It’s Time to Celebrate!

  • August 2, 2018

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The board of directors of AJS is thrilled to report that we have received sufficient donations and pledges to cover the cost of constructing our new office in Honduras!



The Power of Prayer in Structural Reform

  • July 31, 2018

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“We want a deep change in our country… a person who responds to our longing for justice,” we prayed during the Attorney General selection process.



Jill Stoltzfus (VanBeek): Growing in Justice with AJS

  • July 31, 2018

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“As AJS has continually challenged me and helped me to grow in my understanding of justice, I have also been able to share this message with people around the world,” writes AJS Executive Director Jill Stoltzfus.



In the Election of the Attorney General, Christians “Cry Out for Honduras”

  • June 28, 2018

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“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.”



Standing Witness: How One Woman’s Testimony Helped AJS Solve a Murder

  • June 27, 2018

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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…



Youth share Prayer and Advocacy Letter with the Honduran National Congress

  • May 24, 2018

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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…



Three Questions of Civil Society: What, Why, and How

  • March 20, 2018

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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?



Empowering Communities to Transform Public Schools

  • March 13, 2018

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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.



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