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Statement

70+ Organizations and Members of Congress Oppose Proposed Cut in Aid to Central America

Our alliance has acted collectively in multiple ways and at various times over the past few months in response to…

June 25, 2019
Statement

More Than 70 Organizations Oppose Proposed Cut-Off in Foreign Assistance to Central America

Cutting off poverty-alleviating and violence-reducing assistance in Central America runs counter to American values and interests.

April 1, 2019
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In the News

‘I do not want to die’: Central American exodus grows

Thousands of Hondurans wait on Mexico's border, hoping to find respite from poverty and political violence.

January 21, 2019
Blog Post

Community Reactions to Cut-off in Foreign Assistance to Northern Triangle Countries

Cutting off poverty-alleviating and violence-reducing assistance in Central America runs counter to American values and interests.

May 8, 2019
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InterAction Quoted

Why Trump wants to cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

"The root causes of these crises are in Central America. If we're addressing them at the southern border, it is too late." -InterAction CEO, Sam Worthington

April 1, 2019
In the News

Killings of Guatemala’s Indigenous Activists Raise Specter of Human Rights Crises

For three days last week, thousands of Guatemalans blocked roads and major highways to protest the Central American country's slide toward a constitutional crisis. The protest organizers included groups that have long demanded justice: indigenous communities and campesinos, as rural and farm workers are called.

January 22, 2019
Blog Post

Accountable from Afar: Girls at the Border

I read about them in passing: a child-mother with breast milk stains on her shirt, holding a listless toddler; a…

July 19, 2019
Blog Post

Solutions Over Pessimism: A Key to Global Progress in 2019

"We can prevent crises before they start, and we can help to protect people when they are endangered." Sam Worthington.

January 21, 2019
Blog Post

Mounting Challenges Won’t Deter NGO Community

"We will continue to speak up against the irrational fear and hatred."

November 15, 2018
Blog Post

Fear of Deportation Exacts Toll on Children’s Mental Health

The mental health of young people is a growing concern for U.S. society as a whole, but But for undocumented youths or young citizens with undocumented relatives, the emotional or mental issues they grapple with are a multifaceted ordeal.

May 21, 2018