Summer 2020 Newsletter

Click on the link to read our latest Newsletter Summer 2020 in a PDF format featuring: Covid-19 in Latin America: New Challenges in the World’s Most Unequal Region. By Rafael R. Ioris. Board of Directors Member. FreeThem All. By Alice Garcia. DJPC Summer Intern. Take Action: Garifuna Land Defenders Forcibly Disappeared. By Brigitte Gynther from … Continue reading Summer 2020 Newsletter

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Covid-19 in Latin America: New Challenges in the World’s Most Unequal Region

  By Rafael R. Ioris Finally confirming what many scientists had been saying for the last 20 or so years, a new global pandemic has brought the entire world to a halt in the last five months. The rapid spreading of a new form of coronavirus, called Covid-19, stalled global commercial chains among countries and forced … Continue reading Covid-19 in Latin America: New Challenges in the World’s Most Unequal Region

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Organizations deliver petition with 2000+ signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs)

Migrants’ rights organizations deliver petition with 2000+ signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs) Learn more and Take Action Leer en español Today, a broad coalition of Central and North American organizations delivered a petition to the U.S. Congress with more than 2000 signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs). The agreements, also known as … Continue reading Organizations deliver petition with 2000+ signatures against the Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs)

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Call for Nominations for the Global Justice and Peace Award 2020. Due June 20th.

Call for Nominations: 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 their work is aligned with DJPC’s mission. Send your nominations to: djpc@denjustpeace.org by … Continue reading Call for Nominations for the Global Justice and Peace Award 2020. Due June 20th.

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Gun violence prevention and migrant justice in Mexico and Colorado. How we work together.

“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.

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Statement by the DJPC on the Covid-19 Pandemic. March 2020.

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.

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Corona Reflections. By Ruby Tedeschi

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

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We stand with Máxima!

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!

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El Derecho de Vivir. Benefit Concert for the People of Chile.

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.

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