Colfax Marathon – May 19th and 20th 2018 This coming weekend a team of DJPC folks will be running for peace. For the second year in a row, we will run/walk the BellcoColfax 5K which is the kick off of Denver’s Colfax Marathon weekend. Two of our runners, will be doing a Half Marathon and … Continue reading Spring is here and we run for peace in the Colfax Marathon weekend
We are going to hold a protest outside the hotel where Newmont Mining will be holding its upcoming shareholder meeting. Newmont is being sued in federal court here in the US by Máxima Acuña, for beating her and her family, destroying her crops, and damaging her property. Newmont is also destroying the surrounding environment by … Continue reading Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human & Environmental Rights Abuses.
Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference! Honduras is currently in danger of returning to the era of authoritarian rule that prevailed in the 1980s. In response to a highly suspect presidential election in November, mass protest has erupted throughout much of the country. As the government has moved to crack down … Continue reading Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference!
Join the DJPC Holiday Pot-Luck on Friday, December 15th at 6pm. Come and share your stories of how you made our solidarity work possible this year, our Forums, marching the MLK Parade, running the Colfax 5K, joining the world in the Day of Action Against Open Pit Mines, our annual Build for Peace at La … Continue reading Holiday Pot-Luck – Convivio de fin de año
Join us on November 4th to honor the outstanding achievement of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining, a campesino-led movement in El Salvador. In March 2017, the Roundtable won an historic legislative victory by securing a prohibition against all metals mining in perpetuity. For a land-poor country with vulnerable water sources and a significant rural … Continue reading Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm
The DJPC running team, ran on Saturday May 20th the 5K part of the Colfax Marathon would like to thank you for you all your donations to support DJPC, as of today May 24 we have received a total of $2,475!!! . Our target was $3,000, there might be a few checks in the mail … Continue reading Thank you for your support, we raised $2,475 by running for peace!
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! … Continue reading Spring Pot Luck. Fiesta de traje de Primavera
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 … Continue reading Thank you 2016 builders!
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 … Continue reading Build for Peace 2016. Call for volunteers!
“…we will need to keep building the movement, networking with one another, planning, strategizing, and moving forward. Our children’s futures, and those of their unborn children, are at stake.” ~ Lois Gibbs DJPC is your organization, come plan 2016 and direction of our solidarity work with the peoples of Latin America! Saturday, January 30th, … Continue reading Planning Day: January 30th