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 … 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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On International Women’s Day we honor all whom have lead the way.

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.

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Invitation to Town Hall with Senator Bennet on citizenship

      We’re excited to be co-leading a Virtual Town Hall on citizenship and investing in our shared safety net with Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper on March 14 from 4:30pm to 6pm MT, alongside many other social justice groups. This town hall will be led by immigrant speakers and their families and supported by … Continue reading Invitation to Town Hall with Senator Bennet on citizenship

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