What Are the Root Causes of Migration from Central America? Part 1: Democratic Governance and the Rule of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
March 17, 2021
CONTACT:
Fernanda Durand | (214) 402-0186  | [email protected]
Nancy Treviño | (786) 201-8958 |  [email protected] 

 

 

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

 

Alianza Americas and Presente.org will host a series of panel discussions on the reasons behind the exodus of people seeking safety in the region

 

WHAT: From March 18 to April 22, Alianza Americas and its members CARECEN of Washington, CARECEN San Francisco, Central American Black Organization (ONECA), Hondureños contra el SIDA, Casa Yurumein, and its partners Presente.org, Latin American Working Group, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, and OXFAM, will host a series of live conversations to discuss the root causes of forced migration in Central America. 

 

The six-part series will highlight leaders and experts in the region who are working on issues of social development, economic inequality, democratic governance, climate change, fiscal reforms, and gender-based violence and discrimination. Part 1 of our series will discuss democratic governance and the rule of law. 

 

WHO

  • Marco Pérez Navarrete, Heinrich Böll Stiftung (El Salvador)
  • Joaquín Mejía, ERIC (Honduras)
  • Natalia Ortiz, INCEDES (Guatemala)

 

WHEN: Thursday, March 18, 2021 

 

TIME: 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT/10 a.m. PT 

 

WHERE: Via Zoom; RSVP at bit.ly/3l8en4J   

 

Find the program for the series below 

Register for the rest of the program: https://bit.ly/2OrD1kU 


  • Part 2: Social Development

Date: March 25

Time: 12pm PT | 2pm CT | 3pm ET / 1pm Central America Time

Panelists: TBA


  • Part 3: Fiscal Reform and Inequities

Date: April 1

Time: 12pm PT | 2pm CT | 3pm ET / 1pm Central America Time

Panelists: TBA


  • Part 4: Violence

Date: April 8 

Time: 12pm PT | 2pm CT | 3pm ET / 1pm Central America Time

Panelists: TBA


  • Part 5: Gender Discrimination and Gender Based Violence

Date: April 15l

Time: 12pm PT | 2pm CT | 3pm ET / 1pm Central America Time

Panelists: TBA


  • Part 6: Climate Change

Date: April 22

Time: 12pm PT | 2pm CT | 3pm ET / 1pm Central America Time

Panelists: TBA

 

If you have any questions please contact to [email protected].

 

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Alianza Americas is a network of migrant-led organizations working in the United States and transnationally to create an inclusive, equitable and sustainable way of life for communities across North, Central and South America.

 

Presente.org is the nation’s largest online Latinx organizing group — and the nation’s premier Latinx digital organizing hub — advancing social justice with technology, media, and culture. Build Power. Change Culture. ¡Stay Presente!

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