We advocate for just U.S. immigration policy for Haitians, including a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program to save lives and reunite families. Our Haiti Asylum Information Project provides asylum applicants the resources they need to present strong cases.read more..
We fight for clean water and justice for victims of the UN’s cholera epidemic in Haiti, amplify Haitian efforts by pursuing a lawsuit against the UN in U.S. Federal Court, and lead a vast international cholera justice network pressing for UN accountability.read more..
Haitians are facing possible famine and still rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew devastated the country. We're working with grassroots partners to help ensure relief and recovery get done right.read more..
We help Haitian voters enforce their right to freely choose their leaders through grassroots advocacy, analysis and disseminating credible information in Haiti and abroad. Our election rights work addresses officials in Haiti and political and opinion leaders abroad.read more..
The Rape Accountability & Prevention Project builds the knowledge, experience and skill of Haitian rape victims and their allies to fight for justice in and out of court, and the ability of police, lawyers and judges to respond justly to sexual violence.read more..
BAI helps rural Haitian communities engage their elected officials to respect their human rights to clean water and primary education. This includes training on rights and strategies, combined with participation in existing national and international campaigns.read more..
BAI gets Haitian activists and lawyers out of jail, defends them in court and gets the word out to Haitian media. IJDH leverages international advocacy and media to increase protection of these advocates by taking the cases to international courts and forums as needed.read more..
As part of the progressive international Bertha Justice Network, BAI and IJDH provide 2-year apprenticeships to prepare the next generation of public interest lawyers to fight for justice in Haiti.read more..
We accompany victims of former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s regime in seeking justice. Despite Duvalier’s death in 2014, the victims and their lawyers are continuing the case against the torturers and pillagers of public resources he commanded.read more..