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A Brighter Future, Despite The Challenges. Continue Supporting Solidarity!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

June 2017 Dear faithful DJPC members, We’ve now survived the first four months of a nightmare: the Trump presidency. We’ve endured attacks on our education system, our healthcare, our immigrant communities. Perhaps a silver lining to the Trump presidency is the movement of a young, previously disillusioned and disaffected left. Formerly dormant activists are also… »

Thank you for your support, we raised $2,730 by running for peace!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Natasha and Rebeca

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 $2,730!!! . Our target was $3,000, there might be a few checks in the mail… »

We are in search for a Bookkeeper

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Bookkeeper search : This is a Volunteer position The Denver Justice and Peace is a grassroots organization dedicated to promoting human rights, economic and environmental justice, towards lasting peace in Latin America through education and nonviolent activism. POSITION SUMMARY DJPC is seeking for a volunteer bookkeeper to be based in Denver, Colorado. This is volunteer… »

13 Colors of Resistance Tour in Denver. Saturday, May 20th 2017 at 4:30pm

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
13 Colors Honduran Resistancelowres

Join KGNU, DJPC and Cafe Cultura for the Colorado leg of the national tour of two Honduran activists honoring the life of Berta Cáceres. Afro-indigenous autonomous feminist, poet and writer Melissa Cardoza and Karla Lara, an internationally recognized feminist who voices resistance through song and writing, will perform stories from Cardoza’s book *13 Colors of… »

Máxima Acuña and her family acquitted. Supreme court rules against Yanacocha owned by Colorado based Newmont Mining.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
MáximaChaupe

Great news today from Peru! The Supreme Court has acquitted Máxima Acuña, an indigenous woman and recent recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize, for usurping land from Newmont Mining near Celendín, Peru. The struggle has been many years in the making. While Newmont and its partner in Peru, joint owners of Yanacocha, have held that… »

Call for Nominations Global Peace & Justice Award. Due date 5/15/2017

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

This award is given at the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Awards Night. The Global Justice and Peace Award recipient should be an individual or organization doing exemplary work, in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Nominations should include a description of why the individual or group should be considered, and how their work… »

Forum: Youth Perspectives of Border Militarization. A Report Back from SOA Watch Convergence

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
DJPC Forum April 2017

After 26 years of history at the gates of Ft. Benning, SOA Watch held its’ first Convergence in  Arizona, in order to respond to the present-day call to solidarity with Latin America.  SOA Watch aims to call attention to the militarization of the border and Latin America, at the same time that it demands for… »

2017 Spring Pot-Luck – Fiesta de traje

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Spring Pot-Luck: Friday, April 21st at 6pm. Fellowship Hall; HUMC: 3131 Osceola Street. 80212 In the spirit of celebration and welcome spring we are having our Spring Pot-Luck on Friday, April 21st at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Highlands United Methodist Church (3131 Osceola Street. Denver. CO 80212). We will share our latest… »

Call for sustainers. Any amount counts!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Denver, March 1st 2017 Dear DJPC members and financial supporters, To quote Charles Dickens from A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of… »

DJPC Stands in Solidarity with Maxima Acuña. February 2017.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Maxima with Robin and Rebeca LatinoEco Fest 2017

At Denver Justice and Peace Committee we learned earlier this week from Grufides, a human rights organization based in Peru, that Máxima Acuña Chaupe, winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize, and her husband Jaime Chaupe, were again victimized by personnel at the Yanacocha mine owned by Newmont Mining Corporation. Company’s security forces entered their… »

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