Welcome to MAPJ!

Featured Events

WILLMOTTMAPJ ANNUAL MEETING & DINNER FEATURING: KEVIN WILLMOTT
It’s that time of year when MAPJ’s members gather for our annual meeting and reflect on what has transpired during the year that has passed. And we have much to reflect on this year!
Inspiring us to look to the future will be Junction City native and professor of film at the University of Kansas, Kevin Willmott who will speak about Dr. King’s call for us to be Creatively Maladjusted in relationship to his films and responding to the new threat of the Trump administration.
 
APRIL 29, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
FRITH COMMUNITY CENTER 2002 TUNSTALL CIRCLE (OFF JARDINE DRIVE, 2 BLOCKS. WEST OF DENISON)
MAPJ members are requested to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share. MAPJ will provide the main entree for this year’s meal. A cash bar will be available in the Frith Center.

Our Mission

The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice will educate and organize for peace and social justice at home and abroad. We believe this requires more equal access to wealth and well-being for all members of our community and nation, a world community based on peaceful conflict resolution, freedom from economic exploitation, universal human rights, and cooperation among nations for the preservation of our planet’s environment.

Our History

MAPJ square logo 200 x 200MAPJ has been working for the causes of justice and peace since 1992. We have sponsored educational programs and political action on national and international issues. These include living wages, racial justice, climate change, G.I. rights, Palestinian sovereignty, support for undocumented members of the Manhattan community, and opposition to American military and economic domination of peoples in Latin America and the Middle East.

Empowering our Community

MAPJ works in coalition with churches, community groups, residents, faculty and students to empower individuals to chose a life grounded in peace and justice.

As an organization we:

  • Mobilize actions and demonstrations
  • Advance progressive causes through education and outreach
  • Sponsor speakers and freethinkers
  • Host community planning and building events

As an alliance we provide local social movements with:

  • Political networks through advisory and relationship building
  • Peace and justice training
  • Newsletter and website services
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit status

 

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