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Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center Records

Identifier: IJP

Scope and Content

Advisory Board Minutes, 1985-1987; newsletters, events sponsored, and bibliographies, 1985-1992; publicity, 1985-1992; Annual Reports, 1985-1992; personal statements; records of priority committees including Central America / Sanctuary Committee, Peace Committee, Women and Poverty Committee, Women / Church Committee, Racism Committee, and Economic Justice Committee; and other records.

Also two video tapes (AIJP), one giving an overview of the Center and the other recording the 1990 and 1991 Annual Meetings at Mt. St. Joseph Convent.


  • 1962-2012


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An association of religious communities and individuals dedicated to justice and peace who cooperate in educational outreach and political action. IJPC has committees on Peace, Central America, Racism, Women and the Church, Women and Poverty, and Economic Justice.

In 1992 the sponsors were Sisters of Charity, Sisters of St. Joseph of Medaille, Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, and Franciscan Sisters of the Poor; associate members were Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor, Good Shepherd Sisters, Sisters of the Precious Blood, Sisters of St. Ursula, Ursulines of Brown County. An advisory (governing) board consists of representatives delegated by sponsors.

The Center has its offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Louise Akers, SC, served as coordinator, 1985-1992.


5 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center
Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center Records
University of Notre Dame Archives
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
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