Our annual Awards Night, held in late autumn, honors an internationally known guest who speaks on Latin American human rights issues. This celebration honors individuals and groups for their outstanding work in promoting justice and peace as well as a commitment to the mission of DJPC through the distribution of our Global Justice and Peace Award and our “John Proctor” Award, which goes to an outstanding DJPC volunteer.

ANNUAL WARDS NIGHT – November 21st 2015

DJPC Global Justice & Peace Award 2015:

Keynote Speaker & Recipient
Aviva Chomsky

Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies at Salem State University, Massachusetts.
Author and Activist on many Latin American issues, including mining and immigration.

2015 “John Proctor” Member of the Year Award: Lynn Holland

Lynn with delegation to Honduras

  • When: Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 6:30 – 9:30 pm (Program will start at 7:00 PM)
  • Where: DJPC Office at Highlands United Methodist Church, 3131 Osceola Street, Denver, CO 80212. Free parking is available in the church parking lot on the east side or on the street.
  • Cost: $20.00 General Admission; $15.00 Students (with ID) and Seniors For Tickets: Call 303-623-1463 or email
  • Can’t come in person, join us virtually, click on the  link. Just type in your name, NO password is required.,justicepeace


In 2013 Global Justice and Peace Award went to Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala – NISGUA,  links people in the U.S. and Guatemala in the grassroots global struggle for justice, human dignity, and respect for the Earth. Formed at the height of Guatemala’s war in 1981, NISGUA’s network today is comprised of thousands of people across the U.S. who demand justice for genocidal crimes of the past, push to change current U.S. policies, challenge corporate-led development in Guatemala, and advocate for grassroots alternatives.  

 2012 Awards Night Video 
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