Institute for Peace and Justice
Phone: (619) 260-7509
Fax: (619) 260-7570

Location: KIPJ Room 113
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Fostering Peace, Cultivating Justice, Creating a Safer World



We offer three locally based programs: 1) Women PeaceMakers documents the stories and best practices of international women leaders in peacebuilding, 2) WorldLink connects youth to global affairs, and 3) the Distinguished Lecture Series brings high-level national and international leaders to campus to discuss cutting-edge issues in peace and justice.


In the Field

International peacebuilding initiatives are at the core of the institute’s work and mission. We invite you to read about our current and past fieldwork or our many publications on peace and justice issues.

Meet IPJ community partner and Myanmar youth peacebuilding initiative DIVERZE Youth Art Platform at The Art of Peace: Creative Approaches in Conflict Resolution, from Nov. 11-14, 2015.


Women PeaceMakers Program Featured on KPBS

Najla Ayoubi of Afghanistan and Galia Golan of Israel — two of this year’s IPJ Women PeaceMakers — were interviewed on KPB…

Meet the IPJ's Program Officer for Women PeaceMakers

The IPJ welcomes Stephanie Chiu, the new program officer for Women PeaceMakers, the program she previously served in as a peace writer three…

Kroc School seeks Executive Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

The University of San Diego Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies seeks an innovative leader and scholar in the practice of peace and justice…

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2015 Annual Women PeaceMakers Panel

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre


2015 Day of the Girl Child

2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
UC San Diego, International House Great Hall


SECURITY & EXTREMISM IN AFGHANISTAN: How are regional dynamics impacting women?

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice A/B

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