This year we are honoring congressman Jean Wyllys de Matos Santos. Wyllys became a leader of human rights and gay rights struggles in Brazil through an unusual path. He won the Brazilian version of Big Brother, and he turned that victory into a political statement for LGBTQ rights. In Congress, he became a nemesis to … Continue reading Save the Date: October 12th 2019. Annual Global Justice and Peace Awards Night.
Thank you for your pledges to Build-for-peace, our volunteer were able to set up the GrowHaus block party at the same time they learned about food distribution through a weekly food box program and market; food education for people of all ages and backgrounds around nutrition, gardening, cooking, and other essential skills for building healthy … Continue reading Thank you for donating for Build for Peace. We raised over $1000 to continue our work in solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America and the United States.
Todd Miller has traveled from Honduras to the Philippines to Paris to the U.S. Mexico borderlands to connect the dots between the changing climate, displacement, and a world of more and more border enforcement. He will share stories from those journeys, discuss how those dynamics are shaping life in the 21st century, and explore alternatives. … Continue reading Forum on September 25th: “Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security”
Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award: Due date for nominations: June 3rd 2019 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 … Continue reading Call for Nominations Global Justice & Peace Award: Due date for nominations: June 3rd 2019
Join us in a conversation with Brazilian specialists, Marco Cepik, Rafael Ioris and Aaron Schneider who will discuss recent events taking place in Latin America’s largest country. A nation that until recently was seen as an emerging economic powerhouse and democracy; now living one of its worst crisis lead by its authoritarian regime. Wednesday, April … Continue reading DJPC Forum Presents: What is going on in Brazil? Wednesday April 17th at 6pm
DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped! Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 Highlands United Methodist Church. 3131 Osceola Street. Denver. CO 80212 In March 2016, Peter Kornbluh accompanied President Barack Obama on his history-making trip to Havana–a major step forward in a historic effort to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. Washington and Havana … Continue reading DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped!
A few days after being elected president of the National Assembly in Venezuela, Juan Guaidó urged the military to revolt against President Nicolas Maduro and called for a mass demonstration against the government. On January 23, Guaidó declared himself president and received the immediate endorsement of the Trump Administration. President Trump has since stated that all options for resolving the … Continue reading DJPC calls for an end to aggressive US intervention in Venezuela including an end to economic sanctions.
DJPC presents: January 2019 Forum: The Long Honduran Night with Dana Frank. Thursday, January 31st, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm 1420 N Ogden St #201, Denver, CO 80218 (Thank you to the American Friends Service Committee for hosting) This powerful narrative recounts the dramatic years in Honduras following the June 2009 military coup that deposed … Continue reading DJPC Forum: The Long Honduran Night with Dana Frank. January 31st at 6:00 pm.
Join us; we want your insights in setting goals for the coming year and improving the organization. Help us plan a year of forums, events, and activism. Your input is always important to our work. You make DJPC happen! If you are unable to be with us all day, please consider attending the morning session. … Continue reading 2019 Planning Meeting: Saturday, January 12th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm