As is tradition, a group of collaborators of Christus Muguerza Monterrey decided to meet in December to exchange gifts, but this year they decided to do it … with migrant children and teenagers!
Tag: Migrant Immigrant and Refugee Network
Solidarity without Borders
In the framework of the International Day of Migrants (December 18), SURGE and the Migrant, Immigrant and Refugee Network invite young people between 16 and 30 years to participate in the first edition of the short film contest #SolidarizArte Solidarity without Borders. Scan the QR code to access the contest rules.
El Salvador – a country where the wounds of the past seem not to have healed and where memories and fears of past decades (harassment of defenders and activists, criminalization of youth, the militarization of public security, imposition of capitalist development, privatization and exploitation of resources as the only way to “get ahead”) still prevail in the memory and daily life. Learning about the work and legacy of the Catholic Church in the country was energizing.
As a Network, most of our work is in collaboration with other actors- academics, churches, sisters, nonprofits, and shelters. It wouldn’t be possible otherwise.
The Migrant, Immigrant and Refugee Network is part of the CCVI counterproposal to the globalization of indifference that denies the dignity of people and criminalizes people who seek a dignified and safe life for themselves and their families.
On September 26, 2021, Pope Francis shared with everyone the message for the 107th World Day of Migrants and Refugees: “Towards an ever wider We”.
The CCVI Migrant, Immigrant, and Refugee Network in order to promote educational opportunities that broaden current and historical perspectives of the global migration crisis and the people impacted by movement and upheaval, presents a series of Webinars entitled: “Globalizing Compassion, Cooperation and Solidarity”. “Human dignity knows no borders”, was the second webinar focusing on Pope Francis’ teaching on immigration at Fratelli Tutti.