Pilgrimage: Seeking the Root Causes of Migration

An international delegation of 75 faith leaders involved with issues of social justice and immigration traveled to Honduras from March 18th to 25th, 2019, led by the SHARE Foundation, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and Sisters of Mercy of the Americas’ Justice Team. We went to listen, learn, and witness. Our objectives were to bring back to the U.S. a better understanding of what is at the root of the flow of migrants, especially youth and families, from Central America (and particularly Honduras), and to act in solidarity with people striving for freedom, safety, and justice under law. Now, we are working to turn what we learned into concrete action…

Visit our Honduras Pilgrimage blog:

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Read our 2019 Root Causes report:

Root Causes Honduras 2019 Report

Since 2016, we have co-led six faith delegations to Honduras who have deepened our understanding of the root causes of migration from the region: regional inequality, militarism, discrimination, climate change, national and global economic and political policies which displace and impoverish.