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February 1, 2012 – Ann Arbor, MI

Griselda Vega, Global Worker’s Mexico Program Director was invited to speak at the University of Michigan Law School by the Michigan Immigration and Labor Law Association (MIA). MIA is a law student-run group that focuses on discussing the cross-sectional issues that arise in employment and immigration matters. Griselda was asked to come and discuss the work of Global Workers and its model, as well as alternative legal career opportunities.

December 1, 2011 – Geneva, Switzerland

Day Three – Global Forum on Migration and Development, Civil Society Days

November 30, 2011 – Geneva, Switzerland

Day Two – Global Forum on Migration and Development, Civil Society Days

On the second day of the GFMD, Cathleen continued with Theme 3, this day entitled “Circular/Temporary Migration.” Pro-business participants explored how the temporary worker programs must better and more efficiently fit their needs, and the advocates stressed how flawed the programs are. No significant outcomes were produced. There was a sense of frustration that these issues have already been discussed at previous CSDs but with little effect on the governments.

November 29, 2011 – Geneva, Switzerland

Day One – Global Forum on Migration and Development, Civil Society Days

November 29, 2011 – Geneva, Switzerland

Day One – People’s Global Action on Migration, Development, and Human Rights (PGA)

Philadelphia, PA - October 14, 2011

National Lawyers Guild Annual Convention

September 28, 2011 – Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

Meetings with Centro Hermanas Mirabal and Servicios Educativos del Bajio, A.C. (SEBAJ)

Today Global Workers embarks on meeting with two very well established organizations in the city of Leon, Centro Hermanas Mirabal, which focuses on women’s rights, and SEBAJ, an organization whose focus is broken up into several areas, including nutrition, family, the arts, health, migration, education, and labor.

September 27, 2011 – Salamanca and Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Meetings with Dimension Pastoral de la Movilidad Humana(DPMH) and Fundación Comunitaria del Bajío

Global Workers team continued its goal of expanding the network to the state of Guanajuato by heading out to Salamanca and Irapuato.

Sept. 23, 2011 – Tulcingo del Valle, Puebla, Mexico

Educating Advocates in Puebla – “Taller de conocimientos y herramientas básicas sobre migración” (Knowledge and Basic Tools of Migration Workshop)

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