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Shared Stew and Stories

Over this past weekend at the Global Stews event held at Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church, I was blessed with an opportunity to share in fruitful conversation while cooking stew and enjoying a meal alongside members of the immigrant and refugee community.Read More

Black History Month: Meet Virginia Keyes Jones Coffey

This Black History month IJPC is celebrating women of the Civil Rights Movement. This week, ready about Virginia Keyes Jones Coffey.Read More

Black History Month: Meet Dorothy Height

This Black History month IJPC is celebrating women of the Civil Rights Movement. This week, ready about Dorothy Height.Read More

Black History Month: Meet Claudette Clovin

Teenagers, including teenage girls, played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement. But their ages and gender have often caused their contributions to be overlooked. Ms. Clovin was one of these overlooked teenage girls.Read More

Shifting our Work on Human Trafficking

Beginning February 2023, IJPC will no longer offer human trafficking-specific programming. Through evaluation and research as part of strategic planning, we plan to address human trafficking by focusing our efforts on systems of injustice that allow trafficking to happen in the first place. In the coming weeks we’ll share more about how this fits into our overall strategic plan; for now, we want you to know about these current changes.Read More

Black History Month: Meet Septima Poinsette Clark

This Black History month IJPC is celebrating women of the Civil Rights Movement.Read More

Walking with Elwood Jones

We have been sharing information about Elwood’s hearing for a potential new trial. You can read more about IJPC Program Manager’s experience sitting in on that trial and working with Elwood here.Read More