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. 

In 2018, eight Justice Leadership Days were held:

February 12 & 13                          Auckland                             St Joseph’s Centre, Takapuna, Auckland
February 21                                    Hamilton                             St Peter's Catholic School Hall, Hamilton
February 28                                    Dunedin                               South Dunedin Parish, Dunedin
March 7 & 8                                     Christchurch                      St Gregory's Parish, Bishopdale, Christchurch
March 13                                          Palmerston North            Diocesan Centre, Palmerston North
March 16                                          Wellington                          Avalon Community Hall, Avalon, Lower Hutt

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.

Resources from the Justice Leadership Days are available through our resources filter page and on this page, see below:

Justice Leadership Day 2018 Programme

Main Slide PowerPoint (this will download and you will need to open it)

12 Minute Challenge Cards

12 Minute Challenge Supervisor Answer Guide

Problems in Parejah (this Word doc will download and you will need to open it)

World Peace Country Profile Cards

World Peace Country GPI Rankings

Leymah Gbowee inspiration

Current Hotspots Posters

School Brainstorm Template (this Word doc will download and you will need to open it)


View photos from Justice Leadership Days 2018 on Flickr:

Justice Leadership Days 2018

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