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.

Recent News

April 19, 2022

Talk of Alaska: Collaborative project Permafrost Pathways tackles a thawing Arctic

April 12, 2022

Donors Pledge $41 Million to Monitor Thawing Arctic Permafrost The six-year effort by climate scientists and policy experts aims to fill gaps in knowledge about planet-warming emissions and help affected communities in Alaska. By Henry Fountain April 11, 2022 Climate scientists, policy experts and environmental justice advocates on Monday announced a major project to better understand […]

    MEDIA CONTACT:  Woodwell: Natalie Boyle, Kennedy School: Liz Hanlon,   Woodwell Climate Research Center, Arctic Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Alaska Institute for Justice partner to fill critical gaps in Arctic permafrost data, inform mitigation policy, and develop just adaptation strategies  FALMOUTH, MA — April 11, 2022 — Today, […]