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Highlights of 2012. Salons & Presentations Jan. 19 “Human Rights & Gold Mining in Latin America” presentation by MineWatch Feb. 16 “Peruvians' National.

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1 Highlights of 2012

2 Salons & Presentations Jan. 19 “Human Rights & Gold Mining in Latin America” presentation by MineWatch Feb. 16 “Peruvians' National March for Water ” presented by Robbin Jeri & friends Mar. 22 “Honduras: correspondents return with shocking testimonies” by returnees, Irene Rodriguez and Margie Thompson Apr. 19 “All Eyes on El Salvador” by election observers, Carol & Bob Rose May 17 “Nicaragua Health: Past, Present & Future” by returnees, Jeremy Lee and Sharif Abdelhamid June 19 “Granito” the documentary film follow up on Guatemala's genocide July 19 “Living in a Tz'utujil Mayan Community” by returnee, Tommy Timm Sept. 20 “Guatemala Today: a roundtable discussion” led by CAMINOS group Oct. 18 “Guatemala Accompanier Report” by returnee Tarun Gudz

3 QUARTERLY POTLUCK SOCIALS Fun, Food, and Friendship Dec. 16 Holiday potluck with Julio Cochoy, Quiche Mayan author and survivor Apr. 19 Spring potluck July 27 Summer potluck

4 FUNDRAISERS May 3 Beer tasting at Renegade Brewing Company May 19 Spring Build for Peace Oct. 13 Fall Build for Peace

5 ADVOCACY ACTION ALERTS Mar. 5 -to urge our US Reps to sign the Dear Colleague Letter regarding human rights abuse in the Aguán region of Honduras Apr. 12 -to urge our US Reps to Co-Sponsor HR 3368 on Latin American Military Training Review Act May 16 - to tell Congress to maintain the military ban on Guatemala June 26 - to send letters in defense of human rights in Mexico Aug to urge US Senators to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

6 MARCHES AND DEMONSTRATIONS Dec. 10 March on International Human Rights Day at the Capitol with Occupy Denver Jan th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. MARADE-with EVERYBODY! Jan. 26 Meeting with the Peruvian Consul and MineWatch members regarding Newmont's gold mining abuses in Cajamarca Feb. 10 March to the Peruvian Consulate for the Right to Water—in solidarity with the National March for Water in Lima, Peru the same day, by MineWatch July 27 Meeting with Newmont directors of Environmental & Social Responsibility and MineWatch members regarding Newmont's gold-mining in Cajamarca

7  Human Rights Day 2011: DJPC & Occupy Denver March

8  DJPC March to Peruvian Consulate February 2012

9 Thank You!


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