Dear community, We are honored to invite you to our 44th Annual Awards Night Celebration. On Thursday, November 9th, from 6-8pm, we will honor the Departmental Assembly of the Peoples of Huehuetenango – ADH with the Global Justice and Peace Award. The celebration will take place at Project Worthmore 1666 Elmira Street, Aurora CO 80010. … Continue reading 2023 Global Justice and Peace Awards Night honoring Departmental Assembly of the Peoples of Huehuetenango – ADH in Guatemala & Melissa Nix.
The Denver Justice and Peace Committee board of directors invites you to send nominations for the Global Justice and Peace Award. The recipient should be a person or an organization doing exemplary work, in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Nominations should include: (1) A description of why the individual or group should be … Continue reading Call for Nominations for the 2023 Global Justice and Peace Award
La mesa directiva del Comité de Justicia y Paz de Denver le invita a enviar su nominación para el premio a la Justicia y la Paz Global 2023. Este premio es otorgado a una persona u organización que hace trabajo ejemplar en solidaridad con los pueblos latinoamericanos. Al enviar su nominación debe incluir (1) una … Continue reading Llamado a nominaciones al Premio a la Justicia y la Paz Global 2023
Para leer esta invitación en español siga abajo. Dear community, We are honored to invite you to our 43rd Annual Awards Night Celebration. On Thursday, November 10, from 6-8pm, we will have the honor to hear directly from representatives of the Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH) a leading voice in Honduras for the self-determination and … Continue reading You are invited to DJPC 43rd Annual Awards Night on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 6 pm.
Build for Peace is an excellent opportunity for you to get out into the Denver community, contribute to a meaningful project and help DJPC in the process. It is also a great way to meet other DJPC allies and volunteers! Build for Peace (B4P) is a day of service for a community organization. Every year … Continue reading Call for Volunteers. Build for Peace 2022
March 2, 2016 – Lenca Indigenous environmental defender Berta Cáceres was assassinated for standing in the way of a hydroelectric dam project. Six years later, those who defend land, air, and water are still repressed with state-sanctioned murders, disappearances, and illegal detention of activist leaders. Due to the work of activists on the ground in … Continue reading Honduras Solidarity Webinar Series (March 15 – April 5)
Dear friends, Today marks the sixth anniversary of the assassination of Berta Cáceres for her opposition to a U.S.-backed hydroelectric project in Honduras. Three of those convicted of her murder received military training in the U.S., including at the School of the Americas and West Point. In honor of Berta and her legacy, we invite … Continue reading Webinar: Honduras: Water and Land Defenders and U.S. Policy. Monday, March 7th at 5 pm.
As we welcome another year of transnational organizing, our actions walk in solidarity with popular movements across Latin America. The DJPC team would like you to join us in our next planning meeting that will be held via zoom on Saturday, February 5th starting at 10:00 a.m. You know how important it is for us … Continue reading Planning Meeting 2022: February 5th at 10 a.m.
Welcome to 2022! Our vision at DJPC is to emphasize people-to-people solidarity between the amazing people of Colorado, the rest of this country, like you, and the amazing people of Latin America. We thank you for your ongoing support and for allowing us to make connections with the movements challenging US imperialism here and there. … Continue reading 2022 New Year’s Message
Next Thursday, October 21 at 6:00 p.m, we will celebrate our Virtual Annual Awards Night. During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to Sônia Guajajara. She is known worldwide for her fierce and bold activism and for defending indigenous and environmental rights in the face of pressure from some … Continue reading Join us for Awards Night 2021 on October 21st at 6:00 p.m.