AJWS Staff

Your Summer Social Justice Checklist

Here are five ways you can act on your values for social justice this summer. Keep reading to learn more about each action, and then download your list so you can keep track of your progress!   #1: Sign our petition for climate justice From record-breaking heat to deadly droughts, the climate crisis is escalating …

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Stories of Hope for Springtime: Growth, Renewal and Change

Earth Day is around the corner, a time when we can bask in the beauty of spring — the season of growth, renewal, hope and change. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to introduce you to some inspiring members of the global AJWS community working to protect the environment and cultivate …

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Stories of Hope: Women Leading the Way into the New Year

This week marks what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 landmark ruling that established the legal right to abortion. A right that was mournfully struck down last June, marking the first time the Court has taken away a constitutionally protected liberty. Yet, in the months …

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The Crisis in Haiti and the Source of Hope for a Peaceful, Democratic Future

Haiti is in crisis. After more than ten years of rule by a corrupt, violent, U.S.-backed regime, the country’s government has essentially collapsed. Gangs—operating with the support of politicians and elites—control many regions of the country, terrorizing civilians with kidnappings and massacres of entire communities. This gang rule has led to shortages of food, water …

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