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July 16th Salon Documentary: Canción de Barrio

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2015 Summer Salon Film Series Documentary screening and discussion of: CANCION DE BARRIO (with English subtitles) is a musical documentary directed by Alejandro Ramirez Anderson, presenting the experience of the first two years of the “Never Ending Tour”, which, since 2010, the singer/composer Silvio Rodriguez has performed in Havana’s poor neighborhoods and throughout Cuba…. »

June 18th Salon documentary: Split Estate

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2015 Summer Salon Series Documentary screening and discussion of: SPLIT ESTATE is a compelling Emmy Award winning documentary that shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels.  See the conflicts and human consequences typical of the extraction industry whether… »

DJPC Salon & AFSC/CFIR Skill Share

By DJPC Program Director

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… »

October 16th Salon: PERU IN PERIL

By DJPC Program Director

October Salon Discussion Series 2014. Peru in Peril by the Peru Delegation (Jane Covode, Lynn Holland, Steve Piper, Kathryn Rodriguez, and Jerry Stookey ) The Peru delegation went to Cajamarca in July 2014 to witness firsthand the human rights abuses surrounding Newmont’s proposed Conga Mine.   The Chaupe Family of Celendin, Peru Thursday, October. 16,… »

Documentary Salon: “Thirst”

By DJPC Program Director

  DJPC’s 2014 Summer Salon Series presents the documentary film: THIRST directed by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman.   62 minutes THIRST takes a piercing look at the global corporate drive to control and profit from our water…from bottles to tap. Don’t take water for granted!  it is a dwindling natural resource:  the Blue Gold of… »

Documentary Salon: “Gold Fever”

By DJPC Program Director

  DJPC’s 2014 Summer Salon Series Documentary screening of: GOLD FEVER witnesses the arrival of Goldcorp Inc to a remote Guatemalan village. 500 years after the conquistadors invaded, and still reeling from decades of US-backed repression, the Mayans of San Miguel Ixtahuacán find themselves on the front lines of an increasingly globalized world. Thursday, June… »

September 19th Salon on Newmont Mining

By DJPC Program Director

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DJPC Salon on Peru, January 17th

By DJPC Program Director

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Salon Discussion Series by Tarun Gudz

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2012 Salon Discussion Series “We celebrate each victory with our Guatemalan brothers and sisters,   mourn the losses, and always remind ourselves that the fight will continue.” Tarun Gudz Join CAMINOS’ most recent accompanier, Tarun Gudz, as she tells the compelling story of human rights struggles and victories in Guatemala… Paxia Restaurant 40th Ave. and… »

Salon Discussion Series on Mining & Indigenous Rights

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC 2012 SALON DISCUSSION SERIES PRESENTS MINING & INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IN HUEHUETENANGO, GUATEMALA by Pascual Bernabé Velásquez Pascual Bernabé Velásquez, a Q’anjob’al Mayan, is a city council member of San Juan Ixcoy and a representative of the Departmental Assembly of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. This Assembly has sought to make Huehuetenango a “Mining-Free Territory” and now struggles… »

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