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Hiring: Executive Director

Ignite Peace (formerly Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center – IJPC) is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead the organization’s continued programmatic and financial success in alignment with its mission […]Read More

A Note From Allison Reynolds-Berry

Today I write to share the bittersweet news that after more than 9 years as Executive Director, I have decided to move on from my role with Ignite Peace. I […]Read More

Delivering the Message: End the Death Penalty

On March 21, 2024, 19 volunteers as part of the No Death Penalty Ohio coalition delivered over 1688 postcards to 89 legislators' offices. Ben Dickison, a Xavier University student interning at Ignite Peace, wrote about his experience of Postcard Day.Read More

In Memoriam: Pat Berning

Last week, we were saddened to learn of the passing of former Board Leader and long time advocate for social justice, Pat Berning. S. Alice Gerdeman, former IJPC Coordinator said, […]Read More

Two Generations of Mauritanians Waiting for Solutions

With our asylum system under-resourced and overwhelmed, many Mauritanians wait in legal limbo to make their case for asylum. Read More

Woman’s City Club forum on Immigration, featuring Ignite Peace

From Newsrecord.org: On Jan. 25, over 70 individuals met via Zoom for a forum organized by the Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati to engage in a discussion and provide education on […]Read More

Tell Ohio Lawmakers No To Death by Poisonous Gas

Ohio legislators, Stewart and Plummer, and Attorney General Yost are supporting new legislation to make nitrogen hypoxia available in Ohio. Let lawmakers know Ohioans will not accept this method of execution.Read More