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Letter of Concern to Newmont Mining Corporation: Chaupe Family

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

September 21, 2016 Newmont Mining Corporation Corporate Headquarters 6363 South Fiddler’s Green Circle Greenwood Village, CO 80111 We have recently learned that Máxima Acuña Chaupe, winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, and her husband Jaime Chaupe, have been severely injured as a result of an attack by personnel at the Yanacocha mine owned by Newmont… »

Tell Newmont: drop your lawsuit against Máxima!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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DJPC sisters and brothers: Yesterday, September 18th,  at around 9.30 a.m. local time, “people hired by mining firm Yanacocha illegally broke into the property and started damaging the lot with various tools,” said Ysidora Chaupe, daughter of Acuña and Jaime Chaupe. Click on the link to read the full article. http://www.yestolifenotomining.org/peru-maxima-acuna-and-partner-attacked-by-mining-firms-guards/ Lea el articulo sobre… »

Thank you for your donations!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Thank you everyone that was able to attend our fundraiser on August 29th at the Kitchen Next Door – Union Station. The Kitchen Restaurant Group’s 50|4U charitable program donate $234.95 to Denver Justice and Peace Committee. Thank you for allowing us to continue to advocate and educate for human rights in Latin America. In Solidarity… »

Resisting the militarization of migration: U.S. & Latin America

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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On Tuesday, September 13th the Denver Justice and Peace Committee  and The Casa Mayan welcomed Arturo J. Viscarra from The School of the America Watch (SOAW). After holding an annual vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, the human rights group SOA Watch is moving its convergence to become bi-national at the U.S./Mexico border… »

Save the date: October 29th 2016. Global Justice & Peace Award

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT – October 29th 2016 DJPC Global Justice & Peace Award 2016: We have the honor to announce that the recipient for this year’s Global Justice & Peace Award is Otros Mundos de Chiapas. Otros Mundos de Chiapas is committed to the search for alternatives to the social, economic, political and environmental crisis… »

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
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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
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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… »

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