Photos, videos, and articles that include Denver Justice Project’s campaigns, work, or activities.
District Attorney Accountability/Awareness Media and articles from DJP’s initial campaign to recall DA Mitch Morrissey and the following efforts to bring attention to the 2016 Denver DA race.
Denver events mark Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, The Denver Post
Five Ways to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Denver, Westword
Thousands demand DA Morrissey stop making Moses-EL “a slave” to the justice system, The Colorado Independent
McCann wins big in Denver DA’s race, The Colorado Independent
Mitch Morrissey leaves his fingerprint, The Colorado Independent Videos:
Denver DA Forum on MLK Day 2016 hosted by DJP (full coverage at
) Unicorn Riot
Office of the Independent Monitor/Amendment 2B Media and articles from the effort to add the Office of the Independent Monitor to the Denver City Charter.
Denver City Council considering move to strengthen police watchdog, Denver Post
Move to strengthen Denver’s police accountability office moves past first hurdle, The Colorado Independent
Denver’s independent safety monitor insulated from political whims, The Colorado Independent
Proposal to Put Independent Monitor’s Office in Denver Charter Makes Ballot, Westword
Denver Question 2B: What you need to know about the Office of the Independent Monitor, The Colorado Independent
LOOK: Our favorite photos of the year, (Alex Landau of DJP featured from City Council rally) Denverite
Denver Justice Project members, along with individuals from the community and representatives from SURJ Denver, the ACLU, and Colorado Latino Forum testified at city council to put the issue of including the Office of the Independent Monitor in the Denver City Charter on the November 2016 ballot.
Rally at the city council meeting before testifying to get Amendment 2B on the November ballot (full coverage at
) Unicorn Riot
Data Collection/Racial Data in Policing Articles related to Denver Justice Project’s work to make Denver Police collect data on race and policing.
Denver police to collect racial data on contacts, The Boston Globe
Community groups to Denver Police: Count Latinos in new accountability effort, The Colorado Independent
The value of Denver police collecting racial data, The Denver Post
After protest, Broncos LB Brandon Marshall meets with DPD chief, (Roshan of DJP speaking about racial data collection included) 9News
Use of Force Policy/Police Accountability Media and articles related to Denver’s use of force policy and police accountability.
Police supporters and protesters face off at rally in downtown Denver, The Denver Post
Experts give mixed reviews to Denver Police Department’s proposed use-of-force policy, The Denver Post
What’s “reasonable” use of force? Denver Justice Project wants DPD to define it, Denverite
Six Changes Activists Want Made in Denver Police’s Use-of-Force Draft Policy, Westword
Denver police listen to community’s input during first public airing of new use-of-force policy, The Denver Post
Activist say video shows DPD using excessive force on an unarmed homeless man, Denver7
Council members question proposed changes to DPD use-of-force policy, 9News
Religious, community groups join call for criminal justice reform in Denver, The Denver Post
1000 call for police reform, accountability at community meeting, The Denver Post
Community groups want a seat at the table as Denver police update their use of force policy. Denverite
Denver Police Chief Robert White is inviting a few community members to advise him about use of force. Here’s who he asked. The Denver Post
Use of force advisory board for Denver police struggles with rocky start. The Denver Post
DPD union calls use-of-force committee a joke; only officer left resigns. Denver7
Use-of-force committee working for community accountability from DPD. Life on Capitol Hill
Activist say video shows DPD using excessive force on an unarmed homeless man. Denver7
Denver activists criticize police for using a Taser on an unarmed homeless man. The Denver Post
Denver police officer, city sued after homeless man shocked with Taser. The Denver Post
Immigration Articles and media about DJP’s involvement in immigration issues
Protesters gather outside of the GEO private immigration detention facility, Denverite
Supporters speak up for felon flagged for deportation. 9News
(We helped support a walkout from several Denver schools in protest of the termination of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Below is some of the coverage of that momentous action.)
DREAMERS Anxious About DACA Decision. CBS Denver
Denver students march out of schools in protest of Trump’s decision to rescind DACA. Fox31/KDVR
Live coverage of walkout:
CNN, MTV News, Denver7, Fox31/KDVR Videos:
Elisabeth giving her take on the Rene Lima case (Full interview at Next on 9News)
Miscellaneous Other media and articles from DJP campaigns and activities.
Marvin Booker Family Claims Coverup, Wants Criminal Charges in Jail Death. Westword
DPS is mum about bigoted posts by East High students. Watchdogs say the district “normalizes” culture of racism, The Colorado Independent
East High students’ racially charged social media posts anger community groups. Fox 31/CW 2
Unity to protect human rights, Daily Camera
Drug Policy Alliance: Time to Decriminalize, NYC Racial Disparities Remain. Leafly
Policing for Profit: When Systemic Practices Supersede Corruption. The Nation Report Videos:
The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center hosts the forum, Human Rights in the Age of Trump. Vinnie from DJP spoke on the panel.