Thanks to everyone who attended DJPC’s February Salon cosponsored with AFSC’s Skill Share, led by Gabriela Flora of AFSC/CFIR and Brendan Green of CIRC on immigration issues!
DJPCers: We are teaming up with American Friends Service Committee’s project Coloradans for Immigrant Rights (CFIR) for our monthly Salon, on February 17. Please note it is a new day (Tuesday, not Thursday), a new place (901 W. 14th Avenue) and a new time (5 – 7 PM, not 7 – 9 PM). You won’t … Continue reading DJPC Salon & AFSC/CFIR Skill Share
The focus of this popular education based workshop is globalization, migration, and the economic implications of these factors. Come and learn how people are affected by neoliberal economic policies and how we can respond. This workshop is filled with hands-on activities and sports a companion zine with resources and more. Jordan Garcia is the Immigrant … Continue reading September Salon: What does Globalization have to do with Migration?
photo courtesy www.AbusedThePostvilleRaid.com On May 12, 2008, 389 undocumented workers were arrested and placed in handcuffs and chains by 900 heavily armed ICE agents at Agriprocessors, Inc., the largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat-packing plant in the country. In just 4 days, nearly 300 of these workers were fast-tracked through the US legal system, convicted of … Continue reading July Salon/DJPC’s Summer Film Series featuring “abUSed: The Postville Raid”
DJPC & CFIR TO CO-SPONSOR FEBRUARY VIGIL AT GEO DETENTION CENTER “LOVE KNOWS NO BORDERS, NO WALLS” MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011 at 6:00 PM DJPC is collaborating with the American Friends Service Committee’s Coloradans for Immigrant Rights (CFIR) to sponsor the February 7 Vigil at the Geo Detention Center in Aurora. Dress for the weather … Continue reading GEO DETENTION CENTER VIGIL: “Love Knows No Borders, No Walls”
DJPC’s 2011 Salon Discussion Series invites you to join us Thursday, January 20th from 7:00PM-9:00PM at Highlands United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 3131 Osceola Strreet, Denver, to discuss “How immigration detention centers embody the brokenness of our immigration system.” Jennifer Piper of the American Friends Service Committee will share her perspectives and facts on the … Continue reading January Salon- Immigration Detention: When U.S. Foreign Policy Drives People from Their Homes and U.S. Enforcement Policies Drive Them Back
We viewed the film, Crossing Arizona, which contains perspectives from humanitarian agencies such as Humane Borders, ranchers, Minutemen, farmers dependent on immigrant workers, Mexican citizens wishing to cross, and border patrol agents. In addition to covering a broad range of perspectives to the Arizona immigration issue, the film also covers the history of border policy … Continue reading July Salon on film Crossing Arizona-Highlights
By Tommy Timm When I was in Mexico recently, cab drivers and other service workers would volunteer that they had been in the U.S., often for several years before returning to Mexico. They would say they had picked corn in Iowa, harvested tobacco in North Carolina, picked blueberries in Maryland, done landscaping in California, worked … Continue reading Ending Immigrant Detention
In light of upcoming legislation for comprehensive Immigration Reform, here is DJPC’s official position on Immigration, written by our Advocacy & Nonviolent Activism committee, and approved by DJPC’s Board of Directors: DJPC’s Position on Immigration: DJPC’s work for human rights, economic justice and lasting peace for Latin America affords a unique position from which to … Continue reading DJPC’s Position on Immigration