Five years after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, an indigenous Honduran environmental and human rights activist, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights Act (H.R. 1574) was reintroduced into the US House of Representatives. Three out of the eight people who were arrested for her assassination in March 2016 were US-trained forces; two were trained at the infamous … Continue reading Phone Zap on Honduras Human Rights Bills. Wednesday, May 12 at noon.
Vea abajo en Español You are invited to a teach-in on legislative activism. Thursday, May 6th at 6:00pm. Professor Dana Frank will share with us the history behind three bills on Honduras and how to advocate for them. You will also hear from Hondurans living in Colorado in the Lucha para Honduras Libre organization. This … Continue reading Human Rights and Anti Corruption Bills in Honduras Teach-In. May 6th at 6:00 pm.
We were gratified to hear of the guilty verdict in the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin regarding the death of George Floyd. This long-awaited verdict is the result of the monumental efforts of many people and activist organizations, most of all, the family of Mr. Floyd and witnesses at the scene. Our hearts go … Continue reading We were gratified to hear of the guilty verdict in the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin regarding the death of George Floyd.
Join us for our next forum: Asylum-Seekers and Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border. A conversation with Kathy Bougher. This will be a conversation based on Kathy’s recent visit to the border. She will address “metering” the Migrant Protection Protocol – MPP (“Remain in Mexico”) and Title 42. Thursday, April 15th at 6 pm MST. You … Continue reading Forum: Asylum-Seekers and Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border. A conversation with Kathy Bougher. April 15th, 2021 at 6:00 pm.
The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important ecosystems in the world. Housing Earth’s greatest biodiversity and home to hundreds of traditional indigenous peoples, the Amazon faces an unprecedented level of threats, particularly from neoliberal policies being pushed by the authoritarian government in Brazil and elsewhere. This conversation will help us make sense of … Continue reading Forum: The Amazon Rainforest – What´s at Stake and What You Can Do. March 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 PM.
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Today we join, in a virtual way, the movement that celebrates the legacy of nonviolent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King Jr. Go to this links to follow the events that are happening in Denver, Colorado. http://www.drmartinlkingjrchc.org/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTEhY5OPw_xjgnKEHC7gsBQ The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice Massachusetts invites us to join a day-long, virtual gathering that … Continue reading January 18th, 2021 we continue to celebrate the legacy of of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join the virtual commemorations.
Denver, December 28, 2020. Dear Denver Justice and Peace Committee Family, I write to you from within the walls of my apartment, which feel as if they continue to close in on me as we approach month ten of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a conservative estimation to suggest that it’s been a tough year for … Continue reading Despite the Pandemic, we have continued our work. We’ve deepened our ties with partner organizations in Latin America and in the United States.
Come celebrate our Annual Awards Night! We are hosting a silent auction. You can start bidding now! START BIDDING During the event, we will present our annual Global Justice and Peace Award to the Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – COPINH an Honduran organization founded by indigenous Lenca feminist leader and … Continue reading Awards Night: Virtual Silent Auction Instructions.
We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South. Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) stands in solidarity with those protesting, resisting, and organizing against racism and its expression in violence against African Americans and all people of color. Eight minutes and … Continue reading We support those who seek systemic change in conditions that contribute to injustice and violence in the Americas and the Global South.