Grantee tags Mexico

Music Therapy with Children Rescued from Child Trafficking or Living in Migrant Shelters in Tijuana

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

I provided weekly music therapy sessions to 15 children living in a safe house who have been rescued from trafficking rings. I also provided weekly music sessions for 30 youth being sheltered in Tijuana while awaiting reunification with their families or aproval of their asylum petitions. Read More

SILT

Upczak, Emilie

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

A Native botanist, grieving the death of a beloved aunt, travels alone to northern Mexico, where she is nourished by images of the last trip they took together traversing the Colorado River. Read More

Tribute to the Disappeared

Arroyo, Andrea

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Tribute to the Disappeared is an art project in honor of the 30000 people disappeared in Mexico, and other victims of injustice around the world. Curated by Andrea Arroyo over 350 international artists participating. Read More

Fair Trade Coffee

Sorrentino, Joseph

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Although coffee growers in the mountains of Oaxaca and Puebla in Mexico grow gourmet coffee that may sell for as much as $10 a pound, they typically earn about $2 a day. Fair Trade organizations pay farmers more for their coffee. I visited villages Read More

Los Cafetaleros: The Coffee Growers

Sorrentino, Joseph

Year Grant Awarded: 2008

Some of the world’s best coffee is grown in the remote mountains of southern Mexico. I traveled to villages in the mountains of Oaxaca and Puebla to document what life is like for coffee growers, who typically earn just $2 a day. Read More

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