Who is IPJC?

The Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center acts for justice in the church and in the world. IPJC is sponsored by twenty-four religious communities and collaborates with Catholic, ecumenical, interfaith and other organizations in carrying out this mission. Our story of peace & justice began in 1991 with a vision of our religious communities of collaboration among individuals, churches & organizations to build community & create change for the common good.



A Story of Transformation

The Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center has produced over 20 publications on a wide range of issues; held 35 conferences; & facilitated more than 500 retreats, workshops & presentations in parishes, schools & communities, creating a network of people acting for justice & transformative spirituality.

A Story of Leadership

More than 12,000 women have participated in our programs of empowerment, spirituality & justice for our church & world.

  • 5 convocations convened over 7000 for prayer, ritual, education, celebration & transformation
  • WEAVERS—Women’s Experience & Voice Expressed in Ritual & Story: 347 gatherings at 27 sites for prayer, ritual & leadership in our church
  • 2 books & 4 music CDs distributed worldwide

A Story of Engagement

Members of our Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment use their power as shareholders to engage the Top Fortune 500 Companies on social, economic, and environmental justice issues. Our shareholder advocacy, including resolutions & hundreds of dialogues, has changed corporate policy on human rights, human trafficking, global health, and environmental sustainability.

A Story of Global Community

Our Justice Cafés bring young adults together for community, spirituality and action for justice. Members gather locally and connect internationally through social networking in the US, Canada, and Africa.

A Story of Faithful Citizenship

IPJC organizes a network of committed citizens to advocate for people who are poor and vulnerable and environmental sustainability. Thousands from across the U.S. use our online Legislative Action Center to contact their federal legislators.