Mexico

Mexico


Updates from the Field:

  • ACORN Honduras’ April Initiatives: Fostering Collaboration and Growth
    In April, ACORN Honduras hosted numerous meeting sessions for their members, alongside training and planning sessions with partner organizations. Their efforts focused on fostering collaboration and growth within the community.
  • ACORN Peru’s April Efforts: Supporting Mothers and Empowering Members
    In April, ACORN Peru was hard at work collecting and distributing food baskets for Mother’s Day, while also organizing multiple training sessions for their members. Their dedication to supporting the community and empowering individuals is truly inspiring.
  • Living Rent’s April Wins: Standing Together for Member Rights
    Living Rent had several wins for their members in April, including for new Living Rent Castlemilk members Hiwa and Kharman, who have spent two years in a substandard apartment, including no boiler, a collapsed ceiling, black mould, and a landlord unwilling to address any of it. Living Rent sprang into action, and immediately got the boiler […]
  • A Community Voice Champions Lead Testing in New Orleans
    A Community Voice advocated for increased lead testing in the water and soil in New Orleans, a public health issue that continues to disproportionately affect our POC population, the working class, and children.
  • ACORN Brighton Reopens Public Toilets, ACORN Oxford Wins Equitable Bussing Campaign
    ACORN Brighton had a massive win with their successful ‘Save Our Toilets’ campaign, which reopened over 18 toilets in a public park. ACORN Oxford achieved a big first victory in their campaign for better and more equitable bussing in their city, mirroring the important transit work ACORN is doing in Cambridge.
  • ACORN India Advocates for Dharavi Residents Amid Major Redevelopment Plans
    ACORN India spent April amplifying the voices of the residents of the Dharavi housing camp, home of over one million people. As the government and businesses negotiates major re-development plans for the camp, ACORN Dharavi has been advocating for clarity and accountability in the project to ensure the people are heard. The Green Warrior Women continue their waste-picking […]
  • Toronto ACORN Secures Unanimous Council Vote for Stronger Inspection Bylaw, Ensuring Healthy Homes for Renters
    Big win for Toronto ACORN when members won a unanimous council vote to beef up an inspection bylaw that ensures healthy homes for renters- ensuring it will be adequately enforced to protect residents.  ACORN Canada members gathered outside of city hall in Ottawa to launch the Roadmap to ‘Save Affordable Housing’ platform, pressuring council members to vote YES on […]
  • ACORN Kenya Advocates for School Nutrition
    ACORN Kenya continued their important work advocating for nutrition in schools in Korogocho, despite dealing with complex government red tape, as well as deadly floods in the region.
  • Alliance Citoyenne Demands Transparency in Chemical Use After Contaminants Found in Les Mées Residents
    Alliance Citoyenne is negotiating talks with agro-industrial farms surrounding the community of Les Mées, after chemical contaminants were found in the hair of local residents. While initial talks with farm managers have been successful, ACORN is pushing further, asking for full access to the registries to see exactly what chemicals are being used.
  • ACORN Peru had a very busy month participating in a vital demonstration.
    ACORN Peru had a very busy month participating in a vital demonstration against the privatization and corruption of Sedapal, a company controlling water and sewage fro the entire city of Lima. Members also continued to support ongoing efforts for the communities of Juan de Luerigacho, while also planning upcoming marches for Women’s Day.

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