ICPJ is Hiring: Administrative & Finance Coordinator

ICPJ is Hiring: Administrative & Finance Coordinator

The Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice (ICPJ) centers racial and economic justice as we address the root causes of violence from oppression, poverty, environmental devastation, patriarchy, and war. We wage love and practice nonviolence in all its forms through education, community organizing, advocacy, and 

Candidate Forum: Housing is a Human Right

Candidate Forum: Housing is a Human Right

On May 30th from 5:30-7:30 pm, join candidates from local to national races as they share how the elected office they seek interfaces with housing issues, and what they will commit to doing on this issue if elected. Register here: https://givebutter.com/Housing_Is_A_Human_Right_May30th The Voters Organizing Through Engagement (VOTE) 

Extractive Industry & Environmental/Human Rights

Extractive Industry & Environmental/Human Rights

Speaker: Dr. Alejandro Artiga-Purcell Tuesday, May 14th @ 7pm (virtual) Join us as the Latin America Caucus of ICPJ continues our 2024 Speaker Series with speaker Dr. Alejandro Artiga-Purcell, Assistant Professor in the Communication Studies Department at San José State University. Registration RequiredRegistration is free, donations gratefully accepted:https://givebutter.com/LAC_Series_Environmental_Human_Rights 

An Introduction to the Washtenaw Equity Partnership Report

An Introduction to the Washtenaw Equity Partnership Report

ICPJ hosted an introduction to the report that the Wastenaw Equity Partnership put out last year. You can watch the video here. You can also sign up for an action team to work on one of these campaigns: Driving Equality Ordinance Overdose Prevention Center Unarmed 

Indigenous and Human Rights in Guatemala

Indigenous and Human Rights in Guatemala

2024 ICPJ Latin America Caucus Speaker Series Tuesday, February 13th 7pm (virtual) Registration RequiredRegistration is free, donations gratefully accepted:https://givebutter.com/Indigenous_and_Human_Rights_Guatemala  Join us online as the Latin America Caucus of ICPJ continues our 2024 Speaker Series with speakerJulie Bourdorseau, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, University of 

Reclaim January 6th: Nonviolence & De-escalation Training

Reclaim January 6th: Nonviolence & De-escalation Training

Registration Required: https://givebutter.com/De-escalationTraining Meta Peace Team (MPT) and the Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice (ICPJ) have co-created this full-day nonviolence & de-escalation training to prepare & organize ourselves to respond to animosity and hatred with non-violence, de-escalation, empathy, and love. The training is a 

Mexican Labor & Autonomous Movements

Mexican Labor & Autonomous Movements

Tuesday, January 9th, 7pm(virtual) Registration is free, donations gratefully accepted: https://givebutter.com/ICPJ_Mexican_Labor_Autonomous_Movement

Honduras:  Human Rights Crisis and Forced Migration

Honduras: Human Rights Crisis and Forced Migration

Blanca Esmeralda Valladares & Mary Anne Perrone Tuesday, November 14th | 7pm Church of the Good Shepherd2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor Please RSVP Here Blanca Esmeralda Valladares is a native of Santa Cruz de Jojoa in the department of Cortés, Honduras, and former Judge of 

ICPJ Call to Action:Ceasefire Now!

ICPJ Call to Action:Ceasefire Now!

So many of us feel heart-sick, filled with rage, anxious, tense, hopeless. It’s important to acknowledge that our reactions are normal, even healthy. We are human and the real problem is when we are numb to terror, oppression, and violence. Instead of being paralyzed by 

Caravan with ICPJ to Support Driver’s Licenses for All Legislation

Caravan with ICPJ to Support Driver’s Licenses for All Legislation

Monday, October 16th, 6pmGabriel Richard Park | 7130 E Jefferson Ave. | Detroit, MI 48207 ICPJ is a member of the Drive Forward Coalition ~ Let’s Show Up to Support!! Step #1: Sign up to caravan with & coordinate rides from Washtenaw CountyStep #2: Register for 

Come listen to the experiences of four formerly incarnated people

Come listen to the experiences of four formerly incarnated people

The Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County, A Brighter Way, and The Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice are pleased to co-host a live, very personal evening of reflection, storytelling, and faith from four formerly incarcerated people from Washtenaw County facing the barriers and challenges of re-entering society from prison.

“A Short History of Structural Racism” Series

“A Short History of Structural Racism” Series

Register Required Join ICPJ for a series on Structural Racism by Ayo Magwood and Uprooting Inequity. In the final session, ICPJ Co-Directors Desiraé Simmons and Eleanore Ablan-Owen will host a reflection and action-planning conversation. Join us for all of the virtual sessions, or join the 

2023 ICPJ Harvest Dinner

2023 ICPJ Harvest Dinner

We are deeply grateful to all who have worked with ICPJ for peace and justice since our founding in 1965. Autumn is a beautiful season to make the time to celebrate our collective work, to gather as a community, share stories, and reflect upon our movement’s growth and successes. We invite you to gather with us for the ICPJ Harvest Dinner to be held on Wednesday, November 8th, at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse, 100 Market Place, Ypsilanti.

Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup in Chile

Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup in Chile

September 11th, offers a time for us to more deeply understand the history and impacts of this attack on democracy and the ways that the people have fought for justice.1973 Coup in Chile Exhibit: “Secrets of State: The Declassified History of the Chilean Dictatorship”August 28 

Join the ICPJ 2023 Annual Meeting ~ June 22nd 5-7pm

Join the ICPJ 2023 Annual Meeting ~ June 22nd 5-7pm

Let us know you’re coming ~ RSVP for the ICPJ 2023 Annual Meeting Here! The next 18 months is critical for the future of democracy. ICPJ is building our collective capacity to organize for safe, accessible, transparent, and just elections and democratic processes. We are creating space for 

ICPJ Supports UM Grad Workers

ICPJ Supports UM Grad Workers

Most of the University community doesn’t know that GSIs are paid only $24,053 a year. We’re asking you to circulate the letter (https://bit.ly/SupportGEO) among your departments, coworkers, classmates, and unions. ICPJ has signed the letter to support UM Grad Workers, the below is a March 13th update from the Graduate Employee Organization (GEO).

2023 Spring Connect & Act

2023 Spring Connect & Act

Register here: https://givebutter.com/ICPJ_2023_Spring_Connect_Act 2023 Spring Connect & Act will start with a session at noon to ground ourselves in our bodies and connect with our intention to build toward non-violence. After a brief welcome, we’ll move into skill-building sessions on: compassionate listening, conflict resolution, storytelling as an 

ICPJ Winter Mixer

ICPJ Winter Mixer

Join us for a low-key fun evening to welcome new ICPJ Members & connect with friends in movements for justice. RSVP here: https://givebutter.com/2023_ICPJ_Winter_Mixer We would like to do our best to keep everyone safe. Masks strongly recommended. Extra masks and sanitizer available.