8th Day Center for Justice

Organization's name: 8th Day Center for Justice
Organization's acronym: ZAP
Former Name(s): ZAP
Headquarters address  
Address: 205 West Monroe, Suite 500 Chicago, IL 60606-5033
United States of America
Phone: 1-312-641-5151
Fax: 1-312-641-1250
Email: info@8thdaycenter.org
Web site: www.8thdaycenter.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • Spanish


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Climate Change
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Culture
  • Debt Relief
  • Development
  • Disarmament
  • Environment
  • Human Rights

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women

Social Development:
  • Poverty
  • Social policy

Sustainable Development:
  • Climate change
  • Gender equality
  • Mining
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • United States of America
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1974
Year of registration (YYYY): 1998
Organizational structure: We are a non-hierarchial organization.
Number and type of members: We are composed of several Catholic-affliated religious communities.
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Workers and trade unions
  • Women
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: We have worked with Vivat International and Unanima.
Publications: Centerings- published 3 x per year.