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(39.07369,-108.55998)
 

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Mission Statement

Our Vision

Grand Valley Peace & Justice was established in 1990. In order to serve the common good of all, we invite all denominations and communities to join with us to effectively create and implement projects and programs on local, national and international justice concerns.

Mission Statement

Grand Valley Peace & Justice is a discerning, influential presence in the midst of the broader community. We are committed to advancing our mission through the following:

EDUCATION concerning the moral response to social issues of the day, with special emphasis on the respect and dignity of all persons, a preferential option for the poor and vulnerable, and protection of God's creation.

ADVOCACY actions to be taken to defend, promote, support protect or enhance another person or group understood to be disadvantaged or denied justice in our society.

NETWORKING with other organizations, faith-based and otherwise, in order to serve the common good of people everywhere.

Description

Current Activities Homeless AdvocacyEmergency Shelter Program (ESP)

Area churches providing winter shelter for the homeless

One Congregation - One Family

Community mentor teams work with homeless families & inviduals toward achieving self-sufficiency

10 Year Plan to End Homelessness

Collaborative & community process to address root causes of poverty

Humanitarian SupportAlternative Christmas Fair

Helping fund 35 international agencies & 20 local agencies

CROP Walk

Helping the hungry in Mesa County and the world

Immigration ReformSupporting Fair and Humane Policies

"Who is my neighbor?" a four week immigration awareness series

Sheepherder Project

Sell Cafe Justo Coffee to benefit the Sheepherder Project

Environmental ProtectionUranium Impact Awareness

Milling, mining, transport, and waste

Website

http://www.gvpeacejustice.org

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