Social Justice Connection is an independent organization providing education and advocacy about human rights, global poverty and inequality. Our vision is one of social justice, and of fairness and cooperation in a viable and sustainable world in which human rights are universally respected.
Educonnexion is our educational program, bringing together people who want to teach, learn and act as responsible global citizens. It seeks to empower people with the tools and skills to be informed, effective and inspired contributors to a connected and peaceful world.
SJC’s advocacy is focused on the need to respect international human rights standards in global finance.
For more than 25 years, The Upstream Journal has told the stories of communities facing poverty, oppression and marginalization with the goal of giving them, to the extent we could, a voice.
Yet another activist was killed in Guatemala this week, during protests against a hydroelectric dam being built without the consent of local indigenous groups.
Guatemalan environmentalist Laura Leonor Vasquez Pineda was shot dead by unknown men who raided her home during the night. She was a member of the Committee for the Defense of Life and Peace in San Rafael Las Flores near the El Escobal silver mine...
CJS et 156 autres organismes considèrent que la Banque mondiale met en péril les droits des agriculteurs aux semences, la sécurité alimentaire, et l'avenir de notre planète.
SJC joins organizations around the world calling for the World Bank to end its Enabling the Business of Agriculture project, saying that it "jeopardizes farmers’ right to seeds, food security, and the future of our planet."
On 7th anniversary of earthquake, Haitian farmers file land grab complaint highlighting harm caused by disaster “recovery” efforts
3,500 Haitian farming people were forced off their land to make way for an industrial park financed by the Inter-American Development Bank. Promised land they didn't get, and with a minimal cash compensation, many of the 442 families have been imp...
Note: Our name was changed in 2014. Social Justice Connection was known as The Social Justice Committee of Montreal from 1975 to 2014.