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, increasingly focused on human rights-based responsible global citizenship. 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.
Bahrain comes down hard on journalists. 15 journalists and citizen-journalists (like Nabeel Rajab, a blogger who heads the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights) are now in prison, and major media (Agence France-Presse, Reuters, the Associated Press, Fr...
The World Bank continues to enjoy immunity from legal responsibility. It stays above the law, concerned that otherwise it will face a floodgate of litigation because of its actions.
Et pourtant le Burundi demeure membre du Conseil des droits de l’homme...
Renewable energy without human rights protection can bring abuse, with impacts on indigenous peoples, access to land and water, and the safety of human rights defenders.
Note: Our name was changed in 2014. Social Justice Connection was known as The Social Justice Committee of Montreal from 1975 to 2014.