Tag: advocacy

Advocating for Justice in Washington D.C.

  • November 26, 2019

Earlier this month, our Executive Director Jill Stoltzfus represented AJS in Washington D.C., as leaders from across the country gathered to discuss the future of immigration.



Meet Nelsy: An AJS Volunteer Transforming Her Community

  • February 26, 2019

When Nelsy’s not working or studying community development in college, she leads one of APJ’s regional youth chapters. Nelsy’s journey toward justice is an example of how AJS can inspire people to recognize opportunities for change in their community – and take action.



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

  • June 28, 2018

“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.”



Youth Share Prayer and Advocacy Letter with the Honduran National Congress

  • May 24, 2018

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.



U.S. Lawyers Contribute to Systemic Change

  • May 19, 2017

“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.”



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