On June 14, our Bord Chair, Lynn Holland, published a Letter to the Editor in Denver University paper Clarion. LTTE: A Call to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras As many are aware, Hondurans continue to arrive at the U.S. border to seek shelter much as they did during the Trump administration. Their desperate stories are … Continue reading A Call to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras. By Lynn Holland.
On her recent visit to Guatemala, Vice President Kamala Harris sent a message to those who are thinking about migrating to the US: “Do not come,” she said firmly. What the vice president and Biden administration do not acknowledge is that for many in the Northern Triangle Countries (NTC) – Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador … Continue reading Statement on Vice President Kamala Harris Visit to Guatemala
Five years after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, an indigenous Honduran environmental and human rights activist, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights Act (H.R. 1574) was reintroduced into the US House of Representatives. Three out of the eight people who were arrested for her assassination in March 2016 were US-trained forces; two were trained at the infamous … Continue reading Phone Zap on Honduras Human Rights Bills. Wednesday, May 12 at noon.
Vea abajo en Español You are invited to a teach-in on legislative activism. Thursday, May 6th at 6:00pm. Professor Dana Frank will share with us the history behind three bills on Honduras and how to advocate for them. You will also hear from Hondurans living in Colorado in the Lucha para Honduras Libre organization. This … Continue reading Human Rights and Anti Corruption Bills in Honduras Teach-In. May 6th at 6:00 pm.
Join us for our next forum: Asylum-Seekers and Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border. A conversation with Kathy Bougher. This will be a conversation based on Kathy’s recent visit to the border. She will address “metering” the Migrant Protection Protocol – MPP (“Remain in Mexico”) and Title 42. Thursday, April 15th at 6 pm MST. You … Continue reading Forum: Asylum-Seekers and Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border. A conversation with Kathy Bougher. April 15th, 2021 at 6:00 pm.
The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important ecosystems in the world. Housing Earth’s greatest biodiversity and home to hundreds of traditional indigenous peoples, the Amazon faces an unprecedented level of threats, particularly from neoliberal policies being pushed by the authoritarian government in Brazil and elsewhere. This conversation will help us make sense of … Continue reading Forum: The Amazon Rainforest – What´s at Stake and What You Can Do. March 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 PM.
Today we join, in a virtual way, the movement that celebrates the legacy of nonviolent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King Jr. Go to this links to follow the events that are happening in Denver, Colorado. http://www.drmartinlkingjrchc.org/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTEhY5OPw_xjgnKEHC7gsBQ The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice Massachusetts invites us to join a day-long, virtual gathering that … Continue reading January 18th, 2021 we continue to celebrate the legacy of of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join the virtual commemorations.
DJPC condemns the fascist violence in Washington, DC, spurred to action by the xenophobic and racist outgoing president, Donald Trump. He cultivated the mob when he failed to condemn their Charleston violence in 2017; he emboldened the mob by telling them to stand-down and stand-by in 2020; yesterday, he called on his mob to march … Continue reading Statement condemning fascist violence in Washington, DC, on January 6th 2021.
An Interview with Lynn Holland and Rafael Ioris, conducted by Amy Czulada Amy: What is to be expected of US foreign policy to Latin America on a second Trump administration and a Biden one? RI: Sadly, with few exceptions, US foreign policies towards Latin America have … Continue reading Implications of the US Election on Latin America
Español abajo Come celebrate with DJPC at our annual Awards Night! We will be honoring the work of COPINH and hosting our silent auction. During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to the Consejo Cíivico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH an Honduran organization founded by … Continue reading You are invited to our Annual Awards Night: October 16th @ 6:00 pm