VolunteerFace to Face with Immigration

Learn, Experience and Be Transformed

  • Program: Global Volunteer
  • Location: Mexico
  • Type: Adult group, Intergenerational group, Church partnership group
  • Length of opportunity: Less than 2 Weeks
  • Skillset needed: None

We are faced with immigration daily; as a political debate, in the fruit harvested by migrant workers or our changing neighbourhoods and schools. Learn more about this complex reality, focusing on Central American refugees and Mexican rural emigration, and how we can respond as people of faith.

This trip will offer a variety of activities including conferences from experts in the field, a chance to talk with migrants at a shelter and a visit to Amextra site. You will also have opportunities to learn more about Mexican culture through visits of archeological sites, museums and more.

You will:
- Discover the complexities surrounding the issue of migration
- Spend time with local families sharing experiences
- Enjoy short excursions to learn more about Mexican culture

Dates

Sep 21-25: Mexico city
Oct 19-23: Palenque, Chiapas

Cost

$575 for an all-inclusive experience
$525 if you register before August 31
***Please note that this does not include airfare to Mexico

Trip subject to minimum 4-person enrollment

 

If you need more information, please contact Seeds of Transformation
+52 (55) 5550-4044
+52 (55) 5502-1890
semillas@amextra.org