Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
The Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, (ICPJ) is a community based interfaith organization whose mission is to empower people of faith and of conscience to act on their religious or moral values to build a better world. Our congregation works with ICPJ on local issues related to peace, nonviolent training, racial justice, and others. Meeting times of five task forces are listed on their website www.icpj.net; to confirm, call 734-663-1870.
- Disarmament focuses on nuclear disarmament and international arms control. This group usually mets on 1st and 3rd Fridays at 11:45AM at Memorial Christian Church. Contact: 734-663-1870.
- Globalization supports people-centered alternative to corporate globalization. Contact: 734-663-1870.
- Hunger organizes the CROP Hunger Walk and other education and advocacy events to address hunger locally and around the world. Contact: 734-663-1870.
- Latin America educates on justice issues affecting Latin America (sweatshops, drug wars, etc.) and opposes U.S. militarism in Latin America, especially works to close the U.S. School of America/WHINSEC a military training facility; meets 2nd Tuesday at 7:30pm at First Baptist Church. UUAA Contact: Arlene Huff, 769-2172.
- Racial & Economic Justice explores ways to confront racism and promote justice for the poor in our community. Contact: 734-663-1870.
ICPJ also has volunteer service opportunities for phoning, database entry, mailings, etc.; for information call the ICPJ