Last Saturday, January 14th, I went to the juvenile detention center (CERSAI) # 3, in Ciudad Juárez to deliver donated Care Packages. It is part of our Mobilize Mexico Volunteers project to help meet the needs of teens in the juvenile justice system who are detained. This was my experience bringing the Care Packages to […]
Our summer intern, Russell Payne, spent some time in June interviewing 25 juveniles in detention in Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. He shared some of his impressions with us. Special thanks to the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association for funding Russell’s internship!
The fourth and final Video Blog from our Vision Trip to Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua, Mexico. Blake and Tammi head back across the border.
Vision Trip Video Blog #3 – our initial reactions to the prison visit in Chihuahua, Chihuahua
We drove from Ciudad Juarez on the border with the United States, to the city of Chihuahua, the capital city of the state, in order to continue our Vision Trip. We meet with court officials, non-profits working with teens, and visited the detention center there. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Vision Trip – Juarez and Chihuahua, Mexico.
This past week Tamara Thompson and Blake Murdock joined us for our first-ever Vision Trip. Vision Trips give people a first-hand look at our work with juveniles in Mexico’s prison system. We visited the juvenile prisons in Juarez and Chihuahua cities and met with court officials to discuss our proposed projects in Chihuahua. Blake and Tammi will be sharing their experiences with us soon!
Above is a view of Juarez and Chihuahua, our meetings with the judges, and Blake, Doug and Tammi on the road from Juarez to Chihuahua.