Casa de los Amigos is a Center for Peace and International Understanding in Mexico City. The Casa was established as a nonprofit organization in 1956 by the Quaker community in Mexico, and its work continues to be rooted in Quaker values. Through its programs, community space, and social and cultural activities, the Casa promotes peace with justice, fosters understanding between groups and individuals, and supports the human dignity of every person.

News & Activities

Festival in the Casa: Sharing in the Bartering and Gift Economies

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This Sunday at 12:30 pm, Casa de los Amigos is hosting a small festival dedicated to bartering, alternative currencies and the gift and sharing economies. Come visit and bring homemade...
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Quaker Social Action in Mexico Learning Tour

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Join Casa de los Amigos, a Quaker Center for Peace and International Understanding in Mexico City, on a nine-day Learning Tour for Friends led by the Casa team. This will...
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Changes for our Coordinating Team

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Just this last week we said goodbye to Heather Nicholson, who has been the Casa’s Volunteer Coordinator for the last two years. The loss of Heather’s tremendous spirit and commitment...
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Wanted: Community- Oriented, Social Justice Minded Volunteers

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Friends, we’ve received some great applications for new full-time Casa volunteers but are still looking for more! Please help spread the word! As a volunteer, you live at the Casa,...
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Caravana Migrante Viacrucis

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At the end of April, a caravan of over a thousand predominantly Honduran migrants in need of international protection (and with a list of human rights concerns) arrived in Mexico...
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Day of the Dead with Spanish classes for refugees

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Dear Friends, A dozen Nigerian, Haitian, Congolese and Iranian students got a lot of attention last Wednesday at Mercado Jamaica, a Mexican market that specializes in Day of the Dead...
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