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CPJ's 60th Anniversary Event in Edmonton
CPJ’s 60th Anniversary Celebration in Edmonton
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Interfaith call to action: Ending human rights violations in immigration detentions in Canada
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The Power and Hope of Art in Advocacy

In the digital age, art serves as a powerful tool for social change beyond words and statistics. Making art requires patience and embodies a counter to urgency. Communal art projects foster collaboration and participation.

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From Where to Here

In the 2023 Fall Catalyst, Walter Neutel reflects on 60 years of CPJ and the history that made us the organization we are today. Walter discusses the Dutch immigrant community in Canada post-World War II, focusing on their formation of communities and Christian schools, and highlights the advocacy work of CLA and CJL, which later became CPJ.

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International Development Week 2024: Joint Statement by Citizens for Public Justice, International Justice Mission Canada, and World Renew

For international development week CPJ joined International Justice Mission Canada and World Renew for a joint panel at Centennial College on February 6th, and Redeemer University on February 7th. The three organizations discussed how they work to center the agency of individuals and communities most impacted by injustice and inequality in their work.

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An Offering of Hope

Natalie Appleyard discusses the need for hope, advocacy, and transformative policy changes to address poverty, especially among Indigenous peoples. She emphasizes the importance of embodying hope through action and collaboration to create systemic change.

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Consultation on Framework for an Oil and Gas Sector Emissions Cap

There is little question that we are currently in a Climate Crisis. In Canada, we see fires that overtake our forests every summer, the floods and droughts, and melting glaciers and permafrost, all of which can and have damaged our non-fossil-fuel natural resources and communities. As a northern nation full…

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🌎#GiveItUpForTheEarth at The Climate Virus online workshop!🦠📅Tuesday, March 19, 2024⌚6:30 PM (EST)💻Online (Zoom)Join us as we combat the heaviness of climate work with hope through an insightful workshop lead by Julia Sterling. Dive into insights from environmental leaders and collaborate to brainstorm urgent climate action plans for Canada. Learn from COVID-19 lessons to inspire new, eco-friendly ideas for our communities. Envision a just and sustainable future together!Click the link in our bio to register for the workshop or to learn more about Give it up for the Earth!#climateaction #climatejustice #sustainablefuture #climatecrisis #environmentaljustice #climateactionnow #justtransition #CPJ #publicjustice
🎨Art is a way to advocate🎨In this Catalyst article, former Public Justice intern, Rena Namago, explores the value of art in advocacy. In the digital age, art serves as a powerful tool for social change beyond words and statistics. Making art requires patience and embodies a counter to urgency. Communal art projects foster collaboration and participation.Click the link in our bio to read the full article.#hope #advocacy #justice #collaborativeart #peacemaking #storytellingart #activism #migrantrights #socialjustice #policychange #systemicchange #CPJ #publicjustice
During #COP28, the federal government announced a proposed framework to limit the amount of GHG that oil and gas companies can produce. However, this proposal is insufficient - We require a timely emissions cap, with improved targets that is enforceable and loophole-free. One that focuses on communities and individuals, not profit. On February 5th, we submitted a consultation to the government voicing these concerns. Click the link in our bio to read our submission.#emissionscap #climateaction #climatejustice #climatecrisis #sustainablefuture #climateadvocacy #climateactivism #environmentaljustice #endfossilfuels #cdnpoli #CPJ #publicjustice #climateactionnow
Two weeks ago, CPJ participated in International Development Week by cohosting two panel discussions about holistic development with @worldrenewcanada and @ijmcanada at @redeemer_u and @centennialcollege. It was great to be a part of this conversation and to see people come together with a desire for a more just and equitable world.Click the link in our bio to read our joint statement on International Development Week 2024.#IDW2024 #InternationalDevelopmentWeek #GoForTheGoals #communitydevelopment #advocacy #CPJ #publicjustice #socialjustice #faithleadersforjustice #globaldevelopment #faithinaction #equity

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