Join us September 25, as we March for Citizenship and demand justice for all immigrants! We will gather at Viking Park (Northwest Denver, corner of 29th and Federal) and march to Auraria campus where we will have a rally with speakers and performances. On May 1, 2006, hundreds of thousands of Coloradans marched from Viking … Continue reading March for Citizenship: Sept 25! // ¡Marcha para la ciudadanía: 25 de septiembre!
Hello Community! Every year, here at the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) we have a fundraiser called Build for Peace (B4P) which translates in to a day of community service for meaningful project. We recruit a group of volunteers that request pledges to raise funds for DJPC to continue its solidarity work. As you … Continue reading As we work towards food justice, we thank you for Build for Peace!
WE’LL BE WORKING AT TWO COMMUNITY FARMS: Dear friends, We want to share with you the wonderful news that this year we will be doing our annual Build for Peace fundraiser at two farms that provide food justice to our communities. We are looking for volunteers, up to 15 per location, to join us in … Continue reading Call for Volunteers: Build for Peace 2021
Sister and Brothers, As some of you know, the DJPC has been actively asking our elected officials to support three Honduras human rights bills currently in Congress. We feel strongly that, if passed, these three bills will help to reduce human rights violations, save the lives of Hondurans, and allow their country to move … Continue reading Ask Senators Hickenlooper and Bennet to Co-Sponsor S.388
In recent weeks, the Cuban people have taken to the streets in unprecedented numbers to protest the current political and economic conditions in Cuba. The protestors were met with similar numbers of counter protesters who focused blame on U.S. sanctions against trade with Cuba. Most of the protesters have been younger people, while counter protesters … Continue reading We stand by the right of the Cuban people to self-determination and freedom from U.S. political, economic, and military intervention.
Today on The Global Day Against Mega Mining we see the official re-launch of ‘Basic principles for protecting your community from extractive industries’. This guide, written by Ecuadorean activist Carlos Zorilla, is the best guide to community-led resistance we know of. Yes to Life No to Mining has redesigned the guide, making it more accessible … Continue reading Guide to resisting mining – new edition released on the Global Day Against Mega Mining
The 22nd of July 2021 is the Global Day Against Mining. This year, it finds most of us under COVID lockdowns that, in many cases, are restricting our rights and rendering our struggles against destructive mining invisible. Yet the global mining industry freely operates under the guise of post-pandemic recovery. Wherever we are today, we … Continue reading Global Day of Action against Mining/Día de Acción Global contra la Minería
Para leer en español prosiga a la parte de abajo. Join us on Thursday, July 29th at 5:30 pm MST for an interactive conversation on Climate Migration. Climate Migration happens when people who leave their homes when climate stressors, like changing rainfall, rising sea waters or wild fires, put pressure on people to leave their … Continue reading Spotlight On: Climate Migration on Thursday, July 29th at 5:30
Para leer en español prosiga a la parte de abajo. The Global Justice and Peace Award recipient should be an individual or an 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 is aligned … Continue reading Call for Nominations 2021 Global Justice and Peace Award
On her recent visit to Guatemala, Vice President Kamala Harris sent a message to those who are thinking about migrating to the US: “Do not come,” she said firmly. What the vice president and Biden administration do not acknowledge is that for many in the Northern Triangle Countries (NTC) – Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador … Continue reading Statement on Vice President Kamala Harris Visit to Guatemala