From the Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative to the Malawian Our Bodies, Our Lives Campaign led by HIV+ women, JASS’ movement-building creates the kind of deep collaboration needed to challenge prejudice and to ensure the security of activists in risky contexts.
Alongside the action, JASS documents how change happens in different contexts by bringing scholars and activists together to harvest new ideas and approaches from the field, and then share them widely—like our cutting edge concepts and tools on power adopted by many international organizations and donors.
In honor of Berta Cáceres, we share an earlier piece that spotlights some aspects of her journey as an indigenous leader in last few years. Thank you Berta for crossing many lines of courage and justice.
JASS Southern Africa is looking an energetic and skilled Program Coordinator with at least 5-7 years of experience in program management for regional and/or international social justice organizations. Applicants from within Southern Africa are encouraged to apply and must either be a resident or have permission to work in Southern Africa. Apply by May 30, 2016!
The daughter of slain Honduran indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres called Friday for an immediate halt to the controversial dam project which the renowned human rights leader had mounted a decade long fight to stop.