Congratulations, Rights Action!

The Denver Justice and Peace Committee presents The 2012 Global Justice & Peace Award to RIGHTS ACTION In recognition of your dedication to building a global community based on equality, justice and respect for the environment and all human rights. With all our hearts we thank you, admire you, and support your efforts to create … Continue reading Congratulations, Rights Action!

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End Human Rights Abuse Committed by Newmont Mining Corp.

We, the undersigned citizens of Colorado, respectfully petition Newmont Mining Corporation, to review its contract with the private security agency known as FORZA at the Yanacocha mine in Cajamarca, Peru; and in light of this review, taking into account the mounting protest by the Peruvian people and the international community against FORZA’s abuse of human … Continue reading End Human Rights Abuse Committed by Newmont Mining Corp.

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June Salon: “Honduras: A Case Study of the Global Shock Doctrine”

Margie Thompson and Maria Suarez Toro, of FIRE (Feminist International Radio Endeavour), will talk about what constitutes “the shock” with the repression in Honduras following the coup d’etat in June 2009 and continuing today.  They will discuss the persecution of the popular resistance and social/political movements, and power grabs by conservative political forces and transnational … Continue reading June Salon: “Honduras: A Case Study of the Global Shock Doctrine”

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DJPC Build For Peace This Saturday!

It’s time for the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Biannual Build for Peace! Build for Peace is a work-a-thon (like a walk-a-thon or a marathon!).  DJPC members who will be working as “builders” need your pledge of support for  their work on October 15th.   This year our “builders” will be painting and restoring a home … Continue reading DJPC Build For Peace This Saturday!

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DJPC Holiday Potluck

On  Friday, December 17th, DJPC held it’s quarterly potluck social–this time a Holiday Party!  The food and decorations were great!  But the company and sing-a-long were the best!  For those who missed the fun,  here are the lyrics of two songs we sang to keep us in the Holiday Solidarity spirit: LET US GO  (to … Continue reading DJPC Holiday Potluck

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May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

The 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to join us for a presentation that explores ways to develop just trade policies and fair trade opportunities as the means to counter the effects of globalization and neoliberal economic policies. Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, will facilitate the evening’s … Continue reading May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

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