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
New Mexico Author, Christine Eber Visits Denver Christine Eber ~ Activist, Anthropologist and Author of “When a Woman Rises” will grace Denver with her presentations and book readings below which are all open to the public. Also, Bill Jungels, documentary filmmaker and producer of Maya Faces in A Smoking Mirror will present at the DJPC … Continue reading New Mexico Author, Christine Eber Visits Denver April 4 -6 2019
On Wednesday, March 20th, the U.S. Court of Appeals revived Maxima Acuña Atalaya and her family’s case against Newmont Mining Company. The family sued Newmont in the United States for abuse at the hands of the company’s security forces. The lower court had dismissed the case, saying it should be heard in Peru. The Appeals … Continue reading Goldman Prize Winner Máxima Acuña Atalaya de Chaupe and her family will continue the case in the United States despite Newmont’s attempts to thwart their pursuit of justice
Thank you Build for Peace volunteers! Thank you sponsors! You helped raise over $2,000 Dear friends On Saturday, August 25th a group of volunteers participated at the annual Build-for-peace at La Casita. To further our commitment to solidarity with working class, immigrant, Latinx, and grassroots movements. We at the Denver Justice & Peace Committee have … Continue reading Thank you Build for Peace volunteers! Thank you sponsors! You helped raise over $2,000
International Peace Day and Open-Pit Mining Please join the DJPC as we take our stand against open-pit mining on Friday, Sept 21 at noon, on the SE corner of Colfax and Lincoln (on the capital grounds). For a clean and healthful environment for all! As declared by the United Nations, the International Day of Peace … Continue reading International Peace Day and Open-Pit Mining – September 21st 2018
Newmont Mining Shareholders Confronted by Protesters Posted by thenationreport Denver residents protest the Newmont Shareholders’ meeting at the Hilton Inverness Hotel on Wednesday. (all photos: The Nation Report) The Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) has years of experience fighting the mining practices of Newmont Mining. So it wasn’t a surprise on Wednesday to see … Continue reading Newmont Mining Shareholders Confronted by Protesters. By thenationreport
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Steve Piper DJPC Minewatch 303 596 8972 email@example.com www.denjustpeace.org Denver, Colorado, April 24th 2018 Throughout the world, open-pit and other high tech mining technologies are producing chemical waste that contaminates water supplies, degrades the natural environment, and destroys the possibility of farming and fishing for a living. Deforestation and the use … Continue reading Press Release: April 25 Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human and Environmental Rights Abuses
We are going to hold a protest outside the hotel where Newmont Mining will be holding its upcoming shareholder meeting. Newmont is being sued in federal court here in the US by Máxima Acuña, for beating her and her family, destroying her crops, and damaging her property. Newmont is also destroying the surrounding environment by … Continue reading Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human & Environmental Rights Abuses.
Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference! Honduras is currently in danger of returning to the era of authoritarian rule that prevailed in the 1980s. In response to a highly suspect presidential election in November, mass protest has erupted throughout much of the country. As the government has moved to crack down … Continue reading Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference!
December 2017 Sisters and Brothers: This was my first full-year as a board member of the Denver Justice & Peace Committee. I wasn’t sure what that would entail or how I might be helpful, but I was honored that Jerry Stookey and Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin encouraged me to join, and I’m so glad I did. It’s … Continue reading This note can only begin to give a glimpse of the solidarity and nonviolent activism that the DJPC took part in during the past year.