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Posts Tagged “Peace”

Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

The Fix Our Schools Campaign is a student led, informed, and guided coalition created to tackle the injustices percolating within classrooms. As a coalition member, IJPC finds it is imperative to stand behind and take guidance from the voices of those most impacted by policies as we work towards racial equity in our communitieRead More

Finding Our Voices for Peace

As an organization whose mission is to promote the creation of a nonviolent society, IJPC is determined to work towards and imagine a future where violence is not resorted to as the way to end conflict or the way to instill safety.Read More

Readings and Reflections for the Week of Nonviolence

Join IJPC in observing the Week of Nonviolence by learning about how some of the most urgent social justice issues of our time relate to nonviolence.Read More

Nominations Open for the IJPC Bob Maxwell Peace Builder Award

At IJPC’s Annual Gathering this November, we will present someone with the 2nd Annual IJPC Bob Maxwell Peace Builder Award. Please help us honor the work toward peace in our community […]Read More

No Longer Remain Silent

On June 26, 2016 Jesse Williams, star of the popular television series Grey’s Anatomy, was honored at the BET Awards with a humanitarian award. Williams gave a passionate acceptance speech in which he challenged systemic racism in this country....It’s interesting that one man standing on stage making a speech can garner so much outrage and attention. Especially in light of the fact that black people are killed unjustly by police at alarming rates. Where is the outrage for the loss of black lives? Read More

6/4 – Remembering Children

When war happens, children are often the most vulnerable people affected. They suffer physical, mental, and emotional abuse and trauma at the hands of the adults in power. For that reason, June 4th of each year has been designated “The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression.”Read More

Rethinking Racism

Join us for the 4th Rethinking Racism on Monday June 20th from 6:00-9:00pm at New Prospect Baptist Church!  Over 197 unique and amazing individuals have attended these events – we […]Read More