Letter To President-Elect Biden on Central America Policy – The Americas Program MORE THAN 70 ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR BIDEN TO OVERHAUL U.S. POLICIES TOWARDS CENTRAL AMERICA THAT FORCE PEOPLE TO LEAVE THE REGION AND RESPECT THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS “Citing the “widespread devastation caused by hurricanes Eta and Iota” as well as the COVID-19 … Continue reading Letter To President-Elect Biden on Central America Policy
DJPC condemns the fascist violence in Washington, DC, spurred to action by the xenophobic and racist outgoing president, Donald Trump. He cultivated the mob when he failed to condemn their Charleston violence in 2017; he emboldened the mob by telling them to stand-down and stand-by in 2020; yesterday, he called on his mob to march … Continue reading Statement condemning fascist violence in Washington, DC, on January 6th 2021.
An Interview with Lynn Holland and Rafael Ioris, conducted by Amy Czulada Amy: What is to be expected of US foreign policy to Latin America on a second Trump administration and a Biden one? RI: Sadly, with few exceptions, US foreign policies towards Latin America have … Continue reading Implications of the US Election on Latin America
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16th, 2020. Honduran organization founded by indigenous Lenca feminist leader and environmental defender, Berta Cáceres, to receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee Today, at 6pm, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice & Peace Award 2020 to the Council of Popular … Continue reading Press Release: COPINH to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee
Dear friends: On Saturday, September 19th, 2020. A group of DJPC volunteers donated the equivalent of 40 hours to ReVision in the Westwood neighborhood, harvested tomatoes and did maintenance work. To further our commitment to solidarity with working class, immigrant, Latinx, and grassroots movements. Westwood has one of the largest latinx populations (77%), in Denver, … Continue reading Thank you Build for Peace volunteers and Sponsors! You help us raise $1,950!
f there were one concept to summarize why the Denver Justice and Peace Committee stands with the people of Chile, that word would be solidarity. To us solidarity means that when you hurt, I hurt. When you are scared, I am scared. And, when you need back up, I show up. DJPC has stood in … Continue reading Today: We Stand in Solidarity with the People’s of Chile. Light a candle.
We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South. Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) stands in solidarity with those protesting, resisting, and organizing against racism and its expression in violence against African Americans and all people of color. Eight minutes and … Continue reading We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South.
Greetings, DJPC supporters! We hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy during this time of crisis and disruption. Despite the challenging circumstances we are all living through, the DJPC continues to stand in solidarity with people across the world. Resistance From US Imperialism: We remain vigilant to state violence and authoritarianism … Continue reading For 40 years, the DJPC has been in the fight for justice and peace, and we aren’t backing down now. But, we can’t do it without you.
Standing together with frontline communities to confront Newmont Mining By Ellen Moore – Earthworks.org April 16, 2020 Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, indigenous people across the globe must risk everything to defend their land, water and clean air from harmful mining projects. This Earth Day, we are celebrating one of those fierce … Continue reading Strength in Diversity, Power in Solidarity
In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour! Time to unite to protect the planet! Every year since 2007, people all over the world have turned off their lights for one hour to draw attention to the impact of energy use on the planet. That hour is upon us! Today, Saturday, … Continue reading In honor of the earth that sustains us all, Happy Earth Hour!