AJWS Blog

The AJWS community has a lot to say about what's happening in the world. Read our insights about the struggle for justice and human rights around the globe.

Witness as Transformation

The treatment of children on our southern border has many Americans asking—“Why?” Why are so many children being separated from their families, kept in detention and treated like criminals? How could 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo and 7-year-old Jakelin Caal, both from Guatemala, have died in our custody? On our watch?

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Playing to Win: Jyoti’s Story

Jyoti Gadari got married when she was just 17. Like many young women, she wanted to explore: go to college, try out different jobs, see what kind of opportunities might unfold. And according to local custom, she didn’t have to live with her husband yet. She thought she had time. But her husband’s family had …Read More

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What’s Keeping Us Hopeful This Winter

Welcome to the winter issue of Stories of Hope—our quarterly collection of stories, videos, photos and news that highlight the impact we’re making together. Despite the rise of hate and intolerance at home and worldwide, we are deeply grateful that our AJWS community is making a difference. That is why we’re excited to share this …Read More

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