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Women's Justice Circles

General Information

From the Justice for
Women Coordinator


Latina Conferences

Circle Process

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Women's Justice Circles
Justice Circles

Bothell—St. Brendan brought the Latino community together for a forum on education and prevention of bullying. The forum resulted in the North Shore School District adopting the process and distributing an educational brochure created in Spanish. Download the brochure herePDF

Women's Justice Circles receive national award

Women's Justice Circles have been awarded the 2012 Sister Margaret Cafferty Development of People Award.
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Women's Justice Circles Featured in CCHD's Newsletter!

Click here to read the 2nd issue of Helping People Help Themselves, which highlights the success of IPJC's Women's Justice Circles.

The Justice Circles

List of Circles

Would you like to share your experiences and gain organizing skills while forming relationships with women who have a shared vision of justice? Join a Women's Justice Circle and come share and learn with us as we take action against injustices that concern us all.

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For a brochure contact IPJC: ipjc@ipjc.org or 206.223.1138

Each Women's Justice Circle
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Positions low-income women in leading roles.
bullet icon Creates a space for women's voices to be heard
Builds partnerships with churches, hospitals, colleges, or community organizations and strengthens social networks for community support.
Fosters mutual and respectful relationships among participants.
Discovers participants' collective power.
Teaches basic community organizing skills.
Empowers women to take action for change.
Is offered in Spanish or English.

To date, we have coordinated over 175 Circles throughout the state, including Eastern, Central and Western Washington, as well as Western Oregon.


11/06/09 interview with Jaime Méndez, news anchor from Noticias Noroeste



Watch the story of Women's Justice Circles!

A través de los Círculos de Mujeres para la Justicia, un programa de Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center (www.ipjc.org), mujeres de bajos recursos económicos han descubierto que pueden hacer frente a la injusticia y a las causas subyacentes de la pobreza. Este video fue realizado para Latinas Conectadas para el Cambio, conferencia en español que se llevó a cabo el 5 de marzo de 2011 en Sunnyside, WA.