Saint Louis University Community Partner Profile
Organization Name: Institute for Peace and Justice
Contact Person:

Kathy McGinnis

Address: 475 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119
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Email Address:


Category: Adult Education and Social Justice/Advocacy
Internships Available?: Yes
Transportation Needed?: Yes

Mission Statement/Objectives:


The Institute for Peace and Justice is an independent, interfaith, not-for-profit organization that creates resources, provides learning experiences, and advocates publicly for alternatives to violence and injustice at the individual, family, community, institutional and global levels.


Service Opportunities:

  • Facilitator Volunteer: Assist staff member with the facilitation of a problem-solving classes for ex-offender women, as well as the teen-aged children and young children of the women.
  • Teen Street Theatre Volunteer: Work with teens on non-violent street theatre project.
  • Office Volunteer: This would include updating the website, doing research on peace and justice and creating brochures.
  • Facilitator Volunteer: Wednesday 6-8pm, Sunday 4-6pm
  • Teen Street Theatre Volunteer: Tuesdays 6-8pm
  • Office Volunteer: Mondays-Fridays, 9am-4pm

Volunteer Pre-Requisites:

- Interview
Directions from SLU: