It has been wonderful to have Lindsey Perriman actively involved with RMPJC's Economic Justice Collective! What inspired you to intern with Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center? I was inspired to intern with RMPJC after moving back to Boulder this past year and wanting to get more involved with the community. RMPJC has such a great network of people that help me feel so in-tune to the issues within Boulder and the world. I have learned so much and and thrilled to be able t
When: Saturday, July 1st, 11 am - 12 pm Where: Canyon and Broadway, Boulder We'll carry signs opposing wars against Russia, Syria, North Korea, etc. Let's be visible in our opposition to war! We'll have some signs or bring you own. More info email@example.com or 720-509-3378 We'll hold anti-war demonstrations most (but not all) Saturdays from now on. Watch our emails for the announcements. When: Tuesday, July 4, 7 pm Where: Outside Folsom Stadium on CU Boulder campus (meet at
Please take 5 minutes to complete this survey. Have you completed the Membership Outreach Questionnaire? The responses gathered so far have been incredibly insightful and we hope to continue to receive feedback from our supporters. Also, RMPJC is looking for volunteers this summer! If you are interested in becoming a part of the team, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gather with the Social Justice Collective! Stay engaged this summer by joining the Social Justice Collective for a variety of events in the next few months!
Email Brittany.RMPJC@gmail.com to get involved, join our Facebook group, or attend an upcoming event!
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When: Friday, June 30, 6- 8 pm
Where: 2127 16th St, Boulder Social (Justice) Hour: Wine and Words
When: Wednesday, July 12, 5 pm - 7 pm
Where: Bohemian Biergarten
1. Tell Your Senators and Representative: Escalating Rhetoric Against Russia Could Lead to Nuclear Catastrophe In 1963, the same year as his "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. King pointedly said: "We have guided missiles and misguided men." Later -- speaking of "a world torn between the tensions of East and West" -- he warned that "we live each day on the verge of nuclear co-annihilation. 2. Add your name to let South Korean President President Moon know that the American public s
Link to Article In case you haven't heard, in May RMPJC joined with other organizations to file a lawsuit against the U.S. government for failing to comply with federal environmental laws in planning to build public trails and a visitor center at the former nuclear weapons production site, Rocky Flats. Filed in U.S. District Court in Denver, the litigation charges that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the site's current manager, has not completed a required analysis of env
From Peace Action: Since April, President Trump has unilaterally escalated U.S. military actions directly against the Syrian government and its allies.
In early April, the president unilaterally ordered the launch of 57 cruise missiles against a Syrian airfield in response a chemical weapon attack allegedly perpetrated by the Syrian military. The attack came with no apparent plan for what comes next and with no legal authorization from Congress.
In mid-May and early Ju
We've been fortunate to have Brittany join our team as Applied Leadership Project Intern via Naropa University, where she was completing her Master's degree in Environmental Leadership. While interning with RMPJC, Brittany took the initiative to launch our new Social Justice Collective and has been instrumental in engaging a younger demographic of activists and interested community members. We sat down with Brittany to learn more about her prior to her graduation from Naropa.
Please sign onto the petition today! As you know, the Trump Administration has withdrawn the US from the Paris Climate Agreement. In response, 12 Governors and over 274 Mayors are pledging to keep their commitments to the Paris Climate Agreement's emission reductions. 350.org has launched a petition urging Gov. Hickenlooper to sign onto the U.S. Climate Alliance and commit to bold climate action now! So far we have garnered over 1,000 signatures online and on paper petitions
Click here to let Trump know what you want from the NAFTA reset. Concerned citizens from across the country submitted thousands of comments on NAFTA renegotiation - so many, in fact, that the government website receiving comments crashed! The government website ticker stopped tracking after about 12,000. Public Citizen supporters alone submitted more than 11,000 comments. And allied organizations and unions counted more than 40,000 additional comments. The USTR's comment p
When: Sunday, July 9, 4:00-6:00
Where: 5695 Cascade Place, Boulder More info. BSURJ Book Club will be discussing We The People by Thomas Linzey and Anneke Campbell AND watching the accompanying film We The People 2.0 on DVD
Elise Covas, RMPJC intern, provided outstanding support on a variety of projects at the Peace Center during the spring semester of her senior year. Following graduation, Elise very generously volunteered to take on additional responsibilities, knowing that our beloved Betty Ball would be out of the office for an extended period of time. We are so appreciative of Elise's dedication, enthusiastic spirit, and savvy thinking. Learn more about Elise! What inspired you to intern wi
When: Thursday, June 29, 5:30-7:30 pm Where: 1420 Ogden St, Denver More info. Get trained by Whitney Leeds, of the Meyer Law office, and the National Lawyers Guild to become an officially certified Legal Observer. Then turn your new found skills into fierce community action by joining the Colorado Rapid Response Network.