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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

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

Strategic Planning Updates

When the IJPC board and staff gathered together for our first strategic planning meeting in June of 2022, we reflected on IJPC’s past to help ground us in our vision for the future. We are excited to be at a point where we’re able to share details about how we’re modifying IJPC’s internal systems and our work moving forward.Read More

Reflections from IJPC’s First S. Louise Akers Fellow, Naiomi Gonzalez

In honor of S. Louise Akers, SC, one of the founders of IJPC and its first director, we created a fellowship program to continue her legacy of peace and justice work in our region, the IJPC S. Louise Akers Fellowship through Mercy Volunteer Corps. In the fall of 2021, IJPC welcomed Naiomi Gonzalez as the inaugural S. Louise Akers Fellow and we checked in with her half way into her time to learn more about what drew her to the program, what she’s working on, and how she sees a connection to S. Louise Akers, SC. Read More

Ohio Faith Communities are United to Abolish the Death Penalty

Abolition Week for Ohio Faith Communities begins October 8th and ends October 17th. Check out our map to see who is taking action this week to call for an end to Ohio’s death penalty. Read More

In Person and At Home, Local Leaders React: President Biden’s Comments on Immigration, Gun Violence, and Policing.

CINCINNATI, OH -  On Wednesday evening, Cincinnatians listened to President Biden briefly address issues of immigration, gun violence, and policing at the CNN Town Hall. Read More

2021 Way of the Cross for Justice

Join us for a re-imagined Way of the Cross for Justice this year. Together with our partners, IJPC invites you to engage in a self-guided Good Friday pilgrimage connecting the suffering of Jesus with the suffering brought about by injustice in our day. Read More