AJS Hosts International Experts in Anti-Corruption

  • August 16, 2017

Through its three conferences, “Communities of Learning” brought civil society leaders of international prominence together to discuss topics important to Honduran society. Experts in the fight against corruption and impunity encouraged Honduran citizens to be involved and committed in the justice process of their country by supporting the justice system, demanding transparency from politicians and denouncing corruption.



AJS Partners with Secretary of Education to Address Sexual Abuse in Schools

  • August 10, 2017

AJS has spent nearly a decade working to protect children from sexual abuse, and seven years on making the public education system in Honduras more effective and transparent. Now a new initiative combines these goals, helping to strengthen the education system’s methods of receiving, processing, and responding to cases of sexual abuse in schools.



With Legal Support, AJS Defends Children’s Right to Free Education

  • July 12, 2017

When parents came to AJS saying their children’s public school was demanding unnecessary fees, AJS helped the parents file a formal complaint, and accompanied inspectors from the Ministry of Education as they investigated. The Ministry of Education found sufficient evidence to suspend both the principal and the vice-principal, and name new authorities for the school. Now for these students, free, public education really is free.



AJS Sheds Light on Violence in Chicago

  • July 10, 2017

“We need to engage around topics like violence, education, and health care, we need to get involved. And if the message from Honduras is anything, it’s that we can learn about these things, we can change these things. It’s not as hard as we think.”



Saying “Yes” to the Call: Brave Christians Reforming the Police in Honduras

  • June 22, 2017

Omar Rivera speaks on the work of the police commission – “We knew that what we were doing was planting a seed that would have incredible fruit – peace and safety for more than eight million people. As we in the Commission and at AJS continue in this work, we hope that people around the world will be encouraged and challenged to get close to the problems in their own environments.”



U.S. Lawyers Contribute to Systemic Change

  • May 19, 2017

“AJS is in such an interesting position where they are able to both criticize and support. They critique, but then turn around and say ‘our intention is to lift you up and help you to better.”



Advocacy Results in a Stronger Property Institute

  • May 19, 2017

After a dismal 19% transparency and management score in 2015, no one would have guessed that Honduras’ Property Institute would be among the “most-improved” government institutions.



US Ambassador to Honduras Praises AJS’s Work

  • May 10, 2017

“As you know very well, ASJ is probably the most important civil society organization currently operating here [in Honduras]. It’s an organization that we in the United States embassy and the United States government partner with in many very important ways.”



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