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#MigrantSolidarity Briefing: protecting our communities from racist political schemes 

BriefingDetails Alianza Americas and invite you to join an immigrant-led strategy briefing, and to help coordinate solidarity-based efforts across the country, in response to the latest attacks by racist governors on migrant communities. This Wednesday 9/21 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. CT.    RSVP:    The briefing [...]

#FreedomForAll: “The Facility” Documentary Screening with Q&A

VIRTUAL CONVERSATION Details The right to human mobility is as fundamental as the right to live a life free of discrimination and to freely express one’s opinions. Join us on August 11th for the screening of the documentary film, The Facility, directed by Seth Freed Wessler of Field of Vision.   Detained inside an infamous [...]

Defending our Territory: Mexican and northern Central American Experiences

ONLINE PANEL Details In Mexico and Central America, in response to economic projects, extractivist policies, and armed groups that threaten the lives of communities and the territory where they live, social leaders play a key role in resisting and defending their land. In this conversation Alianza Americas seeks to listen to these defenders, make their [...]

With Colombia’s Election, is Latin America Seeing a Leftward Shift?

Virtual panel Details Pollsters are predicting that Colombia’s first-round presidential elections on May 29 will result in a victory for frontrunner Gustavo Petro. Should he go on to win the presidency, it would be the first time Colombia elects a left-wing candidate to lead the nation.    With leftist candidates having previously won recent presidential [...]

Collective Motherhood

VIRTUAL EVENT Details A conversation meant to confront myths around motherhood and encourage a culture of care.   When becoming a mother, women often face dangerous health systems, laws that criminalize their bodies, inequitable caregiving responsibilities, and much more. Celebrating mothers should go beyond gifting flowers and chocolates, and instead center around challenging the violent [...]

Energy policy and environmental impact in Mexico

WEBINAR Details In 2016, under the Paris Agreement, Mexico committed that 35 percent of its energy would be clean by 2024; with that number reaching 43 percent by 2030. However, as of October 2020, 74.52 percent of Mexico’s energy was produced in fossil fuel-burning power plants.    What can the Mexican state do to fulfill [...]

100 days later: Is Honduras moving forward?

WEBINAR Details Honduras' first female president, Xiomara Castro, came to power after two turbulent presidential administrations. Castro's government, which has been in power for 100 days, inherited a fragmented country in various ways. Now is a timely moment to examine  Xiomara Castro’s time in office thus far: What has she been able to do? What [...]

Arms trafficking and gender violence in Mexico

WEBINAR Details The leading cause of death in Mexico is firearms. The flow of guns from the U.S. to Mexico has led to an increase in violence against women, both in the home and in public spaces. To analyze the role that U.S. gun laws play in Mexico's homicide rates, Alianza Americas invites you to [...]

April in Nicaragua: Voices from the Resistance

WEBINAR Details Alianza Americas and the  Heinrich Böll Foundation Central America Office will host this online panel about democratic resistance in Nicaragua. Since April 2018, the Central American country has remained  plunged into the darkness of an anti-democratic regime. Four years later, it is urgent to re-up the conversation about recent repression against civil society, [...]

Migrant Organizing and Resistance in the face of Climate Crisis

WEBINAR Details In honor of Earth Day 2022,  join Alianza Americas and its network of migrant-led organizations for a virtual discussion where we will learn from migrants that have fled from climate disasters themselves and Latinx communities impacted by climate change in the U.S. We’ll discuss how they’ve organized their communities to combat the climate [...]

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