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A Report from Mexico

A Report from Mexico

September 29, 2017 | We are in the midst of collecting accurate and up-to-date information about relief efforts (short-term and long-term) among our partners in Mexico and Puerto Rico. This report from Ximena Ulloa Montemayor offers some on-the-ground perspective on recovery efforts in Mexico. Read more »

My Summer in Mexico

My Summer in Mexico

September 26, 2017 | My summer began in San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, the southeastern-most state of Mexico. The intention of my trip was to learn more about the women of the Zapatista movement and how this movement has changed over the last twenty years. Although the actual research that I had planned did not go quite as smoothly as I had hoped, I learned more than I possibly could have imagined just by being exposed to the many cultures, languages, and incredible people that exist in Chiapas. Read more »

An Interview with Anna Burkett

September 12, 2017 | "If my students learn some Spanish along the way, then great, but I see my main job as being able to teach my students how to approach and interact with someone who is different from them." Read more »

The Voice of Justice

September 7, 2017 | This was my second time attending the Summer Conference of BPFNA ~ Bautista por la Paz, which was held in Misión Mazahua, San Felipe del Progreso, México from July 17-22, 2017. There were many international entities represented in the conference program, but the three that challenged me the most were the seminaries. Read more »

An Interview with Lem Arnold

September 5, 2017 | "Once someone tells you their gender identity there’s really no other question that needs to be asked. It’s interesting to get people to grasp that and to realize that sexual orientation is something completely different." Read more »

What Can I Do to Get Involved with Peace and Justice Work?

September 1, 2017 | Our host church's mission statement is "Actively Faithful, Faithfully Active" -- and we love that succinct summary! In that spirit, here are some ways to be faithfully active right now. Remember, we are not asking that you attempt to do them all, but we are hoping you'll take action. Read more »

An Interview with Luz Amparo

An Interview with Luz Amparo

August 29, 2017 | "We think that one of the best ways to start building peace is through the empowerment of women and through raising awareness. We try to train women to see their bodies as territories of peace." Read more »

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