Fall 2022 Charlas con Café (Virtual): 'Justice in Motion: Reuniting Separated Families in Central America'

When: September 09, 2022 1:00pm to 2:30pm

The Center for Latin American Studies presents the sall 2022 virtual Charlas con Café – a weekly space to hear lectures from a wide variety of experts and discuss topics relevant to the Latin American region, Fridays from 1-2 p.m. (unless otherwise specified).

"Justice in Motion: Reuniting Separated Families in Central America" with Cathleen Caron (Justice in Motion) and Eriberto Pop Cán (Guatemalan Association of Maya Lawyers and Notaries)

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

Justice in Motion is a network of migrant rights defenders, including more than 40 organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. With a long experience defending migrant rights through cross-border organizing, Justice in Motion is working to reunite children and families forcibly separated at the border. In this talk, Justice in Motion Executive Director Cathleen Caron and Guatemalan rights defender Eriberto Pop Cán will discuss the gains and obstacles in reuniting children seized at the border with their parents who have been deported to Central America. We will also learn more about Justice in Motion's Defenders Network that works to shape policy solutions addressing migrant worker exploitation from a transnational perspective.

Audience: All

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Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Andrea