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July Salon Series – July 18th

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Salon Discussion on Guatemala Today

By DJPC Program Director

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our invited presenter from Guatemala, Pascual Bernabé Velásquez, will not arrive for this Thursday’s Salon Discussion Series.  Consequently, we will have the following program for this month’s Salon.  Our apologies for any inconveniences. DJPC 2012 SALON DISCUSSION SERIES PRESENTS GUATEMALA TODAY: a roundtable discussion We’ll hear from each other about: -… »

DJPC Salon on Tz’utujil Mayans of Guatemala

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC SALON DISCUSSION SERIES PRESENTS LIVING IN A TZ’UTUJIL MAYA COMMUNITY by Tommy Timm Tommy Timm is active with DJPC’s Caminos group and a member of DJPC’s Board. He recently spent 5 months living with the Tz’utujil Maya in Santiago Atítlan, Guatemala. Come to learn about the Mayan people’s history, culture and spiritual practices. Find… »

June 21 Salon presentation: GRANITO

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2012 Salon Discussion Series presents: GRANITO:  How to Nail a Dictator a documentary film by Pamela Yates Guatemala’s genocide in the past comes to light in the present. The quest of many witnesses to bring a malevolent dictator to justice. Thursday, June 21, 2012 Starts on time at 7:00 PM English version, runs 1… »

Honduras: correspondents return with shocking testimonies

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2012 Salon Discussion Series presents Irene Rodriguez of KGNU’s Early Morning Report and Honduras correspondent for Free Speech Radio News and Margie Thompson independent journalist with ESCRIBANA and Associate Professor of international & intercultural communication at Denver University on “HONDURAS: correspondents return with shocking testimonies” Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 PM at… »

Tonight, October 20th Salon: “Reclamation Issues at Guatemala’s Marlin Mine”

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

Join us as Rob Robinson, leader of the GeoTech team that has been monitoring and researching the cracked houses surrounding the Marlin Mine in Guatemala since 2005 and has researched the issues surrounding the reclamation of the mine, shares a general overview of mining issues, a history of transnational corporations repeating itself in Guatemala, the… »

September Salon: What does Globalization have to do with Migration?

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

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… »

July Salon/DJPC’s Summer Film Series featuring “abUSed: The Postville Raid”

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

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… »

June Salon: “Honduras: A Case Study of the Global Shock Doctrine”

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

Margie Thompson and Maria Suarez Toro, of FIRE (Feminist International Radio Endeavour), will talk about what constitutes “the shock” with the repression in Honduras following the coup d’etat in June 2009 and continuing today.  They will discuss the persecution of the popular resistance and social/political movements, and power grabs by conservative political forces and transnational… »

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