AFSC Iowa is currently focused on working with immigrants in Central Iowa to help build a sense of community so that new immigrants will be able to participate in the political processes in their communities. In collaboration with immigrant and immigrant-ally organizations, AFSC is educating and organizing for comprehensive immigration reform. AFSC Iowa's Legal Services Program helps hundreds of immigrants and refugees from dozens of countries each year.
4211 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
515.274.2003 - fax
Committed to a simple, nonviolent lifestyle living and working among poor people. Provides direct services and engages in activities which foster social justice.
P.O. Box 4551
Des Moines, IA 50306
Phil Berrigan House: 515-282-4781
Drake SJP works in solidarity with the struggle of the indigenous Palestinian people against apartheid and occupation. In addition to organizing protests, memorials, and other events that attempt to visualize the Palestinian struggle, we organize frequent educational events that give a voice to the Palestinian narrative as well as highlight the plight of the Palestinian people under Israeli aggression.
The Franciscan Peace Center (formerly Center for Active Nonviolence and Peacemaking) was created as means for integrating Franciscan spirituality with the mission of promoting active nonviolence and peacemaking, as well as advocating for social justice issues and care for the earth. Most recently, the Center has focused on nuclear disarmament, immigration reform, the death penalty, poverty, environmental concerns, and active nonviolence.
843 Thirteenth Avenue North
Clinton, Iowa 52732-5115
Provides resources to Iowa's peace and justice community from a faith perspective.
4100 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50313
IADP is an independent, non-partisan, non-sectarian, grass-roots organization committed to preventing reinstatement of the death penalty in Iowa through public education and political activism.
PO Box 65397
West Des Moines, IA 50265
The mission of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is to empower and unite grassroots people of all ethnic backgrounds to take control of their communities; involve them in identifying problems and needs and in taking action to address them; and be a vehicle for social, economic, and environmental justice.
2001 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Just Peace Outreach Group (JPOG) (no website)
JPOG addresses issues of peace and justice from a Christian point of view. We gather to discuss and promote understanding of these issues based on the teachings and example of Jesus.
c/o Roger Farmer
2830 Coppock Road
The Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center (a 501(c) public charity) provides a space for education and networking. We create initiatives to promote peace, human rights, social and environmental justice.
119 Winnebago St.
PEACE Iowa promotes international peace through education, intercultural communication, public witness, citizen involvement, and personal choices.
26 East Market Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52245
Veterans for Peace informs the public about the true causes of war and the enormous costs of wars, with an obligation to heal the wounds of wars.
PO Box 947
Iowa City, IA 52245-0947
Workers for Peace Iowa strives to promote peace in ourselves, our families, our community and our world by supporting structures for peaceful resolution of conflicts.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Last updated January 10, 2018