The core of ICPJ’s work comes from our six volunteer-led program areas and working groups. These program committees bring people together from a variety of religions and backgrounds to work on a specific peace and justice issue. To join one of the program’s task forces, call (734) 663-1870.
- NO Weapons, NO War – Focuses on promoting alternatives to military engagement and eliminating nuclear weapons and other weapons of indiscriminate warfare.
- Hunger – Organizes the CROP Hunger Walk and other education and advocacy events to address hunger locally and around the world. Meets irregularly depending on upcoming events (such as the CROP Walk) – Call ICPJ at (734) 663-1870 for more information.
- Latin America – Opposes U.S. militarism in Latin America, especially by the U.S. School of the Americas/WHINSEC, a military training institute in Ft. Benning, GA. Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM, at 1st Baptist of Ann Arbor (512 E. Huron, Ann Arbor).
- Racial & Economic Justice – Explores ways to confront racism and promote justice for the poor in our community.
- Common Ground for Peace in Israel/Palestine – Unites people of different faith backgrounds to work together on issues of Middle East peace.
- Climate Change and Earth Care – Works with religious and community groups to stop global warming and promote environmental protection. Email Bill to find out the next meeting.
(All programs, unless otherwise mentioned, meet at St. Aidan’s Episcopal/Northside Presbyterian, 1679 Broadway, Ann Arbor, 48105.)