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January 15, 2019
Immigrant Detainee Support: Bond Reduction Training
February 9, 2019
Feb 9 – Social Justice Teach-In. Free for students. $10 others. Registration required.
What: "Speaking Truth to Power: Inspiring Change through Truth Telling"is the theme of IRTF’s 19th annual Social Justice Teach-In, hosted by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), in conjunction with the CWRU Social Justice Institute and the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning. The Social Justice Teach-In on February 9, 2019 will showcase 30 workshops on domestic and global justice issues.
January 28, 2019 to February 5, 2019
Join the IRTF Election Observer Mission for the upcoming presidential election in El Salvador
JAN 28-FEB 5, 2019
The purpose of this delegation is
1- to contribute to free and fair elections
2- to generate a safe environment to stimulate democratic participation
3- to observe and inform about the implementation of election reforms
4- to deepen understanding of the social and economic structures that govern
and impact the country
5- to promote people-to-people solidarity
The election observers will
January 1, 2019 to January 31, 2019
January 16, 2019
Ongoing criminalization and judicial harassment of Juana Carranza, a member of the Reyes Rodríguez Arévalo Campesina Cooperative, which is affiliated with the Yoro regional branch of the National Field Workers Office (CNTC) in El Progreso, Yoro Department.
January 6, 2019 to January 13, 2019
We invite you to gather with us in community in Washington, DC, January 6th to 13th for Witness Against Torture’s 2019 Fast for Justice.
January 12, 2019
Assassinations of six social leaders that have occurred during the first week of 2019.
January 11, 2019
Recent attack on indigenous leader Alejandro Pascal Pai and his wife. Alejandro Pascal Pai was recently elected Awá governor of the Pingullo Sardinero community in Barbacoas municipality, Nariño Department.
January 2, 2019
Tear gas and military deployment on the border
The mobilization of the U.S. military to the border, of course, is itself quite striking. Militarization is not just a factor overseas, but right here within our own borders. We have soldiers patrolling against the perceived harm of migrants seeking personal safety and shelter, painted by the government as violent criminals.
December 28, 2018
the lifeless body of Jakelin Caal Maquín, 7, who died in the custody of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, was returned to her family home in Guatemala. Then on Christmas Day, the Border Patrol announced another Guatemalan child, 8-year-old Felipe Gómez Alonso, had died in the agency’s custody.