The environmental justice research projects focus on community-based climate change adaptation. The social justice research projects focus on understanding the legal needs and access to protection and justice for crime victims.
AIJ’s research is cutting-edge, original, and reliable, and it spans a broad range of social and environmental issues. AIJ’s analyses are a trusted resource for policy makers, those in the media, and state and federal government organizations. AIJ conducts original research according to rigorous standards and, as a result, is a reliable source of information and analysis. We focus on participatory action research to work collaboratively on projects grounded in experience and social history. We emphasize collaboration – researchers and participants working together to examine a problematic situation or action to change it for the better.
AIJ provides visionary solutions and leadership. AIJ shapes public policy on the federal and state level through compelling research and innovative ideas.