Some of the things that we are doing:CPJ’s Envisioning Canada without poverty campaign seeks to engage citizens in advocating for a federal poverty reduction strategy. For over a decade CPJ has worked on refugee and immigration policy as part of our commitment to public justice and the biblical call to love our neighbour.For CPJ, our faith calls us beyond apathy or powerlessness. It calls us to a faith that opens us to our common humanity, our calling to love God by loving our neighbour also in our political life together.So together, we have donned the perspective of public justice.
For over 40 years CPJ has been at the forefront of Public Justice issues in Canada. Last year, CPJ moved to Ottawa.As CPJ has focused more and more on federal government policy, and on those policies which cut across and affect all provinces and territories, staff have been travelling increasingly often to Ottawa. This level of presence in Ottawa allowed us to have greater impact and to develop good relationships with government officials and partners. However, it was clear that our work could be enhanced by actually having our offices only streets away from those with whom we were engaging, rather than hours away.
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Inspiredby<br />faith<br />to act for justice<br />CITIZENS for PUBLIC JUSTICE <br />
We are...<br />a faithful response to God’s call for love, justice and stewardship.<br />
We envision...<br />a world where in which individuals, communities, societal institutions and governments all contribute to and benefit from the common good.<br />
Our mission...<br />to promote public justice in Canada by shaping key public policy debates <br />research and analysis<br />publishing, and <br />public dialogue.<br />
We support...<br />policies and practices which reflect <br />God’s callfor <br /> love, <br /> justice and <br />stewardship.<br />
What is Public Justice?<br />Public Justice is the political dimension of <br /> loving one’s neighbour, <br /> caring for creation and <br /> achieving the common good<br /> and the responsibility of government and citizens. <br />
Join us as we strive to eliminate poverty, promote diversity, fight to end of human trafficking and encourage environmental stewardship.<br />
Become a member of CPJ today<br />If you want a government that:<br />Treats refugees with respect and dignity.<br /> Is a leader in environmental stewardship.<br /> Has a plan to eradicate poverty in Canada.<br /> Is accountable for promises made.<br />visitwww.cpj.ca<br />
CITIZENS for PUBLIC JUSTICE<br />501 – 309 Cooper Street<br />Ottawa, Ontario<br />K2P 0G5<br />www.cpj.ca<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />1-800-667-8046<br />613-232-0275<br />
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