End Human Rights Abuse Committed by Newmont Mining Corp.

We, the undersigned citizens of Colorado, respectfully petition Newmont Mining Corporation, to review its contract with the private security agency known as FORZA at the Yanacocha mine in Cajamarca, Peru; and in light of this review, taking into account the mounting protest by the Peruvian people and the international community against FORZA’s abuse of human … Continue reading End Human Rights Abuse Committed by Newmont Mining Corp.

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June Salon: “Honduras: A Case Study of the Global Shock Doctrine”

Margie Thompson and Maria Suarez Toro, of FIRE (Feminist International Radio Endeavour), will talk about what constitutes “the shock” with the repression in Honduras following the coup d’etat in June 2009 and continuing today.  They will discuss the persecution of the popular resistance and social/political movements, and power grabs by conservative political forces and transnational … Continue reading June Salon: “Honduras: A Case Study of the Global Shock Doctrine”

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DJPC Build For Peace This Saturday!

It’s time for the Denver Justice and Peace Committee’s Biannual Build for Peace! Build for Peace is a work-a-thon (like a walk-a-thon or a marathon!).  DJPC members who will be working as “builders” need your pledge of support for  their work on October 15th.   This year our “builders” will be painting and restoring a home … Continue reading DJPC Build For Peace This Saturday!

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DJPC Holiday Potluck

On  Friday, December 17th, DJPC held it’s quarterly potluck social–this time a Holiday Party!  The food and decorations were great!  But the company and sing-a-long were the best!  For those who missed the fun,  here are the lyrics of two songs we sang to keep us in the Holiday Solidarity spirit: LET US GO  (to … Continue reading DJPC Holiday Potluck

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May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

The 2010 Salon Discussion Series invites you to join us for a presentation that explores ways to develop just trade policies and fair trade opportunities as the means to counter the effects of globalization and neoliberal economic policies. Catherine Raveczky, one of the authors of DJPC’s Global Solutions to Violence curriculum, will facilitate the evening’s … Continue reading May Salon- Working Toward Fair Trade

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DJPC’s Position on Immigration

In light of upcoming legislation for comprehensive Immigration Reform, here is DJPC’s official position on Immigration, written by our Advocacy & Nonviolent  Activism committee, and approved by DJPC’s Board of Directors: DJPC’s Position on Immigration: DJPC’s work for human rights, economic justice and lasting peace for Latin America affords a unique position from which to … Continue reading DJPC’s Position on Immigration

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