Current campaigns and issues that concern our partners in Central America & Mexico as well as Canadians and people around the world. 

SIGN THE PETITION: Campaign asking Canada to protect the Aid Budget

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Canada’s foreign aid plays a critical role in saving lives and helping millions of people build a better future for themselves and their families. The Government is meeting right now to decide the fate of the aid budget. That’s why we urgently need you to raise your voice in defence of the aid budget. Sign the petition here

Write for Rights: Miriam López

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Join Amnesty International for the world’s largest letter-writing event. Every year on December 10th, activists in more than 80 countries gather on their own or in large and small events to press governments to respond to a human rights concern on selected high-priority cases. We also write letters of hope and solidarity directly to prisoners or people experiencing human rights violations.

Keep the International Youth Internships Program Alive!

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Since 1997, the International Youth Internship Program (IYIP)-- and more recently International Aboriginal Youth Internship Initiative (IAYI)-- have provided thousands of Canadians aged 19-30 with the opportunity to gain experience in international development, build relationships between Canada and international partners and provide meaningful contributions to community development projects.

End the Militarization of Rio Blanco and Respect Indigenous Rights

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On July 15, Indigenous Lenca community leader Tomas Garcia was murdered by the Honduran military in Rio Blanco, Honduras at a protest calling for the Agua Zarca Project to leave his community's territory. He was shot at close range multiple times. Tomas' murder is the latest escalation in two months of repression by the military in Rio Blanco. 

Migrant Workers are Parents too

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Migrant workers are parents too. Each season, migrant agricultural workers leave their families for as long as three years to do hard and gruelling work to put food on the tables of Canadian families. Add your voice to the UFCW Canada and Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) national campaign to restore EI equity for migrant workers in Canada. Source: http://www.ufcw.ca