From the presidential monuments in Washington, DC to the Dreamers Resource Center in Texas, my certainty was reaffirmed that when youth have the freedom to decide what to do with their time and their bodies, there is peace.
This month, I spent a week at the Mexico-Guatemala border with colleagues from WOLA – a SIF grantee since 2012. We wanted to talk with migrants, humanitarian workers and officials about the current conditions for those migrating to the United States.
Nos Vamos: A new photography exhibit explores migration, showcasing work from independent media in Central America
SIF brings the harsh reality of Central America to the city of Seattle through a photo exhibit and a conversation with independent journalists in Central America to reflect on the migration crisis in the region.
When talking about migration, little attention is paid to the violence against Central American women and the impunity in their countries that forces them to emigrate. It is imperative that we discuss this reality and how we can deal with it.
I spent three days in Eugene, Oregon, United States, learning about best practices for disability inclusion and connecting with other disabled women about their dreams for a more inclusive and accessible world.
Over the course of a week, a group from Central America and Mexico acquired tools and gained knowledge of how to bring justice to marginalized communities. They sought the ability to navigate legal frameworks so they are not solely in the hands of lawyers.
All countries need to get on the same page regarding a comprehensive investment strategy for Central America.
Cutting off U.S. assistance programs to these three countries is to throw away the best tools at Washington’s disposal to address the underlying drivers of migration.
After a decade of working to decrease poverty globally, SIF will focus on Central America
For the first time, mothers from other continents joined members of this Caravan of Mothers for a historical summit to share stories, build ties, and work collaboratively to shed light on the efforts of families searching for their missing relatives.
I was living in Nicaragua, investigating the perception and inclusion of people with disabilities, when I was forced to leave the country amid gun shots and tear gas.
Seattle International Foundation, together with Pangea Giving and Global WA hosted a panel to discuss the complex and interconnected challenges facing youth migrants from the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
Tableau Foundation and Seattle International Foundation support data-driven advocacy in Latin America through innovative fellowship.
Expedia and Seattle International Foundation partner to create an innovative corporate philanthropy experience in Cuba and beyond
Together, SIF and Sounders designed a philanthropic project that would have a lasting impact in Seattle as well as in Mexico City, the site of the Sounders CONCACAF matchup vs. Mexican team Club América.