Community Justice Initiatives Association
 

Changing Lives This Year

As 2013 is coming to an end, please consider Community Justice Initiatives (CJI) in your year-end giving.  Your donation changes lives.  Here's how:
 

$50 DonationDonate Here

  • Your donation of $50 supports the Little Black Book project. Funds go directly towards reaching at-risk teens with appropriate help in times of need. 
  • Schools and organizations throughout Greater Vancouver distribute CJI's information cards which points youth to the Little Black Book website - an online database with important information on health, violence prevention, education, counseling and more.  The card also lists key emergency numbers. 
  • Donations are used to print and distribute the information cards, as well as to regularly update the website database.
  • Read further about the impact of this youth resource here.


$100 DonationDonate Here

  • Your donation of $100 funds one high school student to be trained in CJI's Conversation Peace curriculum. 
  • CJI offers this 4-day training which provides students with essential mediation skills, as well as enhancing their ability to communicate effectively in variety of conflict situations. 
  • The students who take this course consistently give feedback of the life-changing skills they have gained. 
  • Learn more about what CJI's Educating for Peacebuilding program is doing in the Langley School District.


$200 DonationDonate Here

  • Your $200 donation provides one elementary or middle school classroom with 4 peace making circles focusing on CJI's Talking Peace curriculum. 
  • Circle discussions give students the opportunity to talk about critical issues that affect their lives.  These circles, facilitated by CJI staff, are a unique forum for honest and transparent communication among students. 
  • Teachers report seeing a new level of engagement from students as a direct result of these circles.
  • Read more about CJI's Talking Peace curriculum here.


$500 DonationDonate Here

  • Your $500 donation provides one victim of serious crime with necessary transportation for a face-to-face mediated session with the offender. 
  • These sessions focus on accountability, healing and closure issues for those involved in or affected by traumatic criminal offenses. 
  • With these funds, more victims will be given the ability to move forward with their lives.  It is truly life-changing for these individuals. 
  • Learn more about this Victim Offender Mediation Program and read stories of their changed lives.

Thank you for considering Community Justice Initiatives in your 2013 giving. 
You can donate safely and securely to this work through PayPal on
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