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Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining – July 22, 2016.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC Day of Action Action Against Open Pit Mines July 22nd 2016

Today, July 22, many citizens of various countries around the world took action to raise awareness of the serious social and environmental impacts posed by open pit mines on the Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining. Mining companies destroy the living environment, monopolize the natural wealth that is essential for human communities, they transform… »

Salon Discussion: “Indigenous resistance in Cotacachi – Ecuador”. July 21st @ 7pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Salon Discussion with: Alicia Perugachi Guajan “Indigenous resistance in Cotacachi – Ecuador“ Alicia Perugachi Guajan started organizing at the age of 14 in her native community with the Union of Organizations of Cotacachi , Ecuador – UNORCAC. She is a community promoter who has developed social and environmental projects, organizational capacity building for women, and… »

Salon Discussion: Las Bambas No VA! June 16th 2016

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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The Denver Justice and Peace Committee & The Committee in Solidarity and Support with the Struggle of the People of Apurimac Presents the Salon Discussion: “Las Bambas NO VA!” Las Bambas is copper mine situated in the province of Catabambas and Grau in the department of Apurimac, in the center of Peru. 47 communities of… »

Spring Pot Luck. Fiesta de traje de Primavera

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC December 2015 Pot Luck

Join us for the spring DJPC potluck! This a great opportunity to share with our community of activist dedicated to educate and advocate for human rights in Latin America. Bring a dish, engage in a conversation about foreign affairs and peace building, and enjoy the company of fellow social justice-oriented folk. Bring your musical instruments!… »

Thank you 2016 builders!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC Build for Peace

Thank you to our Builders  & Supporters! DJPC would like to thank our great team of builders, Lynn Farquhar, Connie Curtis, Steve & Gloria Piper, James Chaney and Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin for coming out on Saturday May 21 to Build for Peace. The worked at Family Tree House of Hope, a shelter for women and their… »

Build for Peace 2016. Call for volunteers!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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It is time to Build for Peace: calling builders! “You don’t get what you don’t ask for. Ask!” John Proctor Build-for-Peace 2016 Saturday May 21, 2016 From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Build-for-Peace is  a fundraiser that keeps DJPC alive and well in order to do the real work we want to do:  solidarity with the peoples… »

STOP MEGA-MINING

By DJPC Program Director
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Global Day Against Mega-Mining Join DJPC in defending planet Earth from irresponsible mining! In front of the State Capitol in Denver on Broadway, between 14th & Colfax Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12 noon – 1:00 PM Suggestions for you signs: Conga No Va Hold Newmont Accountable for Mining Violations No More Mega-Mining Water, Yes.  Gold,… »

June 18th Salon documentary: Split Estate

By DJPC Program Director
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DJPC’s 2015 Summer Salon Series Documentary screening and discussion of: SPLIT ESTATE is a compelling Emmy Award winning documentary that shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels.  See the conflicts and human consequences typical of the extraction industry whether… »

Only 2 Weeks Left to Sponsor a Builder-for-Peace!

By DJPC Program Director
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DJPC’s Springtime Build-for-Peace Rescheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:00 AM – 1 PM Our Build-for-Peace was originally scheduled with Family Homestead for May 2nd, but had to be cancelled.  So now it is rescheduled with EarthLinks for Saturday, June 13th. That means you have another chance!  You can still join the team of “Builders”,… »

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