This coming weekend a team of Denver Justice & Peace Committee folks will be running for peace. For the third year in a row, we will run/walk the Bellco Colfax 5K which is the kick off of Denver’s Colfax Marathon weekend. Two of our runners, Melissa Nix and Jonathan Johnson will be doing a Half … Continue reading We run for Peace … in the Colfax marathon weekend, will you help us get to the finish line?
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
The CU Denver Social Justice Program Presents: Sanctuary and Solidarity in 2019: A Roundtable on Immigration Advocacy in Denver. Monday, May 6, 4pm Student Commons, room 1401 Food Provided * All Are Welcome Participants: Jeanette Vizguerra and Jennifer Piper, Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition Sarah Jackson, Casa de Paz Rebeca Zúniga, Denver Justice and Peace Committee … Continue reading Sanctuary and Solidarity in 2019: A Roundtable on Immigration Advocacy in Denver. Monday, May 6th at 4pm.
DJPC Forum: Mayan Responses to Top-Down Economic Development in Chiapas, Mexico. Thursday, April 4th, 2019. 6:00-8:00 pm 1420 Ogden Street, Denver, CO, 80218 Thank you to the AFSC for hosting! Free parking on site, please disregard event parking. This event is free and open to the public. Christine Eber and Bill Jungels will share some … Continue reading Maya Responses to Top-Down Economic Development in Chiapas, Mexico.
Join us in a conversation with Brazilian specialists, Marco Cepik, Rafael Ioris and Aaron Schneider who will discuss recent events taking place in Latin America’s largest country. A nation that until recently was seen as an emerging economic powerhouse and democracy; now living one of its worst crisis lead by its authoritarian regime. Wednesday, April … Continue reading DJPC Forum Presents: What is going on in Brazil? Wednesday April 17th at 6pm
By Miranda Kelly When you hear the rallying cry from your protectors, “Si a la vida, no a la mina!” do you also feel alive? Does your gratitude for the relentless encampment of a determined community, mask your grief for the ruin of your sisters? Dearest River, have you heard what could have easily become … Continue reading Dearest River
By Miranda Kelly Near the coast on the water’s edge there lives a Mangrove Man who was raised and rooted with respect for the land. “Look over that way” he points, “That’s where I was born and got up with my brothers each new morning.” He has watched the birds closely and swam in the … Continue reading The Mangrove Man
By Kaelyn DeVries Operating in Guatemala for over a decade, the CICIG has played an integral role in dismantling corruption schemes at the highest level of government and strengthening the capacity of Guatemalan justice sector institutions to take the lead on anti-corruption and impunity measures. However, recent high-profile cases have spurred tensions between the UN-supported body and the Government … Continue reading Update from the Field: CICIG in Guatemala
I wanted to send this message to thank you for your support to the Denver Justice and Peace Committee. Many of you attended our November 10th Awards Night, in which we honored the work of ACODET, the Guatemalan indigenous organization fighting to protect community land from megadam projects. Others accompanied us in our journey to … Continue reading Thank you! Help us continue our solidarity work.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8th, 2018 Media Contact: Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin Tel.: 303-623-1463 / Cell: 720-606-1155 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Guatemalan Environmental, Indigenous, and Social Justice Organization to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee On Saturday, November 10th, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice & Peace Award … Continue reading Guatemalan Environmental, Indigenous, and Social Justice Organization to Receive Human Rights Award from Denver Justice and Peace Committee