Press Release: COPINH to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16th, 2020. Honduran organization founded by indigenous Lenca feminist leader and environmental defender, Berta Cáceres, to receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee Today, at 6pm, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice & Peace Award 2020 to the Council of Popular … Continue reading Press Release: COPINH to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee

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You are invited to our Annual Awards Night: October 16th @ 6:00 pm

Español abajo Come celebrate with DJPC at our annual Awards Night! We will be honoring the work of COPINH and hosting our silent auction. During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to the Consejo Cíivico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH an Honduran organization founded by … Continue reading You are invited to our Annual Awards Night: October 16th @ 6:00 pm

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Thank you Build for Peace volunteers and Sponsors! You help us raise $1,950!

Dear friends: On Saturday, September 19th, 2020. A group of DJPC volunteers donated the equivalent of 40 hours to ReVision in the Westwood neighborhood, harvested tomatoes and did maintenance work. To further our commitment to solidarity with working class, immigrant, Latinx, and grassroots movements. Westwood has one of the largest latinx populations (77%), in Denver, … Continue reading Thank you Build for Peace volunteers and Sponsors! You help us raise $1,950!

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Today: We Stand in Solidarity with the People’s of Chile. Light a candle.

f there were one concept to summarize why the Denver Justice and Peace Committee stands with the people of Chile, that word would be solidarity.  To us solidarity means that when you hurt, I hurt. When you are scared, I am scared. And, when you need back up, I show up.  DJPC has stood in … Continue reading Today: We Stand in Solidarity with the People’s of Chile. Light a candle.

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We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South.

We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South. Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) stands in solidarity with those protesting, resisting, and organizing against racism and its expression in violence against African Americans and all people of color. Eight minutes and … Continue reading We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South.

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For 40 years, the DJPC has been in the fight for justice and peace, and we aren’t backing down now. But, we can’t do it without you.

Greetings, DJPC supporters! We hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy during this time of crisis and disruption. Despite the challenging circumstances we are all living through, the DJPC continues to stand in solidarity with people across the world. Resistance From US Imperialism: We remain vigilant to state violence and authoritarianism … Continue reading For 40 years, the DJPC has been in the fight for justice and peace, and we aren’t backing down now. But, we can’t do it without you.

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Strength in Diversity, Power in Solidarity

Standing together with frontline communities to confront Newmont Mining By Ellen Moore – Earthworks.org  April 16, 2020 Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, indigenous people across the globe must risk everything to defend their land, water and clean air from harmful mining projects. This Earth Day, we are celebrating one of those fierce … Continue reading Strength in Diversity, Power in Solidarity

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In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour!

In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour! Time to unite to protect the planet! Every year since 2007, people all over the world have turned off their lights for one hour to draw attention to the impact of energy use on the planet. That hour is upon us! Today, Saturday, … Continue reading In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour!

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We stand with Máxima!

We Stand with Máxima! On Friday, March 6, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee attended the Boulder International Film Festival (BIF) to co-sponsor the showing of the film Máxima. This was one of BIF’s “call to action” films, which give the audience a chance to engage in dialogue after the showing. DJPC director Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin … Continue reading We stand with Máxima!

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