Protecting the Human Rights of Alaskans

The Alaska Institute for Justice (AIJ) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of all Alaskans.  Formerly known as the Alaska Immigration Justice Project, it transformed into the Alaska Institute for Justice to reflect the inclusion of an additional program dedicated to environmental and social justice issues, the Research and Policy Institute.

Promoting Justice, Empowering Survivors & Protecting the Human Rights of All Alaskans
Provides legal assistance to immigrants and refugees including survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, and crime victims.
Only agency that trains Alaskans as interpreters and provides a statewide referral service for agencies to ensure their services are accessible to limited English proficient Alaskans
The Research and Policy Institute is engaged in social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level.

About Alaska Institute for Justice

Promoting Justice, Empowering Survivors & Protecting the Human Rights of All Alaskans

Alaska Immigration Justice Project

Provides legal assistance to immigrants and refugees including survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, and crime victims.

Language Interpreter Center

Only agency that trains Alaskans as interpreters and provides a statewide referral service for agencies to ensure their services are accessible to limited English proficient Alaskans

Research and Policy Institute

The Research and Policy Institute is engaged in social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level.
The Research and Policy Institute is engaged in social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level.
The Research and Policy Institute is engaged in social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level.
The Research and Policy Institute is engaged in social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level.
The Research and Policy Institute is engaged in social and environmental justice research to inform public policy at the local, national and international level.

Recent News

February 02, 2017

November 8, 2016 | Editor’s Pick By Liz Mineo, Harvard Staff Writer In one of the most dreaded science-fiction scenarios, entire communities are forced to abandon their homes because rising sea levels, droughts, and storm surges, driven by climate change, endanger their lives. It’s already happening in Alaska, where warmer temperatures are melting permafrost, eroding […]

December 22, 2016

For Immediate Release December 22, 2016 Washington D.C. – Today, the Department of Homeland Security officially ended a Bush-era registry created after 9/11 to track noncitizen men from predominantly Muslim countries. The registry, known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS), was shown to be ineffective and had not been used for years.  Nonetheless, […]

December 21, 2016

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced they are introducing bipartisan legislation to protect young undocumented individuals should the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program be discontinued. U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) are original cosponsors of the bill. Like DACA, […]