Save The Date: October 9, 2024. Annual Gathering of Ignite Peace.

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One of the best ways to stay involved is to stay informed. Join our email list and follow on Facebook and Instagram to get the latest information about upcoming events and meetings, news, and educational resources. You can also read our latest newsletters, blogs and annual reports here.

Show Up and Take Action

We know that change is possible through our collective effort. That is why it is important that we come together to build relationships and skills, share resources and knowledge, and combine our voices. Ignite Peace hosts a variety of events for people like you, who want to learn more or take action for systemic change. Check our events calendar for ways to plug-in.

S. Louise Akers Fellowship

The Ignite Peace S. Louise Akers Fellowship, through Mercy Volunteer Corps, is an opportunity to spend a year in service through education and advocacy for social justice. This position was created to honor the legacy of S. Louise Akers, SC, co-founder and first director of Ignite Peace (formerly Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center), tireless advocate for social justice and integrity of creation. The fellow will inspire and engage communities to create change through analysis and action. Over 11 months, the 2024-2025 fellow will advance their expertise in peace and nonviolence practices and use the information they gain to further advocacy for systemic change in Greater Cincinnati.

Read the position description and apply through Mercy Volunteer Corps.


If you have skills and time to give and would like to share them with Ignite Peace, please contact us to learn how you can get involved on a deeper level in our work. Ignite Peace offers unpaid intern opportunities to college students on a semester-by-semester basis. We also seek those with professional skills to join our Board or a committee to assist with fundraising, marketing, operations, event planning, and more.

Read more about our 2024 internship position and apply here. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Donate Goods

Ignite Peace’s operational needs involve basic office supplies. Consider donating stamps, paper, or cards for our birthday card program for inmates.

Contact us for more information about in-kind gifts.

Donate Now

Contributions, large and small, make up about 60% of our operational budget. Ignite Peace depends on your generosity to keep our programs strong, update our resources, and continue to work for peace and justice. Consider making a tax-deductible donation to support the mission of Ignite Peace.