For 38 years, the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center has been a resource for peace seekers in Greater Cincinnati to come together, share ideas, and create tangible change for a more just world.

On Wednesday, October 4th, we are thrilled to host our first Annual Gathering as Ignite Peace.

This new name embodies our dedication to a peaceful future and the energy and passion we all bring to our shared vision.

Ignite Peace (formerly IJPC), remains committed to the mission of educating and advocating for peace, challenging unjust systems, and promoting the creation of a nonviolent society.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate our rich history while embarking on a new chapter by attending our 2023 Annual Gathering: Forward Together.

Over the past two years, the No Death Penalty Ohio Coalition built a movement that saw historic legislative progress. Though the legislation that would end Ohio’s death penalty did not pass, we are determined to keep pushing for repeal. It’s a new session and new bills ending Ohio’s death penalty are poised for introduction. Join us at a statewide grassroots meeting to learn about the campaign, ignite or reignite the spark for abolishing the death penalty, and to learn how you can play a role.

We need people like you to join the bipartisan movement to end the death penalty.

Anti-Death Penalty Statewide Grassroots Meeting
Monday, April 17
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Via Zoom – Register here

Join us for just 1 or all 5 sessions of the Strategic Nonviolence for Peace Advocacy certificate program! This five session certificate program explores the philosophy, theory, and practicalities of nonviolence.

Spring 2023 Schedule
Session 3: Peace in Practice
Tues. March 7, 6:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Session 4: Interpersonal Communication
Tues. March 21, 6:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Session 5: Sustaining Ourselves
Tues. April 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST

To register and for more information click here.

Join us for just 1 or all 5 sessions of the Strategic Nonviolence for Peace Advocacy certificate program! This five session certificate program explores the philosophy, theory, and practicalities of nonviolence.

Spring 2023 Schedule
Session 3: Peace in Practice
Tues. March 7, 6:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Session 4: Interpersonal Communication
Tues. March 21, 6:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Session 5: Sustaining Ourselves
Tues. April 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST

To register and for more information click here.

Join us for just 1 or all 5 sessions of the Strategic Nonviolence for Peace Advocacy certificate program! This five session certificate program explores the philosophy, theory, and practicalities of nonviolence.

Spring 2023 Schedule
Session 3: Peace in Practice
Tues. March 7, 6:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Session 4: Interpersonal Communication
Tues. March 21, 6:00 – 8:30 PM EST
Session 5: Sustaining Ourselves
Tues. April 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST

To register and for more information click here.

All are welcome to the monthly Immigrant Dignity Coalition meeting to learn, connect, and mobilize for immigrant justice. We will be celebrating the end of our Summer of Citizenship for All Campaign and discussing next steps.

Wednesday, September 22
6:30 – 8:30 PM
RSVP to [email protected] for link
Facebook event page

All are welcome to the monthly Immigrant Dignity Coalition meeting to learn, connect, and mobilize for immigrant justice. We will be celebrating the end of our Summer of Citizenship for All Campaign and discussing next steps.

Wednesday, September 22
6:30 – 8:30 PM
RSVP to [email protected] for link
Facebook event page

This November the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) is thrilled to host local artists for the 2021 annual gathering, The Art of Justice: Creative Visions for Peace, at the Woodward Theater. In collaboration with SOS Art, IJPC will showcase local artists whose visual and performance pieces share a vision for peace that will inspire all those in Greater Cincinnati seeking a just society. In addition to featuring local artists, IJPC will share highlights from the last year and honor local residents for their work building peace in our community.

Due to COVID-19, the capacity of the event will be limited and all guests will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If you are not vaccinated or cannot attend in-person, virtual tickets are available for a livestreamed version of the event.

This November the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) is thrilled to host local artists for the 2021 annual gathering, The Art of Justice: Creative Visions for Peace, at the Woodward Theater. In collaboration with SOS Art, IJPC will showcase local artists whose visual and performance pieces share a vision for peace that will inspire all those in Greater Cincinnati seeking a just society. In addition to featuring local artists, IJPC will share highlights from the last year and honor local residents for their work building peace in our community.

Due to COVID-19, the capacity of the event will be limited and all guests will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If you are not vaccinated or cannot attend in-person, virtual tickets are available for a livestreamed version of the event.

Join people of faith across Ohio to stand in solidarity for abolition of the death penalty. Recognizing the injustices in our criminal justice system, we are unwilling to participate in the cruel and inhumane practice of sentencing our fellow neighbors to death. We join together across religious traditions calling in one voice for the abolition of the death penalty. Our goal is to register 1 faith community from each of Ohio’s 88 counties.

Register here, or copy this address into your browser: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/OhioanstoStopExecutions/abolitionweek.html

There are several ways to participate: