After 42 wonderful years, my time as president of Alliance for Justice is winding down. Leading AFJ has been the honor of a lifetime, and I will be forever grateful to the wonderful staff, coalition partners, member organizations, and supporters that have made our success possible.

— Nan Aron

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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 powerful.
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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.

Freedom To Vote Act Must Persevere Despite Filibuster
The bill, Sen. Joe Manchin’s compromise voting rights legislation, failed to receive the 60 votes necessary to proceed. The bill includes essential protections to ensure all people can easily access the polls, including automatic voter registration, early voting, making Election Day a holiday, voting by mail, and more.

Supreme Court Commission Important Step Toward Needed Reforms
Today the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court issued a preliminary draft of its final report. As was indicated at the Commission’s formation, the report does not make specific recommendations for or against any of the reforms discussed.

Holly Thomas Is The Quintessential Qualified Judge
Thomas is an exceptionally qualified nominee with a breadth of legal experience in civil rights and prosecution, litigation and administration, and civil and criminal law at the state and federal levels that few judicial nominees could rival. She deserves a swift and bipartisan confirmation.

Member Spotlight: Native American Rights Fund
Each month Alliance for Justice has a series of blog posts highlighting our members. This month we highlight Native American Rights Fund, which fights to protect Native American rights, resources, and lifeways through litigation, legal advocacy, and expertise.