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The Central Kentucky Council for Peace & Justice is a coalition of peacemaking groups and individuals, incorporated in 1984. We are a unique association of groups that address the whole fabric of peace and justice issues. Some groups are associated with religious denominations - others are secular. Some concentrate on peace within the individual, family, and community - others emphasize international peace. But all of its member individuals and groups believe that peace and justice best can be advanced by working together.

The Council is united by dedication to the following principles:

1. Nonviolent solutions to conflict;
2. An equitable distribution of the world's resources;
3. Acceptance of diversity in people, political systems, and beliefs;
4. Respect for the dignity of every individual; and
5. Human rights for all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, sexual
orientation, religious, political, and philosophical beliefs, age, or disabilities.

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Our primary objectives are: - To provide members and the community with resources and information about peace and justice issues. - To mobilize, coordinate, and support activities and actions focuses on peace and justice issues. - To facilitate and encourage communication and interchange of ideas among our members and within the community.