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Carrying cement block and mixing mortar by hand in 95 degree heat can be torture. Or, it can be a small offering of hope and solidarity to a family living in a one room wooden shack. Moving block after block, separating rock into piles of sand and gravel, I concentrated on the task at hand … Continue reading DJPC Members Honor Romero Through Habitat Build
(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 (English) A Legacy of Oppression in Haiti
El martes, 12 de enero, a las 4:53 PM, el país caribeño de Haití fue destruído por un terremoto con magnitude de 7.0 al epicentro, solamente 10 millas al oeste del capital, Porte-au-Prince, que tiene mas de 2 millones de habitantes. Son miles de muertos. Son miles de los gravamente heridos. Y son miles que … Continue reading EMERGENCIA EN 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