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

June 18, 2017

Globally, the twenty-first century has seen 16 of the hottest 17 years on record. In the Pacific Northwest, average air temperatures, which rose only 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit between 1895 and 2014, are expected to increase another 3 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit by 2100. Heavy rainfall events have increased in frequency, snowfall has decreased, and glaciers […]

May 15, 2017

DISPLACED BY CLIMATE CHANGE Tuesday, June 6th 6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30) Williwaw, 601 F Street, Anchorage No entry fee, open to the public Join the Alaska Institute for Justice Research and Policy Institute in welcoming guest speakers Salote Soqo and Patricia Cochran as they address their experiences on the “front lines” of environmental […]

March 15, 2017

Congratulations to Kari Robinson, AIJ Deputy Director, for garnering the 2017 Carla Timpone Award for Activism. The award, from the Alaska Women’s Lobby, honors hard work, dedication, and leadership in Juneau. Thank you, Kari, for your advocacy and work on behalf of Alaskan women, children and families! More info at: http://www.akwomenslobby.org/timpone.html