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During 16 Days of Activism on December 9, JASS Crossregional Program Director, Carrie Wilson spoke at a White House Rally on behalf of the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict—which JASS is a member of the advisory committee. This rally called on U.S.
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JASS' Executive Director's hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico, signed a proclamation declaring October 18th JASS Day. In celebration, our Santa Fe friends and family—Marg VeneKlasen, Marilyn Bane, Kayle Higinbotham, and Laura Jeffers—hosted the first-ever Women Crossing the Line Symposium and Reception. Lisa, Daysi Flores, and Marusia Lopez addressed a welcoming crowd of more than 50 Santa Fe-ers, eager to support and learn more about JASS’ work to ensure the safety of women activists in Mexico and Central America.
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Alexa Bradley has worked as an organizer, facilitator, organizational strategist and popular educator for over 25 years, with a particular focus on linking community organizing to broader social movement strategies.  She is the JASS Knowledge Development Director, supporting JASS in its work to deepen learning from its work and share insights with a broad audience of global activists. 
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Joanne Sandler brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to JASS.
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Join us on Thursday, March 27th at the JASS Office in Washington, D.C. for an event co-hosted by WOLA on the protection of women human rights defenders in Mexico and Central America. Register now!
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Join us in New York for this exciting event on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 1:15 pm EST at the United Nations! Follow us @jass4justice and tag #ProtectWHRDs!
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February 18, 2014Mexico City, Mexico Open Letter to: Enrique Peña Nieto, Presidente de México Barack Obama, President of the United States
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Beyoncé has the internet abuzz, but this time it’s not just about her music and the groundbreaking launch of her new album—it’s also about whether or not she is a feminist. From academics to culture bloggers, community activists to girls who never thought about or used feminism in a written sentence before—and many feminists around the world—black, white, young, old, African, Latina, men, women—everyone’s chattering about whether Beyoncé is a feminist. 
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November 2013- US Congresswoman Michelle Grisham (D-NM) and the Mesoamerican Working Group (MAWG) hosted a congressional briefing on US policies that are militarizing Mesoamerica. Panel featured: Laura Carlsen, CIP Americas, Javier Sicilia, Mexico's Movement for Peace with Justice & Dignity, Claudia Samayoa, UDEFEGUA and Alex Main, CEPR.
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Guatemala Human Rights Commission-USA, Oxfam America, Rights Action and JASS (Just Associates) invite you to a reception to welcome the Guatemalan and Honduran delegations to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
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