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Congressional delegation with members of the "Squad"
This year, NISGUA took our trans-territorial organizing to a whole new scale. In March, we welcomed U.S. Congress members Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Cori Bush, and Rep. Jamaal Bowman, as well as representatives from the offices of Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Rep. Chuy García to Guatemala to learn about the real root causes of forced migration.
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“Uncovering the Real Root Causes of Forced Migration"

This year, NISGUA took trans-territorial organizing to a whole new level. In March, we welcomed U.S. Congress members Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Cori Bush, and Rep. Jamaal Bowman, as well as representatives from the offices of Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Rep. Chuy García to Guatemala to learn about the real root causes of forced migration: neoliberal resource extraction, state corruption and impunity, violence and criminalization against Indigenous peoples and human rights defenders, and more.

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NGO Law
70+ organizations express concern about Guatemala’s NGO Law
"We reject the implementation of this revised law, given that it violates the freedoms of expression and association and creates a hostile environment for those working to defend human rights. The revised law seeks to silence any public criticism or action that may threaten the state’s power, thereby perpetuating schemes of corruption and impunity."
We are hiring trans-territorial

WE ARE LOOKING A TRANSTERRITORIAL ORGANIZER

The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) is looking for a committed and politically grounded person to join our team. The Trans-Territorial Organizer is responsible for implementing organizing strategies that connect NISGUA’s U.S. base and Guatemalan partners through online and in-person activities, including: stewarding relationships with our Guatemalan Defense of Life and Territory (DLT) program partners, supervising Internacionalista volunteers, organizing delegations and tours, and coordinating campaigns

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Stand with communities as they defend their lives and territories against unjust trade policies and the violent imposition of extractive projects.

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