CJP Impact Report 2020-21 profiles year of change and innovation

How has CJP changed in the year 2020-21? How do we do justice and peacebuilding education in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, sustained racism and oppression, poverty and inequality, global climate change, and political polarization?

What has changed in the way we do our work? What is still valid and needs to continue?

Click here to delve into this report for how CJP is working at answers to these questions and MORE:

  • Highlights of the year: Recognizing disruption, launching new programs and revising others, CJP faculty and staff stayed connected to core commitments and values while responding the challenges of the pandemic. It wasn’t all easy, or pretty, or simple. And the work continues.
  • Read about the MA in Transformational Leadership: “A New Degree for a New Time,” two new grads and their plans for the future.
  • A network of CJP alumni and friends are working to change the criminal justice system of Virginia.
  • CJP welcomes new faculty and staff.
  • Meet lawyer and conflict transformation practitioner Jackie Font-Guzm├ín, EMU’s new executive director of diversity, equity, and education.
  • Read about our alumni and their new endeavors, nourishing connections and a bounty of new works.
  • Special thanks to our donors, who help us to connect peacebuilders with education, skills, support, and mentorship.