The National Federation for Just Communities proudly works 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 support 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 prejudice and discrimination.

Interested in becoming a member?

Contact the NFJC or complete and submit the Membership Application form.

The NFJC 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 Development 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

Interested in becoming a member?

Contact the NFJC or complete and submit the Membership Application form.

National Federation for Just Communities Members

The California Conference for Equality and Justice
Kimmy Maniquis, Executive Director
3711 N. Long Beach Blvd., Suite 1017
Long Beach, CA 90807
Serving Southern California
Phone: 562-435-8184  Fax: 562-435-8318

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

Inclusion Center for Community and Justice
Yulia Goff, Executive Director
14 Heritage Center
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Serving Utah
Phone: 801-587-0823

Inclusive Communities
Maggie Wood, Executive Director
6001 Dodge Street
CEC – Unit 122
Omaha, NE 68182
Serving Nebraska & Western Iowa
Phone: 402-391-4460  Fax: 402-391-4577

Just Communities of Arkansas
Donald Wood, Executive Director
1400 W. Markham Suite 405
Little Rock AR 72201
Serving Arkansas
Phone: 501-372-5129  Fax: 501-372-5120


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

Nestor A. Rodriguez, Executive Director
150 SE 2nd Avenue Suite 411
Miami, FL 33131
Serving Greater Miami
Phone: 305-755-6096  Fax: 305-755-6094

Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion
Steve Spreitzer, President & CEO
525 New Center One
3031 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202-3025
Serving Michigan
Phone: 313-870-1500 Fax: 313-870-1501

The National Conference for Community and Justice, Connecticut/Western Massachusetts
Cynthia Martin, President & CEO
1095 Day Hill Road, Suite 100
Windsor, CT 06095
Serving Connecticut & Western Massachusetts
Phone: 860-683-1039 Fax: 860-683-1409

NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad
Ivan Canada, Executive Director
713 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Serving Piedmont Triad, North Carolina
Phone: 336-272-0359  Fax: 336-272-1814

NCCJ St. Louis
Gregory Donovan, Interim Director
1405 Pine Street, Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63103
Serving Missouri & Illinois
Phone: 314-432-2525  Fax: 314-260-9865

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

Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
Moises Echeverria, President and CEO
100 West Fifth Street LL 1030
Tulsa, OK 74103
Serving Oklahoma
Phone: 918-583-1361  Fax: 918-583-1367

Nancy Broner, Executive Director
1 UNF Drive, Building 53, Suite 2750
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Serving Northeast Florida
Phone: 904-620-1529  Fax: 904-620-5604

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