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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.
Colombian Peace Community Attacked: Take Action Now/Comunidad de Paz Colombiana Atacada: Tome Acción Ahora
https://www.actionnetwork.org/letters/colombian-peace-community-attacked-take-action-now Español abajo. At 10:15 AM on Friday December 29th, four paramilitaries entered the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in Colombia and tried to assassinate Germán Graciano...read more
Open Letter to the US Congress and State Department in the Wake of the Honduran presidential elections
Please join Grassroots International, Witness for Peace and other US-based solidarity organizations in signing this important letter regarding the Honduran elections and the related state repression and violence. Click here to sign your organization onto the letter....read more
August 16, 2017 Today marks the first official day that NAFTA renegotiations will take place between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, something Witness for Peace and our partners have demanded from the beginning. But the Trump administration’s recently-released plan for...read 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
Join the Witness for Peace (WFP) Honduras Program for a two-year term of service. International Program volunteers produce documentation of the impacts of U.S. policies and corporate practices, such as articles/blog posts, fact sheets, short videos, and action alerts....read more
Join our week of action calling on congresspeople, faith organizations, labor organizations, and communities across the U.S. and Latin America to support the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act!...read more