Operational Values

The New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice is Committed to:

  • Democratic decision-making with checks and balances to promote accountability and transparency;
  • Conducting work with a commitment toward peace and justice;
  • Diversity and a respectful culture within the alliance;
  • Maximizing the capacity of institutional partners through pledges of commitment, support and participation;
  • Mentoring, training, and building capacity to member organizations that do not have a history of organizing;
  • Clear and flexible structures and practices that encourage open communications and effective actions;
  • Being deeply rooted in the communities we work with and promoting grassroots leadership at all levels;
  • Hiring strong staff who are supported in their positions;
  • Solid funding and financial sustainability that maintains a strong infrastructure to ensure smooth functioning of the alliance.