DJPC’s 2012 Salon Discussion Series “We celebrate each victory with our Guatemalan brothers and sisters, mourn the losses, and always remind ourselves that the fight will continue.” Tarun Gudz Join CAMINOS’ most recent accompanier, Tarun Gudz, as she tells the compelling story of human rights struggles and victories in Guatemala… Paxia Restaurant 40th Ave. and … Continue reading Salon Discussion Series by Tarun Gudz
DJPC BUILD FOR PEACE WORKATHON Dear friends of Justice and Peace: We are excited to invite you to join the Denver Justice & Peace Committee in our annual Fall Build for Peace fundraiser and community service project. The date is set for Saturday, October 13, from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. We will be working … Continue reading Join the “Build-for-Peace” team!
June 15, 2012 Dear advocates of world justice, There is a taste of harmony, unity and justice in the air……something we have dreamed about, worked to achieve, and, at some level of our being, never believed could be possible. Mystics are expressing it. Psychics are channeling it. Ancient Mayans predicted it. And now, we also … Continue reading Living in a Tz’utujil Maya Community in 2012
It’s time for DJPC’s Fall “Build-for-Peace”! Build-for-Peace is a workathon (like marathon or walkathon). DJPC members who will be working as “Builders” need your pledge of support for their work this Saturday, Oct. 13th. Our “Builders” will be helping Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that builds and repairs homes with low-income families (http://www.habitatmetrodenver.org/). “Builders” … Continue reading Sponsor a “Builder”!
Elena Klaver playing Peruvian music at award’s night
Margie Thompson accepting her award
Jerry and Anna at DJPC Award’s Night 2011
Mirtha Vásquez from GRUFIDES accepting award
Carrying cement block and mixing mortar by hand in 95 degree heat can be torture. Or, it can be a small offering of hope and solidarity to a family living in a one room wooden shack. Moving block after block, separating rock into piles of sand and gravel, I concentrated on the task at hand … Continue reading DJPC Members Honor Romero Through Habitat Build
DJPC’s annual Build for Peace will take place on two Saturdays this year: October 17 and October 31. Build for Peace is a work-a-thon, similar to walk-a-thons and marathons, to raise money for Denver Justice & Peace Committee’s work in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Volunteers sign up to be “builders” on … Continue reading Build for Peace