MIGRATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS
The CHRIJ is involved in a range of international and domestic interdisciplinary projects with forced migrants within the United States and beyond.
Human Rights of Migrants: Transnational and Mixed-Status Families
Participatory Action Research and Community-based Education as Resources for Documentation, Activism and Policy Change, led by Professor M. Brinton Lykes and Attorney Jessica Chicco
Human Rights and Migration Project, Zacualpa Guatemala
Community-based Participatory Action Research and Legal Advocacy, led by Professor M. Brinton Lykes, Sister Ana Maria Alvarez and Attorney Jessica Chicco
Post-Deportation Human Rights Project
Deportation Issues, led by Professor Daniel Kanstroom and Supervising Attorney Jessica Chicco
GENDER AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONTEXTS OF TRANSITION
The CHRIJ supports a range of interdisciplinary participatory and action research projects with women affected by gross violations of human rights and gender violence within the United States and Guatemala. Access a partial list of publications based on these projects here.
Gender and Reparations
Understanding women’s struggles for justice, historical memory and redress (A Study of Gender and Reparation in postwar Guatemala, led by Professor Alison Crosby (York U/Canada) and Professor M. Brinton Lykes)
Creative Resources in Conflict and Post Conflict Contexts
Exploring the contributions of the Creative Arts and Embodied Practices and Beliefs to Truth and Justice Processes in Guatemala, led by Professor M. Brinton Lykes and Professor Alison Crosby [York U/Canada])
Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights - (Mental Health and Human Rights, led by Prof. M. Brinton Lykes)
PAST PROJECTS OF THE CENTER
You may read more about past projects of the Center through this page.
Ethical Issues Raised by the Plight of Displaced Persons and Refugees
Refugee Studies, led by Professor David Hollenbach SJ
Documentation, Program Development and Networking with the Jesuit Refugee Service, led by Professor David Hollenbach, SJ and Professor Maryanne Loughry, RSM