See below for our current campaigns and take action to protect human rights, reform U.S. policy and stand up for justice.
There are many ways to take action to support communities in Latin America and the Caribbean that are struggling for peace and justice. Witness for Peace can help you get active by participating in our current campaigns below, joining a travel delegation to Latin America, organizing a rally in your own community and much more.
In April, Delta Apparel - a US-based company - fired 40 workers with crippling musculoskeletal injuries from their factory in Honduras. There was outrage, and Delta agreed to reinstate them, but with conditions that violate Honduran labor laws. Please insist that the...read more
WFP Urgent Action and Condemnation of Violent State Response to General Strike in Buenaventura, Colombia Police Repression of Civic Strike in Buenaventura, Colombia: Demand the US State Department And Congressional Leadership Act to Promote a Peaceful Resolution!...read more
Our WFP Cuba Team just returned from the Fifth International Seminary for Peace and for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. Our International Team members had the honor of volunteering their interpretation services for this conference, in which activists from...read more
Witness for Peace is extremely concerned about the safety of Oaxacan human rights defenders Rodrigo Flores Peñaloza and Bettina Cruz Velázquez. Since February 10th, they have been repeatedly threatened and followed by heavily armed men. Most recently, a written...read more
On Saturday, February 11, 21 Nonam Wounaan Indigenous families from Witness for Peace’s partner community, the Humanitarian and Biodiverse Reservation of Santa Rosa de Guayacán, were forcefully displaced from their homes following threats from neo-paramilitary groups.read more
With Mother's Day approaching, did you know that 65% of flowers in the U.S. come from Colombia? Unfortunately, though, cheaper flowers for us mean deplorable working conditions for flower workers: to learn more, watch this video from Cactus, one of our Colombian...read more
Support #JusticeForBerta--NEW BILL to Stop U.S. "Security" Aid to Honduras!--& WFP Accompaniment in Honduras/Apoye la #JusticiaParaBerta--NUEVO PROYECTO DE LEY para Parar la Ayuda de "Seguridad" Estadounidense a Honduras--y el Acompañamiento de APP en Honduras Ask...read more