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REUTERS/Jose Cabezas SEARCH "CABEZAS BAKERY" FOR THIS STORY. Roberto Renderos and Joseph Ramirez, members of the "Huellas de Esperanza" (Traces of Hope) ministry, sell bread in the Dina neighborhood in San Salvador, El Salvador, June 27, 2017.
REUTERS/Jose Cabezas SEARCH "CABEZAS BAKERY" FOR THIS STORY. Members of the "Huellas de Esperanza" (Traces of Hope) ministry, have lunch before a graduation at the Eben Ezer church in the Dina neighbourhood in San Salvador, El Salvador, June 30, 2017.
Returning to civil society is arduous in the midst of the government's militarized battle against the "maras," which has led to claims of rights abuses and, according to police, an average daily tally of 16 dead.
But for those just tuning in, the short of the story is that I was invited to go to El Salvador with an organization called Unbound.
He has received death threats from his former gang associates because removing gang insignia is punishable by death."It's definitely cost me a lot to leave the gang," he said.
Ha, seriously though, I have so many things that I want to share with you.
And I’m a fan of the thoughtful, sustainable, and progressive ways they go about doing that.
I have mentioned on here before that I’m also a big fan of Central America (and Spanish! I actually grew up in a high school where the majority of students spoke Spanish, spent some extended time living and studying in Costa Rica, took a handful of volunteer trips to Mexico and Guatemala, and basically was planning for a career working with non-profs and Spanish-speakers either here in the States or abroad.
I’m going to explain more about them in another post that I have begun writing.