This Black History month IJPC is celebrating women of the Civil Rights Movement. This week, ready about Virginia Keyes Jones Coffey.
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.
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.
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.
CINCINNATI, OH - On Wednesday evening, Cincinnatians listened to President Biden briefly address issues of immigration, gun violence, and policing at the CNN Town Hall.
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.
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.