Peace & Justice Resources
The following websites will provide more detailed information regarding various issues.
North American Dominican Justice Promoter’s Gospel Call to Justice
The ministry of the North American Dominican Promoters of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation is to encourage all members of the Order of Preachers and their associates to embrace a deepening of the Dominican charism to search for and preach TRUTH as it impacts the lives of people and planet. In this effort they join with Dominicans world-wide to promote the call of Gospel justice and help guide the study of and advocacy for human rights and climate justice in our world today. These efforts are augmented by our Dominican presence at the United Nations in New York and Geneva. The Dominican Justice Promoters commit to the following priorities: Climate Justice, Peace and Security of All Life, Migration and Immigration, Human Trafficking, and Economic Justice. Click here to read more.
America Friends and Service Committee - www.afsc.org
A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
Amnesty International - www.amnesty.org
A worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote internationally-recognized human rights.
Bread for the World - www.bread.org
A nationwide Christian movement that seeks justice for the world's hungry people by lobbying our nation's decision makers.
Catholic Campaign for Human Development - usccb.org/about/catholic-campaign-for-human-development/
The domestic anti-poverty, social justice program of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Its mission is to address the root causes of poverty in America through promotion and support of community-controlled, self-help organizations and through transformative education.
Catholic Coalition on Climate Change - catholicclimatecovenant.org/
The Coalition has launched the Catholic Climate Covenant to take responsibility for humanity's contribution to climate change and to be an advocate for those who will be left out of the public policy debate on climate change.
Catholic Mobilizing Network – catholicmobilizing.org
A national organization that mobilizes Catholics and all people of goodwill to value life over death, to end the use of the death penalty, to transform the U.S. criminal justice system from punitive to restorative, and to build capacity in U.S. society to engage in restorative practices.
Coalition on Human Needs – chn.org
An alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies which address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations.
Friends Committee on National Legislation - www.fcnl.org
A nationwide network of Quakers and like-minded people who work together to bring Friends' values to bear on public policy in our nation's capitol.
Interfaith Immigration Coalition – interfaithimmigration.org
A partnership of faith-based organizations committed to enacting fair and humane immigration reform that reflects our mandate to welcome the stranger and treat all human beings with dignity and respect. Coalition members work together to advocate for just and equitable immigration policies, educate faith communities, and serve immigrant populations around the country
Justice for Immigrants – justiceforimmigrants.org
an organization formed from the US Catholic Bishops commitment to make immigration reform a priority of the U.S. Catholic Church, and to create a culture of welcome in which all migrants are treated with respect and dignity.
NETWORK - www.networklobby.org
The National Catholic Social Justice Lobby educates, lobbies and organizes to influence the formation of federal legislation to promote economic and social justice.
Pax Christi USA - www.paxchristiusa.org
Strives to create a world that reflects the Peace of Christ by exploring, articulating, and witnessing to the call of Christian nonviolence.
Learning for Justice - learningforjustice.org
An arm of the Southern Poverty Law Center, it focuses on educational resources for teaching antiracism and equality. The videos and lesson plans are free to educational institutions.
US Sisters Against Human Trafficking – sistersagainsttrafficking.org
A collaborative, faith-based national network that offers education, supports access to survivor services, and engages in advocacy in an effort to eradicate modern-day slavery. As a member of Talitha Kum International, we are connected to a global network of women religious working to end human trafficking.