The Denver Justice and Peace Committee board of directors invites you to send nominations for the Global Justice and Peace Award. The recipient should be a person or an organization doing exemplary work, in solidarity with the people of Latin America. Nominations should include: (1) A description of why the individual or group should be … Continue reading Call for Nominations for the 2023 Global Justice and Peace Award
Fire on the Mountain Denver (@fotmdenver) strives to be a positive force in the community. Via their Charity Partner of the Month program and other philanthropic efforts, they have donated over $300,000 to the Denver community since we opened in 2012. They support local schools with food donations, pay their staff to volunteer with causes … Continue reading Spring is here! Feast & FUNdraise for DJPC at Fire on the Mountain
This message was originally published by SOA Watch on March 2, 2023. Today marks 7 years since the assassination of visionary Indigenous and social movement leader Berta Cáceres. Berta was tenacious and unflinching in the face of powerful forces of oppression and destruction. She was deeply committed to solidarity and movement building. Her murder was condemned … Continue reading Berta Lives, the Struggle Continues. Seven Years of Impunity. #JusticiaParaBerta
Este mensaje fue publicado originalmente por el Observatorio de la Escuela de las Américas, el 2 de Marzodel 2023. Hoy se cumplen 7 años del asesinato de la visionaria líder indígena y del movimiento social Berta Cáceres. Berta fue tenaz e inquebrantable frente a las poderosas fuerzas de opresión y destrucción. Estaba profundamente comprometida con … Continue reading ¡Berta Vive! ¡La Lucha Sigue! Siete Años de Impunidad. #JusticiaParaBerta
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.
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)
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
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
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
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.