IJPC is offering the Engage: Exploring Nonviolent Living Study Program starting January of 2018 to anyone interested in learning, practicing, and experimenting with the power of creative nonviolence to transform our lives and our world.
This newsletter is all about the youth! From featuring a high school senior who coordinated an education event with IJPC on human trafficking for her capstone to learning more about how our Youth Educating Society members are advocating for the DREAM Act, we're inspired by the youth we work with.
Our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 was finalized before our Pursuing Peace in Cincinnati event. Read it to learn more about our impact educating, challenging, and transforming systems this past year.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Mayerson High School Service Learning Workshop at University of Cincinnati with Samantha and José. The workshop, put on by the Center for Community Engagement at UC, was a day-long service learning event meant to connect students and community partners from across the region.
After the Trump administration ended DACA on September 5th, the DREAM Act, a bi-partisan legislation that would protect Dreamers, is needed more than ever before. YES is devoted to pressuring our members of Congress to support and co-sign the DREAM Act. One of the ways to pressure our congressman is through social media. Join YES in this social media campaign!
Late August, The Fair Punishment Project released a report concerning Ohio’s death penalty titled “Prisoners on Ohio’s Execution List Defined by Intellectual Impairment, Mental Illness, Trauma, and Young Age”. As an initiative run through Harvard Law School, The Fair Punishment Project works for a fair and accountable justice system. They address excessive punishments, and issues in the broken judicial system. This report is one of their newest reports addressing the unjust use of the death penalty throughout the United States.