At the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant near Denver, people spent years protesting and getting arrested. In 1983 they decided to try something completely different. They surrounded Rocky Flats hand-in-hand around its 17 mile perimeter.
The Encirclement was on Saturday, Oct. 15, 1983. This was the action that lead directly to the founding of the Boulder Peace Center, later renamed Rocky Mountain Peace and Justic...
Press Release 7/1/2020: DENVER - Safe & Healthy Colorado is deeply saddened by today's Colorado Supreme Court decision to reject emergency rules allowing the collection of petition signatures by mail or email. The campaign shares the disappointment of thousands of Coloradans who had already acted in the past week to sign the petition to place Initiative 174 on the ballot and who learned today that the Court has nullified a safe alternati...
Let's be visible in our opposition to war and support of diplomacy and social programs!
For more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-509-3378. The demo will be cancelled in the event of the following weather: snow, rain, high winds or a temperature below 30 degrees by 10 am. Please stand 6 ft apart.
For more than four decades, Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) member organizations have monitored operations within the U.S. nuclear weapons complex. On 6/25/2020, three-dozen nuclear watchdog organizations sent an urgent message to Congress declaring resumption of nuclear weapons testing by the United States “absolutely unacceptable” and “dangerously destabilizing.”
On Thursday 6/18/2020 the Supreme Court announced a 5-4 ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program cases, ruling that Trump’s decision to rescind the DACA program was arbitrary and capricious. Thank you to our allies at Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition for this update. Click here to read the statement from CIRC.
We've been receiving requests to get more involved with activism at RMPJC and we welcome the support! The RMPJC Collectives are groups who meet on a regular basis (lately by phone conference) to address different issues and take action. To get more involved please contact the coordinator listed here:
When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays
For more information contact Carolyn at email@example.com or 720-509-3378
We held a vigil on our block of Marine street and it engaged neighbors eager to have a voice in the profound social change and lament currently growing. Several young activists started the event by talking to neighbors door to door, briefly, to announce the event, then writing and delivering a simple invitation with date, time and place, a phone number to call with questions, and a statement about honoring George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, T...
It’s been a dark whirlwind this Spring as the world has experienced the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope to bring some light with updates and positive news. In February, before the pandemic hit Colorado, we had a major victory in the campaign to prevent the Jefferson Parkway. We continue to work and we send our best wishes to the community, friends, and family. We hope everyone is meeting the challenges of t...
We're registered to receive donations through Vehicles for Charity!
Simply call 866-628-2277 or go to vehiclesforcharity.org and specify RMPJC as the recipient of the donation. They ask for a key and title to the car, then they pick up the car and send a tax deductible receipt for the donation.
Rachel Capo is this semester's Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center Fundraising Intern! Rachel is a junior at the University of Colorado Boulder majoring in Women and Gender Studies and is extremely passionate about making the world a better place by advocating for better care of the environment and fighting for women's rights. With the help of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center, Rachel has been able to expand her knowledge o...
This Memorial Day we remember all who have died in war and understand that no one wins in war. Many of us have been personally touched by war. But we must also extend that mourning. We must remember the civilian victims, and their families, who are all equally human beings. Click here to read the full statement.