About Us

Vision

To create a just world one corner at a time – a world that is equitable and sustainable, with a just economy, that is harmonious with people, planet and profit.

Mission

Engage and equip communities  with tools to fight for justice. Alabama is the launching point for our work and initiatives.

Contact Us

The People's Justice Council

1500 Daniel Payne Center

Birmingham, AL 35214

678-913-7477

info@thepeoplesjusticecouncil.org

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21 November

Solar Fee Limited Public Hearing

Why does Alabama Power have some of the highest profits in the country yet charge high fees on residential and small businesses that install clean, renewable solar power?

9 AM Public Service Commission Hearing Room

100 North Union Street Montgomery, 9th Floor

Interfaith Statement
on Energy And Equity

 

The People's Justice Council and Alabama Interfaith Power & Light ask for your signature and that of your house of faith.

December

Justice Does Not Take a Holiday

During this holiday season, the PJC wishes you a peaceful and just transition to a caring and equitable New Year.

 

Please support our work if you can.

 

Making a Difference

The People’s Justice Council (The PJC) was incorporated as a nonprofit corporation in July 2018. Based out of Birmingham, Alabama, The PJC will primarily provide services to globally. The goal is to collaborate with interdisciplinary partners in all aspects of our work in service to disenfranchised communities.  

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Values

The People’s Justice Council is a

values-driven organization. Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They include:

Empowering

Leadership development, advocacy, multiplying from a position of strength

 

Justice

Moral obligation, doing the right thing, fighting for people and communities that are oppressed 

 

Equitable

Fair distribution of resources, equal opportunity, bottom-up approach to leadership, communities speak for themselves through a democratic process

 

Resilient

Just adaptation to climate change impacts, winning by overcoming obstacles, the systematic accomplishment of our vision

 

Creative

Innovation, collaboration, new ways to outreach creating unique and out of the box partnership alignments - we dare to be different to solve the problem

 

Tenacious

Determination to stay in the fight and win, even when it is really challenging

Programs

The People's Justice Academy

Providing tools for building power through training and organizing. We work with environmental justice communities to organize from the grassroots up. We advocate and educate for the leadership of grassroots at the planning table for movement building.

Click here to learn more.

Alabama Interfaith Power and Light

Alabama Interfaith Power and Light (Al IPL) is The People's Justice Council's environmental stewardship program. AL IPL is an interfaith program that sees environmental Stewardship through the lens of faith. We work with congregations to educate and advocate for a healthier planet and people.

Click here to learn more.

Faith and Justice Education Program

Raising awareness about local environmental justice issues. Providing Organize monthly webinars about faith and justice to engage clergy and community leaders.

This webinar is a partnership with the United Church of Christ and is co-hosted by Rev Dr. Brooks Berndt and Rev Michael Malcolm, MDiv MBA

Events

Nov 18th

9:00AM-12:00PM

PANIC Goes to City Council: Round 2

7212 3rd Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35206

Nov 18th

6:00PM CST

ADEM Public Hearing on the Tyson Foods Blountsville Facility

Ameircan Legion Hall

1148 College Street Blountsville, AL 35031

Nov 21st

9:00 AM CST

Public Service Commission Hearing Room

100 North Union Street Montgomery

9th Floor

 

Dec 5th

5:30PM-8:00PM CST

"Birmingham and its history of violence: How do we move forward  without forgetting our past"?​

2409 2nd Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203

Help us to spread our love and faith through education and advocacy.