American Jewish World Service is the leading international Jewish human rights and development organization, supporting more than 500 social justice efforts in 19 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. To contact our staff or to obtain information about our work on deadline, please contact David L. Marcus at 212.792.2857.
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Climate change is real and its effects are visible globally. Many organisations are teaming up to help mitigate its effects and those to do with land and water issues. One of these organisation is the American Jewish World Service (AJWS). AJWS supports and strengthens grassroot organisations to advance their human rights agenda in Uganda.
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“We applaud the record numbers of Americans who exercised their rights and went to the polls, and we are gratified that they voted to end one-party rule by President Trump, whose corrosive blend of nationalism and xenophobia has undermined U.S. leadership around the world. Under the banner of ‘America First,’ Trump has inflamed hate and bigotry at home and abroad, abdicated American leadership on human rights worldwide and undermined key international institutions necessary to bolster democracy and achieve justice.
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