The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center’s (IJPC) S. Louise Akers Fellowship, through Mercy Volunteer Corps is an opportunity to spend a year in service through education and advocacy for social justice.
For the past six months, IJPC and death penalty opponents around the country have watched in horror as the federal government has rushed its way from the courts to the execution chamber to execute 10 people.
IJPC's Fall 2020 Newsletter includes reflections on human trafficking education, IJPC's new report on the cost of the death penalty in Hamilton County, updates on Rethinking Racism, immigration advocacy efforts, and a reflection on 2020 as we look to 2021.
Immigrant youth, community leaders, and advocates rallied to show solidarity following reports of severe physical violence, medical neglect, and racist and anti-Muslim harassment at Butler County Jail, detailed in a civil rights lawsuit and an open demand letter signed by 50+ men detained at Butler County Jail.
Elwood Jones has maintained his innocence since he was sentenced to death over 20 years ago. Today, Elwood Jones should have had a hearing to determine whether he would receive a new trial. But that hearing was delayed until further notice.
We are excited to release the findings of our report, “At All Costs: The High Cost of the Death Penalty in Hamilton County and the Disparities it Drives.”
Pre-order is open! You may have heard about IJPC's 2021 Calendar and we are so excited to share the cover with you. This calendar is a perfect combination of joy and justice.