Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Join Our Team: An Opportunity to Make a Difference

 Communications and Development Assistant About Us: The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) has successfully helped Haitians enforce their human rights since 2004. IJDH partners with the Haiti-based Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) to support grassroots struggles for justice in Haiti and in the powerful countries abroad where decisions about Haitians’ rights are often made. IJDH and BAI combine tradition l legal strategies with organizing, emerging technology and public advocacy to address the root causes of injustice and build stability and prosperity in Haiti. We pride ourselves on utilizing excellent legal and communications work, but also creativity, humility, inspiration, humor and a supportive work culture to affect change. We bring about broad social change with modest resources by nurturing large advocacy networks. Current work includes securing United Nations accountability for cholera in Haiti, fighting for renewal of Temporary Protected […]

Fluent French Speakers Needed for Victim Empowerment Project

Dear Friend, IJDH is seeking fluent French speakers to contribute to a time sensitive, critical opportunity to empower victims of cholera to assert their right to remedies. Last week, the UN launched a new response to cholera in Haiti, which includes a commitment to consulting with victims during the elaboration of the new plan. BAI is working rapidly to roll out a series of training sessions with victims groups on the new plan and the right to reparations. These trainings aim to empower victims to engage meaningfully and assert their rights in the forthcoming consultation process. To prepare for these training sessions, we’d like to share with trainers a report that was prepared by Carla Ferstman at REDRESS and discusses the right to reparation in the context of the cholera epidemic with the colleagues who will be leading the trainings. This […]

Contact IJDH

Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
15 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Telephone: (617) 652-0876
General Inquiries: info@ijdh.org
Media Inquiries: media@ijdh.org

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