About

 Who We Are

Coordinator Julie Fischer & Administrative Assistant Erin Ryan in front of our office on Winnebago Street

Coordinator, Julie Fischer & Office Administrator, Erin Ryan in front of our office on Winnebago Street

The Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center, Inc. (NEIPJC) is a 501(c)(3) public charity that provides space for education and networking.  We create initiatives to promote peace, human rights, social and environmental justice.

We are located at 119 Winnebago Street in beautiful Decorah, Iowa; county seat of Winneshiek County. We seek to serve individuals in the 5 county area (Winneshiek, Howard, Allamakee, Clayton, and Fayette) through programs, presentations, workshops, and aid in many different ways. We seek to serve the world at large through our work supporting climate protecting initiatives

Please take some time to explore our website to learn about what we do at the PJC and how we act as “Host, Hub, & Helper” to the northeast Iowa region.

At the Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center we are an issues oriented, non-partisan, non-profit corporation. We work in areas that require our attention in order to increase civic engagement so that we can Improve the quality of life in our communities.

 

 

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We Currently have four active interest groups:

  • Peace Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Immigration
  • Environment

Each of these groups meets periodically to share and learn in order to take local action that affects these national and international issues and supports positive change.


Core Values

Respect:
Respecting and promoting the dignity and well-being of every human being and the earth on which we live.

Compassion:
For those in physical, emotional, financial, spiritual need; to seek out and serve the most vulnerable.

Cooperation:
Organizing individuals, groups, and communities to address conflict and systemic, structural, institutional injustice that creates or compounds human suffering, locally and globally.


happypeopleThe NEIPJC is a hub, host and helper for our community and the surrounding five county area.

How would you like to be involved?

Contact the Peace & Justice Center at:

  • 119 Winnebago Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101
  • 563-382-5337
  • neipjc@gmail.com
  • Find us on Facebook! NE Iowa Peace & Justice Center, Inc – Hours: 9 am- 4 pm; Monday-Friday

 

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