I wanted to send this message to thank you for your support to the Denver Justice and Peace Committee. Many of you attended our November 10th Awards Night, in which we honored the work of ACODET, the Guatemalan indigenous organization fighting to protect community land from megadam projects. Others accompanied us in our journey to … Continue reading Thank you! Help us continue our solidarity work.
How to Stop a Dam with Indigenous Resistance José Gómez from the Association of Communities for Development and the Defense of Land and Natural Resources will speak about their struggle to protect land and water, cultivate indigenous leadership, and build community power in the face of harmful corporate and state-led megadevelopment. Friday, November 9th 12:00 … Continue reading How to Stop a Dam with Indigenous Resistance
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!