We are leading the fight to ensure our nation’s justice system advances core constitutional values, preserves critical rights and unfettered access to the courts, and protects the rights of all - not just the wealthy and powerful.

We are empowering individuals and organizations to advocate boldly.

We are fighting for our rights and our courts.

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Four decades of fighting for justice

Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocating for a fair and independent justice system, preserving access to the courts, and empowering people to advocate on behalf of the issues they believe in. AFJ’s strength is rooted in our membership of over 120 organizations who share a commitment to a justice, freedom, and equality.
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Alliance for Justice is a national association of over 120 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocating for a fair and independent justice system, preserving access to…
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Member Organizations

At Alliance for Justice’s founding, a handful of organizations came together to protect core constitutional rights. Forty years later, our strength remains rooted in our membership of more than 120 organizations. Diverse in their missions, members are united in their commitment to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. AFJ’s…
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Judicial Nominations

Every day, federal judges uphold the Constitution, place a check on overzealous legislatures, and help Americans find justice. AFJ’s Justice Program monitors and assesses federal judicial nominations to ensure our courts are staffed with highly qualified judges that will safeguard the rights of all, not just the wealthy and…
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Bolder Advocacy

Bolder Advocacy promotes active engagement in the policy making process by giving nonprofits and foundations the confidence to speak out courageously and protecting their right to do so. Bolder Advocacy provides nonprofits with the knowledge they need to become confident advocates. Our staff attorneys conduct workshops and…
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Take Action

Join the Fight Our courts are the last line of protection against an administration that is putting people’s lives at risk through its abusive and radical actions. It’s up to us to take a stand. Join the fight to ensure that our judiciary respects our constitutional rights and liberties. Check…
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Our Impact

AFJ has been a leader in galvanizing the largest and most diverse coalition of progressive advocates in our nation’s history and energizing millions of people from all walks of life to prioritize the courts. Our Bolder Advocacy program has trained thousands of nonprofits and foundations on how to advocate for their missions. Alliance for Justice is working toward a brighter and more just future. We hope you will join us.

Trump Administration Wages War on the Affordable Care Act in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
In the midst of a worldwide health crisis, the president has also doubled down on his support for a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act. As the coronavirus pandemic surges in the United States, straining the limits of our health care system, Trump still wants to “terminate” a law that has extended coverage to millions of Americans.

McConnell Prioritizes Anti-ACA Judge Over Coronavirus Emergency
While millions of Americans are worrying about their job security and protecting their loved ones, McConnell took a victory lap for helping confirm a judge openly opposed to making health care accessible and affordable.

Nonprofit Advocacy and COVID-19
As the number of people infected with the COVID-19 virus (referred to colloquially as the “coronavirus”) increases throughout the United States, nonprofits are playing an important role in providing services and educating impacted communities about how to reduce their exposure and what to do if symptoms appear.

Ensuring Fair Elections During Public Health Emergencies
States are racing to postpone Presidential primary elections and make other last-minute changes to slow the spread of the coronavirus virus. However, sudden changes in election dates, voting locations, and procedures creates confusion and barriers to the polls.