“Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.” On March 3rd, 2020, John Lindsay-Poland did a presentation in Denver as part of the American Friends Service Committee – Colorado Spotlight On! program. If you missed it you are now able to watch the session here. The crisis in migration is … Continue reading Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.
Statement by the DJPC on the Covid-19 Pandemic March 2020 To our DJPC supporters, this is an especially challenging time and our thoughts are with all of you as we shelter in our homes to limit the effects of Covid-19. We ask everyone to keep our health workers and all essential personnel in their thoughts … Continue reading Statement by the DJPC on the Covid-19 Pandemic. March 2020.
Corona Reflections By Ruby Tedeschi I am writing this from my childhood room in my parents’ house in Colorado and reflecting on the tremendous ways in which this global pandemic is impacting people worldwide. If you live a life of privilege like I do, maybe the impact is that your life trajectory has changed slightly, … Continue reading Corona Reflections. By Ruby Tedeschi
We Stand with Máxima! On Friday, March 6, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee attended the Boulder International Film Festival (BIF) to co-sponsor the showing of the film Máxima. This was one of BIF’s “call to action” films, which give the audience a chance to engage in dialogue after the showing. DJPC director Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin … Continue reading We stand with Máxima!
Please join us for “El Derecho de Vivir ” benefit concert held on February 23rd at Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm This benefit concert is to help and provide aid to Chilean citizens harmed during the protests for equal rights and a dignified life. Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/el-derecho-de-vivir-benefit-co… Chile’s … Continue reading El Derecho de Vivir. Benefit Concert for the People of Chile.
Join the movement celebrating the legacy of nonviolent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King Jr. DJPC folks will meet on the corner of E 16th and City Park Esplanade across the street from Denver East High School. We will meet at 10:30 AM. The Marade is planned to start 10:45. We’ll be going down Esplanade … Continue reading MARADE: MLK March and Parade Monday, January 20th 2020 at 10:30 am
December 2019 Dear Friends, This year DJPC celebrated 40 years of resistance! As the newest board member I was drawn to serve in this role due to DJPC’s mission of creating solidarity through education, direct action, travel delegations, and community building. I continue learning and feeling inspired by the community that makes DJPC a reality. … Continue reading A message for Natasha Kerr our newest board member: Wishing you and your loved ones a happy New Year!
Join the DJPC Holiday Pot-Luck Friday, December 6th at 6pm at 1630 Adams Street, Denver, CO 80206. Share with an amazing group of activists and volunteers. We will be sharing our stories of a year of actions, fundraising efforts, informative forums. We will also be exchanging ideas of how we continue to build solidarity with … Continue reading Holiday Pot-Luck Friday, December 6th at 6pm at 1630 Adams Street, Denver.
Dear Friends, In an article published last week with ABC-affiliated WTVM, WHINSEC’s new Commandant, Colonel John Suggs, said “change occured” when the SOA became WHINSEC in 2001. He went on to say that “the guys who graduate here are going to go on to be the heads of their militaries,” and that “the relationships they … Continue reading Memoria y Resistencia: Close the School of the Americas.
Climate Justice and Youth Engagement By: Elly Frye, Regis University, Class of 2019 Many people acknowledge that the fight against corporate neoliberalism is a long one, and will likely span generations (Gordon & Webber, 2008). Likewise, more and more youth in Latin America are working in gold mines and other areas hazardous to the natural … Continue reading Climate Justice and Youth Engagement