America – REPAM Delegation makes advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.

Eighteen members of REPAM, Red Eclesial Panamazónica (in English, the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network), traveled from the Amazon region to Washington, D.C., to advocate for their rights to land and clean water. The Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States was part of a host committee of Catholic organizations that sponsored the REPAM delegation’s visit. To know more… REPAM has recently released a report about the violation of the right to territorial property of indigenous peoples and Amazonian communities in South America.