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

October 05, 2017

Human rights are the moral fibers woven throughout humanity and remind us that we each deserve to live lives of dignity. The right to be free from hunger, the right to housing, the right to safe drinking water, and the right to an adequate standard of living constitute the foundation upon which freedom, justice, and […]

September 29, 2017

  People walk among debris on the seashore in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, September 21, 2017.    With so much destruction from this season’s hurricanes in the Caribbean, there are going to be a lot of people on the move — looking to start their lives in new places. We’ve already seen mass movements of people from areas plagued by drought, floods or storms. […]

September 15, 2017

Ana Lavagnino, center, who said she is a daughter of an immigrant, shows her support for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) during a rally in Anchorage on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in the wake of President Trump’s announcement to end protection for hundreds of thousands of “dreamers,” children who were brought to the U.S. […]