With Legal Support, AJS Defends Children’s Right to Free Education

  • July 12, 2017

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When parents came to AJS saying their children’s public school was demanding unnecessary fees, AJS helped the parents file a formal complaint, and accompanied inspectors from the Ministry of Education as they investigated. The Ministry of Education found sufficient evidence to suspend both the principal and the vice-principal, and name new authorities for the school. Now for these students, free, public education really is free.



AJS Sheds Light on Violence in Chicago

  • July 10, 2017

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“We need to engage around topics like violence, education, and health care, we need to get involved. And if the message from Honduras is anything, it’s that we can learn about these things, we can change these things. It’s not as hard as we think.”



Saying “Yes” to the Call: Brave Christians Reforming the Police in Honduras

  • June 22, 2017

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Omar Rivera speaks on the work of the police commission – “We knew that what we were doing was planting a seed that would have incredible fruit – peace and safety for more than eight million people. As we in the Commission and at AJS continue in this work, we hope that people around the world will be encouraged and challenged to get close to the problems in their own environments.”



U.S. Lawyers Contribute to Systemic Change

  • May 19, 2017

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“AJS is in such an interesting position where they are able to both criticize and support. They critique, but then turn around and say ‘our intention is to lift you up and help you to better.’”



Advocacy Results in a Stronger Property Institute

  • May 19, 2017

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After a dismal 19% transparency and management score in 2015, no one would have guessed that Honduras’ Property Institute would be among the “most-improved” government institutions.



US Ambassador to Honduras Praises AJS’s Work

  • May 10, 2017

“As you know very well, ASJ is probably the most important civil society organization currently operating here [in Honduras]. It’s an organization that we in the United States embassy and the United States government partner with in many very important ways.”



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