You are invited to DJPC 43rd Annual Awards Night on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 6 pm.

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.

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Global Justice and Peace Award 2022: Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH)

The DJPC Board of Directors is honored to announce that the Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña, OFRANEH will be receiving the 2022 Global Justice and Peace Award on November 10th 2022 at 6:00 p.m.in online event. Miriam Miranda, representative of Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras in her acceptance letter said: “We accept with joy and with … Continue reading Global Justice and Peace Award 2022: Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH)

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Call for Volunteers. Build for Peace 2022

Build for Peace is an excellent opportunity for you to get out into the Denver community, contribute to a meaningful project and help DJPC in the process. It is also a great way to meet other DJPC allies and volunteers! Build for Peace (B4P) is a day of service for a community organization. Every year … Continue reading Call for Volunteers. Build for Peace 2022

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Nicaraguan feminists share their experiences and perspectives on the dictatorship in their country

Nicaraguan feminists share their experiences and perspectives on the dictatorship in their country Kathy Bougher, Collaborator with the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of Nicaraguan feminist human rights defenders, some of whom live in their country and others who have had to flee the country … Continue reading Nicaraguan feminists share their experiences and perspectives on the dictatorship in their country

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Widespread Arbitrary Arrests and Violations of Due Process In El Salvador Raise Concerns About Human Rights and Ongoing U.S. Security Cooperation

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

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DJPC Forum: What is Strategic Racism? Thursday, April 14th at 5:00 pm.

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.

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? Two opportunities to support DJPC by dining at Fire on the Mountain the next two weeks. Thank you!

We are back at Fire on the Mountain! We are happy to announce the continuation of our partnership with FOTM, recognized by Denver Westword as “Reader’s Choice for BEST CHICKEN WINGS of 2022” for the 9th year in a row!  Our board member Lynn Holland shares: “Their cauliflower wings are the best”. And don’t miss … Continue reading ? Two opportunities to support DJPC by dining at Fire on the Mountain the next two weeks. Thank you!

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Colorado Immigrants Ask Hard Hitting Questions To Senators About Citizenship, Build Back Better, and Controversial Budget Increases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2022 Seguido en español CONTACT Jennifer Piper, jpiper@afsc.org 720-301-1858 Alex Ogle, alexo@coloradoimmigrant.org 720-256-1746 Colorado Immigrants Ask Hard Hitting Questions To Senators About Citizenship, Build Back Better, and Controversial Budget Increases Denver, CO – Faith leaders, advocates, and immigrant community members joined with Senator Hickenlooper and Senator Bennet for a public … Continue reading Colorado Immigrants Ask Hard Hitting Questions To Senators About Citizenship, Build Back Better, and Controversial Budget Increases

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Today, 117 organizations are calling on President Joe Biden to pardon Steven Donziger — and we’re among them.

“Dear President Biden, We write to you with great concern regarding the situation of Steven Donziger…” We are one of over 100 organizations who called on President Joe Biden today to pardon Steven Donziger, a human rights attorney working to hold Chevron accountable for its toxic pollution in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador, who has … Continue reading Today, 117 organizations are calling on President Joe Biden to pardon Steven Donziger — and we’re among them.

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Social Justice Organizations To Host Town Hall with Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper  on a moral budget and citizenship

MEDIA ADVISORY   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 11, 2022   CONTACT  Jennifer Piper, jpiper@afsc.org 720-301-1858  Alex Ogle, alexo@coloradoimmigrant.org 720-256-1746  Social Justice Organizations To Host Town Hall with Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper  on a moral budget and citizenship    [2022, March 22] — Policymakers, faith and immigrant leaders will join the public on March 14 to discuss their support … Continue reading Social Justice Organizations To Host Town Hall with Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper  on a moral budget and citizenship

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