Urgent Actions

Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference! Honduras is currently in danger of returning to the era of authoritarian rule that prevailed in the 1980s. In response to a highly suspect presidential election in November, mass protest has erupted throughout much of the country. As the government has moved to crack down… »

Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

On Saturday, July 22, Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining, citizens around the world took action to raise awareness of the devastating social and environmental impacts posed by open pit mining. In Denver, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) together with 350 Colorado, Climate Courage Education and Organization and Food and Water Watch… »

Petition to keep Jeanette her in Colorado with her family

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

To sign the petition go to: https://action.groundswell-mvmt.org/petitions/jeanette-s-family-needs-her To: Director Jeffrey Lynch Jeanette’s Family Needs Her Why is this important? Jeanette Vizguerra, a Colorado community leader and mother, is facing deportation. Jeanette has led the fight against her own deportation since 2009, part of her secret to success is her die hard community. She needs it… »

Stop Pruitt: Keep Climate Deniers Out of the EPA!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin
Food and Water Watch

Monday, January 23rd at Noon: Join us as we rally outside Senator Bennet’s office. 1127 Sherman Street. Denver. Colorado. Trump has selected Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the EPA. His nomination, if approved by the Senate, will prove to be a disaster for the health of our environment, and the future of our… »

Tell Newmont: drop your lawsuit against Máxima!

By Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin

DJPC sisters and brothers: Yesterday, September 18th,  at around 9.30 a.m. local time, “people hired by mining firm Yanacocha illegally broke into the property and started damaging the lot with various tools,” said Ysidora Chaupe, daughter of Acuña and Jaime Chaupe. Click on the link to read the full article. http://www.yestolifenotomining.org/peru-maxima-acuna-and-partner-attacked-by-mining-firms-guards/ Lea el articulo sobre… »


By DJPC Program Director

Global Day Against Mega-Mining Join DJPC in defending planet Earth from irresponsible mining! In front of the State Capitol in Denver on Broadway, between 14th & Colfax Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12 noon – 1:00 PM Suggestions for you signs: Conga No Va Hold Newmont Accountable for Mining Violations No More Mega-Mining Water, Yes.  Gold,… »

“Hold Newmont Accountable” action

By DJPC Program Director
DJPC Solidarity Day with Máxima

DJPC MONTHLY ACTION TO HOLD NEWMONT ACCOUNTABLE for environmental and human rights abuses in Cajamarca, Peru What: “Bannering” and leafletting Where: Federal & Speer Blvds., Denver When:  Monday, June 22, 2015,  7:00 – 8:30 AM Denver Justice & Peace Committee P.O.Box 12403 Denver, Colorado USA 80212 www.denjustpeace.org Tel. 303-623-1463 djpc@denjustpeace.org Facebook – Twitter –… »

Say NO to TPP!

By DJPC Program Director

  ACTION ALERT FROM DJPC’S ADVOCACY COMMITTEE! Getting down to the wire! Say “NO” to Fast Track for the TPP~NOW! A bill to revive Fast Track — the legislation to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) through Congress — could be introduced very soon. At the moment, Senator Ron Wyden has the ability to decide the… »

Last Call for Nominations for 2015 Award!

By DJPC Program Director

   DJPC’s GLOBAL JUSTICE & PEACE AWARD 2015 DJPC’s Board of Directors is calling for nominations for DJPC’s Global Justice & Peace Award 2015, given at Awards Night to be held this Fall.   Criteria for Award recipient:      – an individual or organization doing exemplary work in solidarity with the people of Latin America;… »


By DJPC Program Director

  All invited to DJPC’s action on the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH MAXIMA AND THE CHAUPE FAMILY! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015   1:30 – 3:00 PM AT NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION 6363 SOUTH FIDDLERS GREEN CIRCLE, #800 GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLORADO 80111 (map)     http://www.yestolifenotomining.org/maxima_acuna_urgent/ Stop the harassment of the Chaupe family  by Newmont security… »

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