"We demand that the Attorney General selected be the man or woman that the country deserves, someone who pleases God, who is respectable, competent, diligent, independent, and brave, a person committed to lead the fight to reverse the impunity that for so long has damaged the country of Honduras."

After Rosa’s husband was shot in front of her by two gang members, she found herself paralyzed by fear. But AJS psychological counseling led her towards healing, and empowered her to participate as a witness in the trial of the men who killed her husband. Rosa’s bravery helped AJS to achieve a conviction in the case. Now Rosa stays involved with AJS as a community informant, helping to keep her community safe for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

Early in the morning, more than seventy youth, pastors, and staff members of AJS gathered on the steps of the Honduran Supreme Court to meet with the committee responsible for naming the finalists for Honduras' Attorney General. After an extended time of prayer, the youth read the following letter, demanding a transparent process and quality candidates. 

I wish you could hear the rain crashing down on my tin roof right now. It’s the first time it's rained for months and the wild noise makes me so happy – a sign that brown landscapes, smoky skies and relentless heat are coming to an end. Rain here brings renewal – and feels like the perfect way to celebrate moving from a difficult season into a season of renewal in Honduras.

Pray with us!

AJS-Honduras director Carlos Hernández graces another newspaper front page, the headline calling him a representative, not just of AJS-Honduras, but of Honduran “Civil Society”. But what exactly does that mean?

Sacrificing hours from their busy weeks, volunteers use simple information-gathering instruments to record things like how many days schools meet for class, how many classes are taught, and for how long, whether the school has textbooks and materials, and other issues important to children’s education.

Pray with us!

AJS is taking action to ensure that Honduran politicians cannot continue to steal money from the Honduran public

With great sadness, the staff and board of AJS mourn the loss of Pete Harkema, our board President, our capital campaign director, and our dear friend.

DONATE
TODAY

Your generous donation will support work for justice in Honduras

Subscribe to Email Updates

Hear the stories. Learn the opportunities. Connect to the Justice Movement. We promise to keep you informed but not overwhelmed.

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

From the Justice Journal

AJS began confronting community violence with a single investigator and a single lawyer, both of whom acted as trusted bridges between victims of violence and the judicial system, helping victims navigate the complicated path to justice. Individuals may not have trusted the police, but they grew to trust AJS, who knew them personally, supported them with emergency needs, and even prayed alongside them.

logo-low-resolution-new.png

Association for a More Just Society (AJS)
PO Box 888631
Grand Rapids, MI 49588

info@ajs-us.org

1 (800) 897-1135