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

April 11, 2019

Alaska Institute for Justice seeks volunteer attorneys and interpreters for: From A to B: Alaskans to the Border Dilley Detention Center – Dilley, Texas June 9-14, 2019 Work with asylum seekers being held in U.S. custody and learn of the many legal and practical challenges they face. Orientation and training will be offered. SPACE IS […]

March 22, 2019

In October, over 60 representatives of Indigenous and First Peoples communities from around the Pacific met in Girdwood, Alaska to share their experiences and knowledge about the ways the climate crisis is threatening their communities. The representatives adopted the following Declaration affirming their rights and calling upon leaders to support their efforts to adapt to […]

February 28, 2019

The purpose of the Language Access Plan (LAP) is to provide guidance to AIJ staff to ensure equal access to the services provided by the Alaska Institute for Justice for LEP individuals and individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. AIJ provides language access for LEP individuals and individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing because AIJ’s […]