IJPC Holds Holiday Fundraiser

Dec 4, 2009 at 3:55 pm

A local nonprofit group dedicated to efforts at promoting peace and social justice will hold its annual holiday sale on Saturday.

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) will stage its seventh annual St. Nick Day Sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Peaslee Neighborhood Center, 215 E. 14th St., in Over-the-Rhine.—-

Various goods and products are featured at the fundraiser including Syracuse Cultural Worker items, greeting cards, mugs, bags, CDs, and more; Equal Exchange coffee, tea and hot cocoa; Divine Chocolate; international art and crafts from Ecuador, Ghana, Madagascar, El Salvador and elsewhere; work by local artist Mary Ann Lederer’s art, books by local authors and more.

Founded in 1985, IJPC is a coalition of faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. The group addresses local, national and international concerns focusing on economic justice, women's issues, human rights, racial equality, the death penalty, peace and the environment.

For more information, call 513-579-8547.