by SIF | Jan 11, 2023 | Blog, Communications, Fondo CAMY, Home Banner
Seattle International Foundation’s CAMY Fund and Global Fund for Children share learnings and reflections from a participatory research project titled “Disruptive Youth Movements in Mexico, Central America, and Colombia” that was carried out between 2019–2021 and presented in August 2022.
by Eric L. Olson | Dec 9, 2022 | AIF, Blog, CA in DC, Home Banner, SIF in the News
Northern Central America is a beautiful and complex region mired by corruption, poverty, and violence. Seattle International Foundation’s Adriana Beltrán and Eric Olson discuss how, in this moment when trustworthy government allies are limited, investment and support for organized civil society offers a way forward.
by Paola Hurtado | May 6, 2022
by Paola Hurtado | Sep 16, 2021
by SIF | Jul 20, 2021 | AIF, CA in DC, Home Banner, SIF in the News
By SABRINA RODRIGUEZ.
“We need to get away from the notion that it’s just a matter of making an announcement with some kind of aid plan that would remedy all these problems,” says Eric Olson, director of policy at the Seattle International Foundation and an expert on Central America.
by SIF | Mar 24, 2021 | AIF, Home Banner, SIF in the News
President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras figured prominently in a U.S. drug trial, but few think it will matter in a country mired in corruption. “We need to give the people of Central America a sense of hope. And that starts with fighting corruption and ending this ridiculous theft of Hondurans’ future,” says Eric L. Olson, director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives at the Seattle International Foundation.
by SIF | Mar 16, 2021 | AIF, Home Banner, SIF in the News
The situation at the U.S.– Mexico border is urgent, but the crisis is in Central America. The solution to this problem cannot be a return to Trump-era policies of inhumane treatment as a policy of dissuasion. Family separation and forcing migrants to remain in makeshift shelters across the border is morally wrong and bad policy.
by Paola Hurtado | Jan 25, 2021
by SIF | Oct 13, 2020 | Announcements, Communications, Home Banner
Through SIF’s Independent Journalism Fund (IJF), we join the IWMF #JournoHeroes campaign to recognize this month, for the fourth consecutive year, the vital contributions of women journalists.
by SIF | Aug 6, 2019 | Announcements, Central America and Mexico Youth Fund, Home Banner
During a critical moment for the youth in Central America and Mexico, Perla Vázquez assumes the direction of SIF’s CAMY Fund.
by SIF | Jun 24, 2019 | Announcements, Central America in Washington, DC, Home Banner
At this one-day conference in Washington DC, researchers and experts discussed violence, corruption, police and immigration reforms that affect the Central American region.
by Eric L. Olson | May 31, 2019 | Blog
All countries need to get on the same page regarding a comprehensive investment strategy for Central America.
by Eric L. Olson | Apr 10, 2019 | Blog
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.
by SIF | Mar 13, 2019 | Press Releases
The Central American leadership program Centroamérica Adelante will coordinate trainings, meetings and pilot projects for leaders working on the key drivers of forced migration in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
by Kathleen Steffen | Dec 7, 2018 | Blog
After a decade of working to decrease poverty globally, SIF will focus on Central America
by SIF | Nov 7, 2018 | Research
Migration in Central America is an analysis of the migration trends, drivers, policies and actors in the Northern Triangle of Central America. It documents and analyzes the stubborn persistence of migration, while also raising questions that could form the basis of relevant policy research and analysis.
by SIF | Oct 16, 2018 | Press Releases
A new report reveals a 36% increase in funding for Latin America by large U.S. foundations between 2006 and 2015. In 2014 and 2015 alone, 306 large U.S. foundations awarded $1 billion for Latin America.
by SIF | Jul 11, 2018 | Press Releases
SIF is proud to announce a new research grant to INCAE Business School‘s Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS).