Sister Magda U.S. Tour

TOUR

April 2019

 

Alianza Americas organized a tour through Chicago, IL, Washington DC and Detroit, MI, with Magdalena Silva Rentería, known as “Sister Magda”, director of “Casa de Acogida y Formación para Mujeres y Familias Migrantes” (CAFEMIN) and coordinator of “Red de Documentación de las Organizaciones Defensoras de Migrantes” (REDODEM). Sister Magda is a renowned migrant human rights defender in Mexico and leader in the shelter network assisting the Central American exodus.

 

With this tour, Alianza Americas sought to visibilize forced migration in Central America and the acknowledgement of challenges faced by shelters, “casas del migrante” and organizations bringing humanitarian assistance to people migrating North towards the U.S.

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