Current Realities in El Salvador| Speaker Danielle Mackey | Tuesday, March 8th ~ 7pm

Current Realities in El Salvador| Speaker Danielle Mackey | Tuesday, March 8th ~ 7pm

Register for the (online) event here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/228024355987.  There is no cost for these events, but your donations to ICPJ help us to be able to continue this work of educating and mobilizing in our communities.  Danielle, a member of The New Yorker‘s editorial staff, based 

#Licenses4LovedOnes

#Licenses4LovedOnes

Monday, February 7th 8am-11am (in person)Join ICPJ to send postcards to legislators!Meet us at the Daytime Warming Center First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor, 517 East Washington, Ann Arbor Monday, February 7th 10am-11am (Online)Join ICPJ to send postcards to legislators!Register via this link. Wednesday, February 

Biden’s Approach Toward the Northern Countries of Central America | Speaker Lisa Haugaard | Tuesday, February 8th ~ 7pm

Biden’s Approach Toward the Northern Countries of Central America | Speaker Lisa Haugaard | Tuesday, February 8th ~ 7pm

Register for the (online) event here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/228024355987.  There is no cost for these events, but your donations to ICPJ help us to be able to continue this work of educating and mobilizing in our communities.  Lisa is the Co-director of the Latin America Working Group, 

Resident Race to Zero Waste

Resident Race to Zero Waste

ICPJ is excited to be participating in this week of environmental action, you can learn more about the challenge and sign up here: https://livezerowaste.org/resident-race-to-zero-waste/

Support Community-Led Unarmed Crisis Response

Support Community-Led Unarmed Crisis Response

TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT THE CROS PROPOSAL The Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice works toward non-violence in our communities, knowing that this can only be achieved through genuine racial and economic equity and justice and by uprooting systems of oppression. Many in our communities 

Emergency Action: Sunday, January 16th, at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility at 12pm

Emergency Action: Sunday, January 16th, at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility at 12pm

Emergency Action, Sunday, January 16th, at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility, at 12pm. It’s located at 3201 Bemis Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.Conditions at Michigan’s one prison for women have been problematic long before COVID. Overcrowding, lack of access to mental health and adequate medical services, lack of programming, major staffing shortages which lead to fatigue and outright abuse, antiquated buildings, sewage & heating and cooling systems, and more have plagued Women’s Huron Valley for years.

How Can Ann Arbor Move to 100% Renewable Energy?

How Can Ann Arbor Move to 100% Renewable Energy?

Article written by Jan Wright & Joyce SteinMoving to 100% renewable energy is essential for carbon neutrality!It’s seemingly impossible due to DTE’s energy mix and current State laws.But now there are two active possibilities for solving this dilemma! Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) is a new 

U.S. Guns & Militarism in Mexico: John Lindsay-Poland 2022 Latin America Caucus Speaker Series Launches January 11th

U.S. Guns & Militarism in Mexico: John Lindsay-Poland 2022 Latin America Caucus Speaker Series Launches January 11th

Register for the (online) event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/228024355987.  There is no cost for these events, but your donations to ICPJ help us to be able to continue this work of educating and mobilizing in our communities.  John has written about, researched and organized action for human rights 

Warrant Resolution Day

Warrant Resolution Day

by Donnell Wyche, Senior Pastor Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor & Past President ICPJ We had an amazing time at the Warrant Resolution event on Tuesday at the Freighthouse in Ypsilanti. After 12 months of planning, including recruiting 40 volunteers, we launched our first warrant 

Join ICPJ for the #DriveSAFE Brown Bag Wednesday, October 20th, 12pm-1pm

Join ICPJ for the #DriveSAFE Brown Bag Wednesday, October 20th, 12pm-1pm

Join us for a brief zoom meeting – to provide all the information you need to know about the #DriveSAFE effort to restore drivers’ licenses for all Michiganders, including undocumented immigrants. Registration required here. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sce-prj8qGtAcsVNK4mM5TWTiFRQTsxJ2 We all want the right to care for our loved 

Rally in Lansing to Support Second Look Legislation | Thursday, October 14th 12-3pm

Rally in Lansing to Support Second Look Legislation | Thursday, October 14th 12-3pm

Second Look legislation creates a pathway for sentencing judges to review cases to evaluate if people who have been in prison for 10 years or longer are a danger to the community. More information: https://bit.ly/SecondLookRally

Warrant Resolution Day: Sign Up to Volunteer for Tuesday, November 16th

Warrant Resolution Day: Sign Up to Volunteer for Tuesday, November 16th

The Warrant Resolution Project is a community-based restorative justice initiative in partnership with ICPJ seeking to create a safer community by assisting residents with information, education, and solutions to outstanding warrants before the courts in Washtenaw County. On Tuesday, November 16th, in cooperation with the 

Faith-Based Climate Witness in Ann Arbor Monday, October 18th | 11:30am

Faith-Based Climate Witness in Ann Arbor Monday, October 18th | 11:30am

Keep Oil in the Ground, not in the Water Ann Arbor Friends Meeting (Quakers) invites you to bear peaceful witness to the urgency of the climate crisis. We will gather at 11:30am in the parking lot behind Blake Transit Center (William St), walk together around noon to 

2021 ICPJ Harvest Dinner

2021 ICPJ Harvest Dinner

Traditionally, the harvest is a time of intense labor, gathering the final yield of the year’s labors, followed by a celebration. We had hoped to gather together in person this year to celebrate and honor the amazing work that has been done, however with ongoing 

Action Alert: Support Anthony Hamilton and his mom, Cynthia Harrison

Action Alert: Support Anthony Hamilton and his mom, Cynthia Harrison

Background article in Politico, “How a Liberal Michigan Town Is Putting Mental Illness at the Center of Police Reform” by Lynette Clemetson about Anthony Hamilton and his contact with the criminal legal system in Washtenaw County. https://www.politico.com/…/police-reform-mental-health… Here are four things we can do to 

She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, and Power 1619 to 1969 with Professor Gloria J. Browne Marshall

She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, and Power 1619 to 1969 with Professor Gloria J. Browne Marshall

Co-sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.®, Delta Psi Omega Chapter, the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, and the NAACP, Ann Arbor Chapter Wednesday, June 30, 2021 ~ 7:00 8:30 p.m. via ZoomREGISTER HERE “The Black Woman is extraordinary. These true stories reveal courage in the 

Paint in the Park with Rachel Montgomery: ICPJ Fundraiser June 27, 2-4 pm

Paint in the Park with Rachel Montgomery: ICPJ Fundraiser June 27, 2-4 pm

Join ICPJ for our first FUNdraiser of the year! We will have Ypsilanti artist, Rachel Montgomery, lead us as we paint our own art replication of one of her pieces. There will be time to meet and mingle with other guests and to enjoy the 

#DriveSAFE Week of Action May 17th – May 21st

#DriveSAFE Week of Action May 17th – May 21st

ICPJ is a member of Drive Michigan Forward (DMF) — a coalition made up of immigrants and allies. Our goal is to restore driver’s licenses to all and pave the way for basic dignity and security for members of our community.More information here. There are six important requests that we are making 

ICPJ’s 2021 Annual Meeting

ICPJ’s 2021 Annual Meeting

Sunday, May 23rd, 3 – 5 pm (Remote) Registration Required: https://bit.ly/3d5Hkur (link is case sensitive) Click here to see the bios of Board member candidates nominated by the current ICPJ Board during its March 2021 Board meeting. Voting will take place during the Annual Meeting, 

Compassionate Community Conversations:

Compassionate Community Conversations:

Flores Exhibit, with Voices of Youth in Border DetentionMay 6th, 6:30 pm Registration Required Here: https://bit.ly/3wuCXld (case sensitive)