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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
- 5998 Alcalá Park
- San Diego, CA 92110
- Fax 619-260-7570
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Through education, research and peacemaking activities, the Institute offers programs that advance scholarship and practice in conflict resolution and human rights. The Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego draws upon Catholic social teaching that sees peace as inseparable from justice and acts to prevent and resolve conflicts that threaten local, national and international peace.
The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ) at the University of San Diego was founded in 2000 with a generous gift from San Diego philanthropist Joan B. Kroc, who stipulated that the Institute not only "talk about peace, but make peace."
Beginning with a Dedicatory Conference in 2001, which was attended by former Presidents Jimmy Carter of the United States and Oscar Arias Sanchez of Costa Rica, along with many other peace-builders and representatives from four conflict-affected states, the IPJ has worked to bring together the powerful and the marginalized to build strong peacebuilding coalitions.
Upcoming event at Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
- Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Presented by the University of San Diego School of Law’s Children’s Advocacy Institute. In an expansive documentary exposé, "Fail State" investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling decades of policy decisions in Washington D.C. that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploited millions of low-income and minority students, leaving ... Read more
All upcoming events at Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
'Fail State': A Screening & ConversationMarch 28, 2018