We are so excited to bring you another in-person nonviolent direct action (NVDA) training in partnership with 350 Colorado, hosted by our amazing NVDA trainers, Razz and Devon! Join us on Saturday, 9/25 at 2pm at Sunken Gardens Park in Denver to learn some NVDA skills! For this training, we will be exploring DIY blockades. Blockades are one of the most versatile and effective tactics used in direct action. Whether simple or extravagant, they are an excellent tool for holding
When: Friday, October 1st at 6:30pm Where: Aurora ICE Center at 3130 N. Okaland St. Aurora, CO, 80010 Join local organizers and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) to call attention to harmful immigrant detention happening right in our backyard. Please join our allies October 1st at 6:30pm at the GEO immigrant detention facility in Aurora for a screening of “The Facility” and a community vigil directly following the film. “The Facility” is a documentary produced by
Applications are currently being accepted for two community representatives' seats on the Rocky Flats Stewardship Council. The Rocky Flats Stewardship Council includes ten city and county governments surrounding Rocky Flats, as well as four members of the community, who oversee the ongoing maintenance and monitoring of the former Rocky Flats nucelar weapons plant. Historically, the Stewardship Council has overwhelmingly favored the Department of Energy's narrative of Rocky Fl
Join us on zoom on Friday to prepare for the upcoming city council meetings! RMPJC regularly attends and speaks at these meetings to communicate with those who hold power in our communities and make our voices heard!
September 7th marked the 10-year anniversary of the passing of a beautiful friend of the Peace Center and powerful environmental advocate, Adrienne Anderson. Adrienne was brought on as a staff member of the Peace Center after, due to industry pressure, she was terminated as a CU professor for exposing environmental crimes. In her work with the Peace Center, Adrienne revealed the illegal dumping of plutonium waste from Rocky Flats at Lowry Landfill in Denver. She will always b
Spatial Justice as Research Practice: Public Scholarship and the Politics of Mapping In/Justice When: Tuesday, 9/21, 3:30-4:45pm
Where: Register Here for the Online Event
This panel brings together researchers engaged with a diverse array of recent spatial humanities projects to consider the conceptual, practical, and political dimensions of their work. What practices of data collection and interpretation might guide the creation of spatial platforms about (in)justice? What
John Kiriakou is the only person imprisoned in connection with the CIA torture program. John didn’t participate in the program, he blew the whistle on it. His crime was that he was the first person to publicly confirm that the CIA had used waterboarding and that was not the result of rogue actors, but official policy approved by the president himself. John joins us on the latest episode of Primary Sources, our new limited series podcast that gives voice to whistleblowers and
We at RMPJC would love to give a huge thank you to everybody who helped to make our summer picnic such a beautiful event! Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who came early to help set up the event, and to everybody who came to share in food, music, and community! Huge thank you to all of our musical guests, Alex Wirth, Matt Nicodemus, Doug Rippey, and Laurie Dameron for lifting everyone's spirits with your music! And lastly, thank you to everyone who has stood with
Stand with us on the corner of Broadway and Canyon in Boulder, as we call for an end to U.S. wars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come honk and wave to stop war. Signs are available for use, and you are welcome to bring your own. Come at your own discretion, especially in the case of inclement weather.
On September 16th at 4:00 p.m. MDT there will be an online premiere of the extended trailer for the feature-length documentary film Full Body Burden! Join Kristen Iversen and HaveyPro Cinema for a sneak peek of scenes from the forthcoming documentary Full Body Burden (based on Kristen’s award-winning memoir). Join the public discussion examining the legacy of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, the contemporary issues confronting Colorado, and our shared nuclear future. At