What is IPJC?
The Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center acts for justice in the church and in the world. IPJC is sponsored by 18 religious communities and collaborates with Catholic, ecumenical, interfaith and other organizations in carrying out this mission.
Our story of peace & justice began in 1991 with a vision of our religious communities of collaboration among individuals, churches & organizations to build community & create change for the common good.
A Story of Transformation
The Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center has produced over 20 publications on a wide range of issues; held 35 conferences; & facilitated more than 500 retreats, workshops & presentations in parishes, schools & communities, creating a network of people acting for justice & transformative spirituality.
A Story of Leadership
More than 12,000 women have participated in our programs of empowerment, spirituality & justice for our church & world.
Story of Engagement
Members of our Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment use their power as shareholders to engage the Top Fortune 500 Companies on social & environmental issues. Our shareholder advocacy, including resolutions & hundreds of dialogues, has changed corporate policy on human rights, human trafficking, global health, & environmental sustainability
A Story of Global Community
Our Justice Cafés bring young adults together for community, spirituality & action for justice. Members gather in the U.S., Canada, & Africa & connect via a social networking website.
A Story of Faithful Citizenship
IPJC organizes a network of committed citizens to advocate for people who are poor & vulnerable. Thousands from across the U.S. use our online Legislative Action Center to contact their federal legislators.