Yesterday, the city of Chicago released gruesome body camera footage of the murder of Adam Toledo, a 13-year-old child who was killed by police last month in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of Little Village. The video showed Adam complying with police when he was shot, putting his empty hands up before being murdered in cold blood.
More than 20 civil and human rights organizations are expanding the fight against facial recognition and calling for a ban not only on government and law enforcement use of the technology, but also private and corporate use.
The Biden-Harris administration secured agreements with Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras to militarize borders as a way to stem migration from the region, a shameful decision that will do little to ensure migrants’ safety.
Latinx and Migrant Human Rights Alliance Condemn Violence Against Black Communities Following the Police Killing of Daunte Wright
As a network of Latin American immigrant-led organizations from across the country and the nation’s largest online Latinx organizing group committed to working towards the well-being and prosperity of communities across the U.S. and the Américas, our hearts go out to Daunte’s family and his beloved community.
What Are the Root Causes of Migration from Central America? Part 5: Gender Discrimination and Gender Based Violence
The conversation will feature leaders and experts from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador who will discuss the impact of violence towards LGBTQI communities and women, recent cases of violence, and how social movements are fighting to protect these communities.