Para leer esta invitación en español siga abajo. Dear community, We are honored to invite you to our 43rd Annual Awards Night Celebration. On Thursday, November 10, from 6-8pm, we will have the honor to hear directly from representatives of the Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH) a leading voice in Honduras for the self-determination and … Continue reading You are invited to DJPC 43rd Annual Awards Night on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 6 pm.
Más de 65 grupos, con sede en EE.UU., emiten un comunicado conjunto expresando “profunda preocupación” por el Estado de Excepción del gobierno de Bukele Más de 12.000 personas han sido detenidas en El Salvador desde que el gobierno de Bukele declaró el Estado de Excepción el 27 de marzo. En nombre de la represión a … Continue reading Organizaciones en EE.UU. alertan sobre violaciones a derechos humanos en El Salvador y potencial aumento en la migración, resultantes del régimen de excepción
U.S.-based groups release joint statement expressing “profound concern” about the Bukele administration’s State of Exception Over 12,000 people have been arrested in El Salvador since the Bukele administration declared a State of Exception on March 27th. In the name of cracking down on gangs following a wave of deadly violence, the State of Exception … Continue reading Widespread Arbitrary Arrests and Violations of Due Process In El Salvador Raise Concerns About Human Rights and Ongoing U.S. Security Cooperation
For years community members have raised concerns about how our personal information falls into the hands of Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) — including when sanctuary policies are present. It has been confirmed that ICE uses technology to circumvent policies meant to limit their cooperation with local law enforcement. By contracting with data brokers, the … Continue reading Sabotaging Sanctuary: How Data Brokers Give ICE Backdoor Access to Colorado’s Data and Jails
DJPC invites you to join us in a conversation with Jim Freeman on What is Strategic Racism? / ¿Qué es el Racismo Estratégico? Thursday, April 14th at 5:00 p.m. (MST)/ Jueves, 14 de abril a las 5:00 pm Register today here! ¡Registrese hoy aquí! Jim Freeman, directs the Social Movement Support Lab, which provides multidisciplinary … Continue reading DJPC Forum: What is Strategic Racism? Thursday, April 14th at 5:00 pm.
Photo caption: As long as we have capitalism, this planet will not be saved because it is contrary to life, to ecology, to human beings and to women. International Women’s Day commemorates the social, political and economic achievements of women. International Women’s Day was first celebrated in March 1911 in Europe, and has since been … Continue reading On International Women’s Day we honor all whom have lead the way.
March 2, 2016 – Lenca Indigenous environmental defender Berta Cáceres was assassinated for standing in the way of a hydroelectric dam project. Six years later, those who defend land, air, and water are still repressed with state-sanctioned murders, disappearances, and illegal detention of activist leaders. Due to the work of activists on the ground in … Continue reading Honduras Solidarity Webinar Series (March 15 – April 5)
Dear friends, Today marks the sixth anniversary of the assassination of Berta Cáceres for her opposition to a U.S.-backed hydroelectric project in Honduras. Three of those convicted of her murder received military training in the U.S., including at the School of the Americas and West Point. In honor of Berta and her legacy, we invite … Continue reading Webinar: Honduras: Water and Land Defenders and U.S. Policy. Monday, March 7th at 5 pm.
The United States has prepared drug-smuggling charges against recent Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH), and he was quickly arrested and prepared for extradition. The arrest marks a change in U.S. policy, consistent with the Biden administration’s focus on what it calls the root causes of migration. The move comes on the heels of the … Continue reading We call for the U.S. to do more than arrest Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Welcome to 2022! Our vision at DJPC is to emphasize people-to-people solidarity between the amazing people of Colorado, the rest of this country, like you, and the amazing people of Latin America. We thank you for your ongoing support and for allowing us to make connections with the movements challenging US imperialism here and there. … Continue reading 2022 New Year’s Message