Join us September 25, as we March for Citizenship and demand justice for all immigrants! We will gather at Viking Park (Northwest Denver, corner of 29th and Federal) and march to Auraria campus where we will have a rally with speakers and performances. On May 1, 2006, hundreds of thousands of Coloradans marched from Viking … Continue reading March for Citizenship: Sept 25! // ¡Marcha para la ciudadanía: 25 de septiembre!
During DJPC’s planning session in January 2021, we made a commitment to focus on two issues: environmental justice and immigration. Throughout the year, we have emphasized advocacy and education efforts related to these two issues, and we have been busy! One of our efforts is to develop and carry out … Continue reading Honduras Human Rights Bills Campaign
Sister and Brothers, As some of you know, the DJPC has been actively asking our elected officials to support three Honduras human rights bills currently in Congress. We feel strongly that, if passed, these three bills will help to reduce human rights violations, save the lives of Hondurans, and allow their country to move … Continue reading Ask Senators Hickenlooper and Bennet to Co-Sponsor S.388
In recent weeks, the Cuban people have taken to the streets in unprecedented numbers to protest the current political and economic conditions in Cuba. The protestors were met with similar numbers of counter protesters who focused blame on U.S. sanctions against trade with Cuba. Most of the protesters have been younger people, while counter protesters … Continue reading We stand by the right of the Cuban people to self-determination and freedom from U.S. political, economic, and military intervention.
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.