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Earth as Our Home

We offer you Earth as Our Home for reflection on Earth Day—April 22.

The booklet is a project of Catholic Sisters for a Healthy Earth, which includes two of IPJC’s affiliate communities, the Sinsinawa Dominicans and the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Too often when we hear the word 'house' we only think of a physical building and its rooms. But what if we began to think of the Earth as our house—with various rooms—what would we need to do to make this 'house' a true 'home'?

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AMOS2013IPJC Spring 2014 Justice Journal on "Technology"

Download A Matter of Sprit Spring 2014 pdf Podcast

Inside AMOS:

  • "Technology and Human Dignity" by Nick Mele
  • "The Double-Edged Sword: Environmental & Social Impacts of Technology" by Joy Scrogum
  • "Prospecting the 21st Century: Data Mining & the Common Good" by Davin Heckman, PhD
  • "Considering Technology for Worship" by Quentin Schultze, PhD
  • "Changing the World, One Upload at a Time" by Cassandra Hunter
  • "The Digital Angels of our Nature" by Michael Bugeja, PhD
  • "When I Post, I Wonder..." by Dan Masterton
  • Questions for Reflection, IPJC News Announcements and Events and more!

(download the footnotes from the Spring 2014 issue)

VigilHuman Trafficking Vigils


Every first Sunday of the month, IPJC hosts silent vigils to raise awareness and stand in solidarity with victims of human trafficking. Click here to learn how you can get involved!

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IPJC Justice Cafes for Young Adults

April Topic--Act for Justice Cafe: End Human Trafficking
With cafes happening around the world, we have an incredible opportunity to unite to create a global wave for change!

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Find a justice cafe near you with our interactive cafe map!

To learn about how to bring Justice Cafes to your local community, contact the Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center at 206-223-1138 or

Visit the Justice Cafe Facebook Page to join in the conversation with young adults around the world!

Justice for Women Winter 2014 Newsletter

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NWCRI2013IPJC Annual Report 2012-2013

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We are proud and pleased to share with you the ministry accomplishments of the Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center (IPJC) and to ask you to partner with and contribute to this unique ministry of peace and justice.

As you read our report, reflect on the global outreach, the scope of our work, the small staff and what is accomplished with minimal resources. Then, imagine what would be possible if we all invested in this ministry in a new and deeper way?

Immigration ReformNew Immigration Resources!

Immigration Reform Update and Call to Action pdf

Between May & September 2013, five bills on immigration passed out of the Judiciary and Homeland Security Committee of the House of Representatives. These bills are part of the “piecemeal” approach to address the broken immigration system through numerous smaller bills instead of one comprehensive law.

This primer explores the issue, summarizes each bill and compares it to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops position on immigration reform.

An SNJM Call to Global Community
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8 page primer intended as an introduction to the causes and effects of migration. As an international congregation the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary have a unique lens through which they understand migration and its many forms in an era of globalization.

Explore IPJC's immigration resources here...

NWCRI2013NWCRI Annual Report 2013

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Last year, members of NWCRI brought 25 justice issues to the boardrooms of 51 corporations, engaged in over 60 dialogues and filed 21 share holder resolutions.

FrackingFracking Resources

IPJC has a new environmental resource for you to use!

Fracking has been added to our resources. Check out this new addition as well as numerous peace and justice resources located at the IPJC Resources & Links page.

Be sure to download the IPJC Hydraulic Fracturing Primerpdf icon, providing opportunities for education, analysis, reflection and action on the issue of hydraulic fracturing.

CoverJust Economics is a five session process for faith communities.

  • Biblical Economics
  • The Commons
  • The New Economy Movement
  • Taxes, Poverty and Wealth Gap
  • Simplicity and Sustainability

Process includes prayer, education, Catholic Social Teaching, analysis, discussion, signs of hope and action.

Download a Sample Sessionpdf or an Order Formpdf

Suggestions for Using Just Economics Booklets

  • A parish or community small group
  • An adult education program or series using the booklets
  • A follow up to JustFaith, RCIA, or other program where a community has been formed
  • Personal education and reflection

cam1Just Video Contest 2014!

The IPJC Just Video Contest is now in its 5th year!

Submissions have been received... check back here for more information on winners!

Watch Winning VideosWatch the 2013 winning videos and honorable mentions!

Grace on the Margins: The Musical

Did you miss the Women's Convocation V, or would you like to see Grace on the Margins again? Well, now you can with the "new" professionally re-edited DVD!

"Searching for meaning as a woman in the church and confronted with the challenges of a people and planet in peril, Grace's cries for help are answered by Hildegard of Bingen, Joan of Arc, Sojourner Truth and Our Lady of Guadalupe, who lead her on a journey of the heart to experience Grace on the Margins!"

DVDs are $15.00 each.

Would you like to perform Grace on the Margins at your school or in your community? The script and score are available!

Check out the Grace on the Margins: The Musicalpage for more details...

IPJC Video - Stop Human Trafficking

IPJC created a video to inspire individuals and groups to work to stop human trafficking and modern day slavery. It was presented for the Cascadia Center Camp Brotherhood Levine & Treacy "Peace and Harmony" Award, of which IPJC was the 2012 honoree.

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