Roots of the Immigration Crisis: The Reality in Mexico, July 22nd
When: Monday, July 22nd, 7 - 8:30 PM
Where: Boulder Mennonite Church, 3910 Table Mesa Dr.
Immigration is at the forefront of national dialogue. Most of what we hear is related to border issues and border security, or ways to transform or restructure the immigration system. The reality in countries south of our border is rarely discussed. It is important that we understand and address the root causes leading people to leave their homes and come to the United States.
Soila Luna, General Coordinator of the human rights organization, Fundación Don Sergio Méndez Arceo, Cuernavaca, Mexico will present a panorama of what is happening in Mexico, and the challenges and hopes for the Mexican people with respect to food security, protection of human rights, and protection of the environment. Soila’s life calling has been work for social justice in Mexico.
Co-sponsored by the RMPJC, Ecumenical Project for International Cooperation, Denver Peace and Justice Committee, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition and, Boulder Mennonite Church.