As a multiregional organization grounded in the South, JASS’ work is linked by a crossregional team and by crossregional exchanges for learning, communications and advocacy.

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When the pandemic hit, JASS started where we always have - with women’s lives and needs - which allowed us to strengthen and sustain their organizing in crisis. We are proud of how JASS in a moment of fundamental leadership transition was able to take our political accompaniment and movement support work to another level as we became responsive to the context.

Women Crossing the Line

For me, the idea of ‘women crossing the line’ means women pushing forward and continuing to advance progressive women’s rights agenda’s in all corners of the world. It's a collective moving forward, it is a stampede; it is all women finding the strength to claim our power.

Regional Gallery Highlights

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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