The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice
The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice (VPSJ) is a voluntary organisation, and was established in 1995 to work for social and economic change, tackling poverty and social exclusion.
The Partnership is comprised of four national organisations:
The Society of St Vincent de Paul
The Daughters of Charity
The Vincentian Congregation
The Congregation of the Holy Faith
The core values of the VPSJ are:
Dignity of the Individual
Solidarity with People in Poverty
Promotion of Equality
Confrontation without Aggression
In order to achieve its goals the VPSJ is engaged in four key activities:
Active Citizenship / Voter Education Programme
Researching the reality of poverty
With a particular focus on the facilitation of Active Citizenship / Voter Education Programmes with communities in disadvantaged areas, and the promotion of a Minimum Essential Standard of Living (income and expenditure) for all households.