A Brighter Future, Despite The Challenges. Continue Supporting Solidarity!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

June 2017 Dear faithful DJPC members, We’ve now survived the first four months of a nightmare: the Trump presidency. We’ve endured attacks on our education system, our healthcare, our immigrant communities. Perhaps a silver lining to the Trump presidency is the movement of a young, previously disillusioned and disaffected left. Formerly dormant activists are also… »


By DJPC Program Director

YOU ARE INVITED!   DJPC HOLIDAY PARTY Friday, December 12, 2014 6:30 – 9:00 PM at DJPC in Highlands United Methodist Church Hall                                      3131 Osceola, Denver, CO                                                                                      Bring a dish!                                                      Bring a drink!     … »

Giving Thanks for All of You!

By DJPC Program Director

     Thanks to all who foster justice and peace on planet Earth. “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children” Native American proverb   Denver Justice & Peace Committee P.O. Box 12403 Denver, Colorado 80212 USA Tel. 303-623-1463… »

Documentary Salon: “Thirst”

By DJPC Program Director

  DJPC’s 2014 Summer Salon Series presents the documentary film: THIRST directed by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman.   62 minutes THIRST takes a piercing look at the global corporate drive to control and profit from our water…from bottles to tap. Don’t take water for granted!  it is a dwindling natural resource:  the Blue Gold of… »

Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining, July 22nd

By DJPC Program Director
DJPC action at Cripple Creek

GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION  AGAINST OPEN-PIT MINING JULY 22, 2014 Members of the Denver Justice & Peace Committee’s  MineWatch group at Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine Company in Colorado, a subsidiary of AngloGold, Ashanti Corporation. Denver Justice & Peace Committee,which opposes Newmont Mining Corporation’s open-pit,cyanide heap-leaching, gold mining in Cajamarca, Peru in solidarity with… »

Stop the intimidation of anti-mining protesters in Peru!

By DJPC Program Director
Yamacooha Lake protest

DJPC joins over 50 groups in signing statement opposing intimidation and forced displacement of mining protesters in Peru   Monsignor Cabrejos and Father Garatea listen to the demands of the population of Cajamarca at Namococha lake. Photo: Jonas Hulsens/CATAPA  Click here for complete statement. See complete story by Payat Sampal of EARTHWORKS: EARTHWORKS blog   Denver… »

Can you sponsor a Builder for Peace?

By DJPC Program Director
family homestead.jgp

DJPC’S BUILD FOR PEACE WORK-A-THON CAN YOU SPONSOR A BUILDER FOR PEACE?! DJPC’s Spring 2014 Build for Peace is on Saturday, April 26th, 9 AM – 3 PM. Build-for-Peace is a “workathon” to raise funds for DJPC, while volunteering as “Builders” for a non-profit organization that serves the poor in Denver. This Build for Peace… »

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