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Documentary Salon: “Chasing Ice”

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2013 Summer Salon Series Documentary screening and discussion of: CHASING ICE is the intense story by environmental photographer, James Balog, documenting for National Geographic the world’s changing glaciers. over a multi-year recording period. Thursday, July 17th 2014 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Highlands United Methodist Church 3131 Osceola Street Northwest Denver free parking in… »

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… »

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… »

May Salon This Thursday: “Guatemala Accompaniment Project: Stories from the Field”

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

Ashley Williamson and Jason Boccaccio are returned accompaniers who will be sharing stories from their time with NISGUA’s Guatemalan Accompaniment Project (GAP). GAP accompanies communities to deter human rights violations. Ashley and Jason will share their own personal stories from Guatemala and answer any questions about GAP and current human rights issues in Guatemala. Thursday,… »

January Salon- Immigration Detention: When U.S. Foreign Policy Drives People from Their Homes and U.S. Enforcement Policies Drive Them Back

By Kim Bell

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… »

November Salon- Mining

By Kim Bell

Join us Thursday, November 18th (7:00-9:00 PM) to watch a PBS frontline clip called Peru: The Curse of Inca Gold. The film clip will be followed by a discussion with Roberto Forns-Broggi on Latin American mining issues. Location: DJPC’s new office- Highlands United Methodist Church 3131 Osceola St. Denver, CO 80212 Free parking in lot… »

August Salon- CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil

By Kim Bell

DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to the August Film Series event, CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil. Join us Thursday August 19th at 7:00PM as we view this documentary that focuses on the lawsuit filed against Chevron on behalf of 30,000 indigenous Ecuadorians living in the Amazon. The speaker will be Michelle Doherty…. »

May Salon on Fair Trade: Highlights

By Kim Bell

Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, facilitated the evening’s discussion and engaged our participation through the popular education format. We started the evening by participating in a “Silent Thought Museum” where we walked around the room, viewing different visuals, and writing down our comments/reactions and  reflections to them…. »

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