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.
Due to sever winter weather and road conditions the Forum: What is going on in Brazil? Schedule for tomorrow Wednesday, March 13th has been postponed. New date will be announced briefly. Please all be safe. Debido a las condiciones climáticas pronosticadas para mañana nuestro Foro: ¿Qué está pasando en Brazil? programado para el miércoles 13 … Continue reading Postponed. New date will be announced shortly. DJPC Forum Presents: What is going on in Brazil? Wednesday March 13th 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: email@example.com 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
Three opportunities to meet José Gómez, Maya Mam activist and coordinator of Association of Communities for Development and the Defense of Land and Natural Resources (ACODET) in Guatemala, who is visiting Denver and Boulder to receive our Global Justice & Peace Award 2018. José will will discuss the importance of indigenous organizing, grassroots exchange, and … Continue reading Three opportunities to learn how to stop a dam with indigenous resistance.
By Lynn Holland, Board Member When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. – Presidential candidate Donald Trump, 2015 When Donald Trump announced his campaign for president in 2015, he referred to Mexican immigrants as “rapists” and “bringing crime,” and promised he would build a … Continue reading In the Era of Trump, We Need the Human Rights Movement More Than Ever