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Immigration Reform Has Never Been More Urgent
As immigrant families in Alabama flee the state and Congress approves a new free trade agreement, the time to act is now.
Celebrate Victory: Pedro is Home
Please take a moment to welcome Pedro home and congratulate the Guzman family on their work to defend immigrant rights in the face of for-profit detention!
Victory for Martha!
Five years ago, members of the U.S.-backed Colombian army killed Jose Giraldo, an innocent farmer. His daughter Martha risked her life seeking justice. Her risk has finally paid off.
Week of Action Against the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement
In the next few weeks-the WA Congressional Delegation is going to be asked to vote on the biggest trade deal since NAFTA-the Korea-US FTA. Here's what you can do about it!
Secretary of State Clinton: Protect Human Rights and Halt Funding for Killers in Colombia
Witness for Peace calls on the State Department to suspend all military assistance to the Colombian armed forces.
Letter to the U.S. Ambassador to Colombia: Close the SOA
The Colombia-based Witness for Peace International Team delivered an open letter urging the U.S. Ambassador to Colombia to advocate for the closure of the School of the Americas.
Tell Congress to Stop Displacing Colombians
Nearly 5 million Colombians have been displaced. Yet, our government continues to send more in military aid than in humanitarian aid to Colombia, assisting the perpetrators more than the victims. Help us inundate Congress with calls and emails for policies that would alleviate, not exacerbate, Colombia's crisis.
Ask Your Member of Congress to Support the Trade Act Today!
Read the Witness for Peace Northwest letter to Congressman McDermott and then write your own!
Follow WFP on Facebook
Follow Witness for Peace on Facebook and receive updates on breaking news regarding U.S. policy toward Latin America.
Open Letter: Restore Civil Liberties and Protect Human Rights in Honduras
Witness for Peace joins other faith-based and nongovernmental groups in calling for an end to the human rights crisis in Honduras.
Panama Free Trade Agreement
WFPNW Organizer and members of the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign visit Rep. Earl Blumenauer's office on the US-Panama Free Trade Agreement.
Colombia Day of Action in Portland
Coverage of the Colombia Day of Action event in Portland and the Colombian Journey speaking tour with Nidia Castellanos from Arauca, Colombia.
Shut Down the School of the Americas!
Watch Fr. Roy Bourgeois speak in Portland, OR about why we need to close down the SOA! See photos from the Oregon delegation to the November vigil.
US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Oregonians ask Rep. Darlene Hooley to oppose the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement.