 2011

By DJPC Program Director

At the beginning of this new year, DJPC has a few items on its Wish List already–in case you can help or donate:  * a tall floor lamp (for the new office) * a desk top lamp (for the new office) * a hot/cold thermos for 20 cups or more (for Salons, meetings, potlucks) *… »

DJPC Holiday Potluck

By DJPC Program Director

On  Friday, December 17th, DJPC held it’s quarterly potluck social–this time a Holiday Party!  The food and decorations were great!  But the company and sing-a-long were the best!  For those who missed the fun,  here are the lyrics of two songs we sang to keep us in the Holiday Solidarity spirit: LET US GO  (to… »

Happy Holidays

By DJPC Program Director
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The Denver Justice and Peace Committee wishes you a happy holiday and a life filled with much justice and peace. Above is the ancient Inca symbol “Chakana” for the Tree of… »

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