Our Members

The National Federation for Just Communities proudly works in 12 states across the country to:    

  • Provide mutual support and assistance between and among all members.
  • Practice information sharing, particularly best practices.
  • Practice consensus building among the members regarding social and political issues of local and national significance.
  • Show collegial respect for all members.
  • Encourage. and supports local creativity and innovation.
  • Support local community building efforts.
  • Support our members’ work on local social justice issues that match our mission.
  • Help. build our members’ mission-driven programming.
  • Practice zero tolerance for all forms of oppression and inequality.
  • Practice zero tolerance for all forms of prejudice and discrimination.

National Federation for Just Communities Members

American Conference on Diversity
Elizabeth Williams-Riley, President & CEO

109 Church Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Serving New Jersey
Phone: 732-745-9330 Fax: 732-745-94119
www.americanconferenceondiversity.org

The California Conference for Equality and Justice
Wende Nichols-Julien, J.D., President

444 West Ocean Blvd. Suite 940
Long Beach, CA 90802
Serving Southern California
Phone: 562.435.8184 Fax: 562.435.8318
www.cacej.org

Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio
Peggy Zone Fisher, President & CEO

3659 Green Road, Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44122
Serving Northeast Ohio
Phone: 216-752-3000 Fax: 216-752-4974
www.diversitycenterneo.org

Inclusive Communities
Beth Riley, Executive Director
10040 Regency Circle
Omaha, NE 68114-3723
Serving Nebraska & Western Iowa
Phone: 402.391.4460 Fax: 402.391.4577
www.inclusive-communities.org

Just Communities of Arkansas
Ruth D. Shepherd, Executive Director

1400 W. Markham Suite 405
Little Rock AR 72201
Serving Arkansas
Phone: 501.372.5129 Fax: 501.372.5120
www.arkansasjustcommunities.org

Just Communities, CA Central Coast
Jarrod Schwartz, Executive Director
1528 Chapala St., Suite 308
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Serving the Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties of CA
Phone: 805.966.2063 Fax: 805.246.1566
www.just-communities.org

MCCJ
Roberta Shevin, Executive Director

150 SE 2nd Avenue Suite 411
Miami, FL 33131
Serving Greater Miami
Phone: 305.755.6096 Fax: 305.755.6094
www.miamiccj.org

Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion
Thomas M. Costello, Jr., President & CEO

525 New Center One
3031 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202-3025
Serving Michigan
Phone: 313-870-1500 Fax: 313-870-1501
www.miroundtable.org

The National Conference for Community and Justice, Connecticut/Western Massachusetts
Andrea C. Kandel, Ed.D., Executive Director

1095 Day Hill Road, Suite 100
Windsor, CT 06095
Serving Connecticut & Western Massachusetts
Phone: 860-683-1039 Fax: 860-683-1409
www.nccj.org

NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad
Susan Feit, Executive Director
713 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Serving Piedmont Triad, North Carolina
Phone: 336-272-0359 Fax: 336-272-1814
www.nccjtriad.org

National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York
Lana D. Benatovich, President

360 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Serving Western New York
Phone: 713.853.9596 Fax: 713.852.0046
www.nfjcwny.org

Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
Jayme Cox, President & CEO

100 West Fifth Street LL 1030
Tulsa, OK 74103
Serving Oklahoma
Phone: 918.583.1361 Fax: 918.583.1367
www.occjok.org

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities
Jonathan C. Zur, President & CEO

5511 Staples Mill Road Suite 202
Richmond, VA 23228
Serving Virginia
Phone: 804.515.7950 Fax: 804.515.7177
www.inclusiveva.org

The National Federation for Just Communities Advantage

Membership Benefits

  • Membership in a national organization dedicated to social justice
  • Inclusive governance structure - one member/one vote
  • Affordable and equitable annual membership fee
  • Connectivity to colleagues across the country for networking
  • Participation in the NFJC Annual Conference
  • Professional Developmemt and Mentoring Programs for executives and staff
  • Opportunity to raise awareness and expand the reach and scope of our work through national exposure and recognition via the NFJC website
  • Opportunities for joint fundraising as they arise
  • Independence to focus on issues relevant to your geographic region
  • Access to web-based clearinghouse service for program sharing
  • Regularly scheduled conference calls and opportunities to discuss perspectives on issues, and to share best and promising practices
  • Member representation from large metropolitan and geographic areas to mid-sized cities and small communities provides a breadth of experience and relevancy and a national view of social justice work
  • Potential for national presence through marketing and co-branding beyond your regional borders