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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

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.

History:
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

We Can Brew It: Women in San Diego Revolutionizing a Male Industy

  • Today, 4:45 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Craft Beer has been transformative in our San Diego economy, creating countless new jobs and opportunities. Even though beer has traditionally been a male dominated industry, there are incredible women trailblazers in our region. Please join us for our Woman for Social Impact Summer Experience, “We Can Brew It: Women in San Diego Revolutionizing a Male Industry.” Learn from the protagonists of this revolution and taste their beer at our ... Read more

All upcoming events at Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

We Can Brew It: Women in San Diego Revolutionizing a Male IndustyToday

10th Annual La Mancha AwardsOctober 19, 2017

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