Dionisio: The Life of a Brave Christian Throughout the week, AJS staff gather to discuss how to continue working for jsutice beneath this mural, which reads: “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.”…
“What has also struck me about [AJS] is their imagination: they imagine new ways of prodding and assisting the government to do what it should be doing, new ways of standing alongside victims,” wrote philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff after one of his visits to Honduras to observe the work of AJS.
Orar. Soñar. Trabajar. Pray. Dream. Work. – motto of Transformemos Honduras “Six years ago, we had a crazy idea,” says Kurt Ver Beek, vice president of the Association for a More Just Society (AJS). It’s true, the goal of a cross-country bike race to raise awareness about corruption in public education was ambitious, even a…
Watch recording of Kurt’s talk during Calvin College’s prestigious lecture series.
First reports from AJS’s landmark anti-corruption agreement with Transparency International and Honduran Gov’t
AJS’s Youth and Family Project Works to Prevent Cycles of Injustice and Poverty — Including Through Teen Pregnancy Prevention
As leaders in doing justice in Latin America, AJS helped host one of three simultaneous launch events
By giving away two-thirds of all the money he had, James made a sacrificial gift that became a meaningful reminder to our Honduran staff of the fearless love and commitment to justice that many AJS supporters like James also share.
On warm summer evenings in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, dusk falls and the sun dips low to silhouette the large hills surrounding the city — hills scattered with homes of the city’s poorer residents. The darker it gets, the more pronounced becomes the dancing constellation of orange lights on the city streets.
Carlos Hernández, president of AJS-Honduras, had the chance in April to talk about AJS’s work in Honduras with Barack Obama