What Are the Root Causes of Migration from Central America? Part 6: Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
April 19, 2021
CONTACT:
Fernanda Durand | (214) 402-0186  | [email protected]
Nancy Treviño | (786) 201-8958 |  [email protected] 

 

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

 

WHAT: As part of the series Root Causes of Migration from Central America, Alianza Americas and its members CARECEN Washington DC, CARECEN San Francisco, Central American Black Organization (ONECA), Hondureños Contra el SIDA, Casa Yurumein, Centro Presente and its partners Presente.org, Latin American Working Group, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, OXFAM and Latino Rebels, will host the last conversation of our virtual series this Thursday, April 22. The conversation on Climate Change will feature leaders and experts from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua who will discuss the relationship between climate change and food security, environmental public policy, and how social movements are leading efforts to protect natural resources in the region.

 

WHO

  • Iliana Monterroso, (CIFOR) Guatemala
  • Susan Kandel, (PRISMA) El Salvador
  • Adrián Martínez, (La Ruta del Clima) Honduras
  • Tania Guillén, Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Nicaragua

 

WHEN: Thursday, April 22, 2021 

 

TIME: 12:00 p.m PT | 2:00 p.m. CT | 3:00 p.m. ET | 1:00 p.m. Central America Time

 

WHERE: Via Zoom; RSVP at https://bit.ly/2OrD1kU 

 

Root Causes” is a series of discussions on the root causes of migration from Central America featuring voices from leaders and allies in the region working on issues of economic inequality, democratic governance and the rule of law, fiscal reforms, violence, and gender discrimination gender based violence, and climate change. 

 

 

You will find the video recordings of our first five conversations in our Youtube Channel.

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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