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.



Confronting the Structures of Race
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:41:35 AM
During the past months the country has been witness to several events that illuminate our national relationship with race and power under a neoliberal frame. A series of racist remarks dominated the public's ...

Framing Inequality
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:41:24 AM
The emergence of inequality as a potentially moveable frame has awakened a new populism among progressives. The elections of Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio, coalescence around inequality by progressive ...

Losing Ground
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:41:07 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 ...


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