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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MARADE: MLK March and Parade Monday, January 20th 2020 at 10:30 am

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

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A message for Natasha Kerr our newest board member: Wishing you and your loved ones a happy New Year!

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!

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Holiday Pot-Luck Friday, December 6th at 6pm at 1630 Adams Street, Denver.

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.

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Memoria y Resistencia: Close the School of the Americas.

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.

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Climate Justice and Youth Engagement

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

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2019 DJPC Forums. Watch them here!

Part of our work is to educate the public on issues related to human right in Latin America, as part of that effort we hold Forums,informative talks that feature interactive and stimulating discussions among people who are concerned about peace and justice in the world today. Did you miss our Forums in 2019. You can … Continue reading 2019 DJPC Forums. Watch them here!

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Thank you for donating for Build for Peace. We raised over $1000 to continue our work in solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America and the United States.

Thank you for your pledges to Build-for-peace, our volunteer were able to set up the GrowHaus block party at the same time they learned about food distribution through a weekly food box program and market; food education for people of all ages and backgrounds around nutrition, gardening, cooking, and other essential skills for building healthy … Continue reading Thank you for donating for Build for Peace. We raised over $1000 to continue our work in solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America and the United States.

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Forum on September 25th: “Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security”

Todd Miller has traveled from Honduras to the Philippines to Paris to the U.S. Mexico borderlands to connect the dots between the changing climate, displacement, and a world of more and more border enforcement. He will share stories from those journeys, discuss how those dynamics are shaping life in the 21st century, and explore alternatives. … Continue reading Forum on September 25th: “Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security”

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Dine for Peace and Justice: August 13 2019

We are happy to announce our partnership with Fire on the Mountain Denver Restaurant, recognized on the Good Food 100 List, a group of restaurants nationwide who have made broad commitments to sustainability and responsible sourcing. On Tuesday, August 13th Fire on the Mountain will be donating 10% of their sales to the Denver Justice and … Continue reading Dine for Peace and Justice: August 13 2019

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