Tag Archive: leadership

What Can “We” Do About Human Trafficking?

It’s hard to remember now, but it was only recently that human trafficking – which is a growing global problem of enormous scale – was something that most people simply didn’t talk about. In fact, it was only in 2007 Read more

Basic rights can be long in coming

In the last few months, we’ve been reminded by several key events just how precious are our rights as human beings—and how long and hard some have fought to secure them for us.

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court nullified … Read more

What is the value of a trained civic leader?

That’s a question we ask ourselves a lot at AJLI. And the answer is (drum roll, please!) a great deal, even if difficult to measure in traditional professional terms.

Voluntarism has many meanings for different women. For some, it’s joining … Read more

Taking Their Seats at the Capitol

In the Wednesday-morning quarterbacking that followed last week’s elections in the U.S., one of the more significant outcomes barely earned a headline:  more women than ever before have been sent to Washington by their constituents. When the legislative session opens … Read more