The Denver Justice and Peace Committee wishes you a happy holiday and a life filled with much justice and peace. Above is the ancient Inca symbol “Chakana” for the Tree of Life.
DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series Presents: Appropriate Technology and Sustainable Development With the following organizations in attendance: El Porvenir assists people in rural communities in Nicaragua to improve their standard of living through sustainable development in clean water, sanitation, and health education. To date, EP has assisted rural communities with 705 projects that now supply 105,000 … Continue reading September Salon Series
This year, the 2010 Annual Awards Night will be held on October 23rd at 7pm at First Mennonite Church here in Denver. The 2010 Global Justice and Peace Award will go to GRUFIDES, El Grupo de Formación e Intervención para el Desarrollo Sostenible, a grassroots organization based in Cajamarca, Peru that promotes sustainable development through … Continue reading Save the Date for 2010 Annual Awards Night!
Download the Summer Potluck Flier : DJPC Summer Potluck Flier FRIDAY JULY 30, 2010 6:30 P.M.— 8:30 P.M. DJPC’s Office located in the Denver Inner City Parish 1212 Mariposa St. Denver, CO 80204 Free parking available on streets and in building lots. Beverages and utensils provided. Bring a dish (with serving utensils) to share. R.S.V.P. TODAY!!! 303-623-1463
Irene Rodriguez, a journalist, showed a clip from the film “On the Line” that gave some background information on the SOA (School of the Americas) which included mentioning that hundreds of people have died at the hands of soldiers who were trained there. The demonstration at Fort Benning in November 2009 marked the 20th year … Continue reading March Salon on SOA demonstrations: Highlights
(The following was published in the Denver Post, online edition, January 24, 2010) By now, most are aware of the terrible toll the recent earthquake has had in Haiti. Not only has it caused tens of thousands of deaths, it has also destroyed hospitals, schools, and government buildings, obliterating the country’s few health care and … Continue reading A Legacy of Oppression in Haiti
One of the longest running, largest non-violent movements in the US is the one to close the School of the Americas/WHINSEC, a U.S. Army school that trains Latin American soldiers. Five members of DJPC attended the annual demonstration and vigil at Ft. Benning, GA on November 20-22, the twentieth anniversary of the SOA-led assassination of 6 … Continue reading DJPC members demonstrate to close the SOA