Who We Are

The Institute for Community Peace (ICP) is a national organization that transforms community by changing the structures that cause social problems. ICP integrates practice, research, and innovation to support a broad audience of local and national partners. Supported by research, our structural change model places community will as the central driver of structural change. Our work also supports equal partnership among community and the larger domains in which they are embedded in the resolution of enduring social problems.



Losing Ground
by Vincenza Kamwendoposted 1/7/2014 10:32:04 AM
As October rapidly comes to a close, choosing to be optimists, perhaps the one thing that progressives and conservatives can agree upon is that government is not currently working well. The shutdown on ...

Structural Change 101
by Vincenza Kamwendoposted 1/7/2014 9:20:00 AM
During the 1960s and 1970s, decades of social justice efforts were catalyzed with policy and legislative victors in the racial justice, women’s rights and anti- war movements. The values lifted, strategies employed ...

It Takes A Village To Make A Self-Made Man
by Billy Buntinposted 7/26/2012 6:56:42 PM
We live in an interconnected world. Recent technological advances have made it even more so. Each of us in the United States lives in a country, state and community comprised of people working, living ...


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