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SOAW Press Release: Protest as Scandal-Ridden President of Honduras Meets with Members of U.S. Congress

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Press Release: Protest as Scandal-Ridden President of Honduras Meets with Members of U.S. Congress For immediate release March 21, 2017 Contact: Arturo Viscarra, 617-820-3008 arturo@soaw.org Family members of the slain Honduran environmentalist and Indigenous leader, Berta Caceres, and other activists confront President of Honduras during meeting with Members of U.S. Congress In wake of serious… »

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… »

Boulder International Film Festival: March 2 – 5 2017

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
The Borneao Case

Friday, March 3rd at 12pm, Boulder Theater THE BORNEO CASE Sweden, Feature Documentary, 2016, 78 min Ninety percent of eastern Borneo’s forest has been sold off and destroyed. But where did all that money go? In this  modern-day thriller, a polyglot group of investigators manages to expose Abdul Taib Mahmud, the chief minister of Sarawak,… »

Petition to keep Jeanette her in Colorado with her family

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

To sign the petition go to: https://action.groundswell-mvmt.org/petitions/jeanette-s-family-needs-her To: Director Jeffrey Lynch Jeanette’s Family Needs Her Why is this important? Jeanette Vizguerra, a Colorado community leader and mother, is facing deportation. Jeanette has led the fight against her own deportation since 2009, part of her secret to success is her die hard community. She needs it… »

THE COLORADO IMMIGRANT RIGHTS COALITION CONDEMNS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ACTIONS AGAINST THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Contact: Oscar Juarez-Luna, oscar@coloradoimmigrant.org; 720-203-6836   THE COLORADO IMMIGRANT RIGHTS COALITION CONDEMNS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ACTIONS AGAINST THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY DENVER – Today, President Trump has made two executive orders attacking Colorado’s immigrant communities. The first focused on the construction of his “great wall,” militarizing and increasing border… »

We are strong because of you, your financial support makes all this work possible.

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
School of the Americas Watch founder ROY BOURGEOIS speakst to the public. Hundreds of activists converged in Arizona and Nogales, Sonora (Mexico) to take part in the School of the Americas Watch Border Encuentro. Among other issues, demonstrators denounced U.S. military and economic intervention in the Americas, as well as the militarization of the border and the criminalization of migration.

November 30th 2016 Dear DJPC Supporters, As we near the end of 2016, DJPC is more important than ever. When the US engaged in interventionist support to dictators in 1980s Central America, DJPC was here. When the US pushed neoliberal economic restructuring on 1990s Latin America, DJPC was here. When the US engaged in neo-imperial… »

Mexican Environmental, Indigenous, and Social Justice Organization to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Otros Mundos Chiapas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26th, 2016 Mexican Environmental, Indigenous, and Social Justice Organization to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee On Saturday, October 29st, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice & Peace Award 2016 to Otros Mundos, represented by Claudia Ramos at the Highlands… »

Earth Women Rising: Maxima Acuña. October 14th at 2:00 PM

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
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Dear DJPC brothers and sisters, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe will be in Denver on Friday October 14th at te McNichols Civic Building at 2:00 PM. Join us in Welcoming a great panel of women defenders of the land and the environment…. »

Some Background On TPP by Harriet Mullaney

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Letters to the Editor

These Letters to the Editor are published in the October edition of Greater Park Hill News (Denver).  Please bring these items to the attention of Reps. DeGette, Perlmutterer, and Polis.  Letters to the Editor October 1, 2016 · by newspaper537 · in Uncategorized Some Background On TPP Dave Felice’s September City Matters column about Flobots… »

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