Global Justice and Peace Awards Night This year we are recognizing the outstanding achievement of ACODET (Association of Communities for Development and the Defense of Land and Natural Resources) is a grassroots coalition of indigenous communities spanning three departments in Guatemala’s rural Ixcán region. For over a decade, ACODET has successfully organized to halt the … Continue reading Global Justice and Peace Awards Night Saturday, November 10th 2018
Dear DJPC Supporters, It’s been a heavy summer with the horrific “Zero Tolerance” policy of the Trump administration. The events of the past few weeks remind us of why our work in educating the public on human rights abuses is so important. Immigrants and refugees now flowing into the U.S. are the victims of government … Continue reading Building bridges has been my experience in the DJPC. The work of dispelling racism and injustice against Latinx and People of Color is very personal.
Throughout the world, open-pit and other high-tech mining technologies are producing chemical waste that contaminates water supplies, degrades the natural environment, and destroys the possibility of farming and fishing for a living. Deforestation and the use of dynamite obliterate old growth forests and the ecosystems they support and ultimately undermine the means of subsistence and … Continue reading Our Statement on the Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining
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!
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
Solidarity with the peoples of Ayotzinapa:a conversation with Ismael Netzahualtl. Solidaridad con el pueblo de Ayotzinapa:conversando con Ismael Netzahualt. Thursday January 21 2016/ Jueves 21 de Enero del 2016 7-8:30 PM @ Highlands United Methodist church community Hall 3131 Osceola Street Free parking in church lot at 32nd & Osceola and on street. Estacionamiento gratuito. … Continue reading Salon Discussion January 2016