The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Justice Leadership Days

Thank you to all the students and teachers that participated in Justice Leadership Days in 2018 and made them such a great success. We are looking forward to meeting more future social justice leaders in 2019!


Early each year Caritas facilitates whole-day workshops around the country for secondary students responsible for raising awareness of justice and peace issues among their peers. 

Eight Justice Leadership Days will be held in 2019:

  Wellington Diocese  Knox Presbyterian Church, Lower Hutt  Wednesday 20 February
  Palmerston North Diocese  Diocesan Centre, Palmerston North  Friday 22 February
  Dunedin Diocese  South Dunedin Parish, Dunedin  Wednesday 27 February
  Christchurch Diocese  St. Gregory's Parish, Bishopdale, Christchurch  Wednesday 13 March or
  Thursday 14 March
  Auckland Diocese  St. Columba Centre, Ponsonby, Auckland  Thursday 21 March or
  Friday 22 March
  Hamilton Diocese  St. Mary of the Cross Mackillop Church, Rotorua  Thursday 28 March


Secondary schools are invited to bring up to 12 senior students to participate in the full-day workshops on social justice and leadership. Information on Caritas resources is also available for teachers.

For more information on Justice Leadership Days, contact us or phone 0800 22 10 22 to speak to Michael Stewart, Caritas Social Justice Education Coordinator. Information on Caritas resources is also available for teachers.

Resources from the Justice Leadership Days are available through our resources filter page.


View photos from Justice Leadership Days 2018 on Flickr:

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