Achieving social change is not easy. The problems and issues people face are complex and require thorough research and well thought out plans for action. Rather than offering short term solutions to issues complex social issues, we conduct independent analysis and reflection in order to affect real change for those experiencing structural injustice. The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has developed a reputation for credibility, competence and compassion in a number of key areas of public policy. The policy focus of our work shifts naturally from year to year, as it is a priority of the Centre to respond in a relevant way to the changing needs of society.
Our current focus areas include:
But there is an on-going interest in working strategically to press for policy changes that promote economic and social justice.