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Gracias Margarita

We want to remember the life of a dear friend, Margarita Camacho Torres, who passed away last year and would have celebrated her birthday this month. Margarita passed away on April 25th, 2014 from complications following a routine bladder operation. She worked at Casa de los Amigos from 1983 to 2011 as a key member

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Strengthening International Understanding

Guess what we are doing today at Casa de los Amigos? Accompanying a group of 11 US college students to rural Mexico for the experience of a lifetime. As part of our Migration and Economic Justice Field School, we’re up early to travel two hours to the farming village of Vicente Guerrero. There, we’ll spend

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Lo Que Pasa en la Casa: Spring 2015

HOSPITALITY: Being our busiest month in terms of guests and reservations in the Casa, January flew by and so did February, leaving us all wondering how it could possibly be March already! We had the opportunity to see familiar faces and bring some new friends into the community. Groups of all ages pass through the Casa,

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Movies & Ecology

Our Environmental Concerns Committee is hosting a movie night. We’ll be showing the new documentary H20MX and chatting with our friends from the Isla Urbana. Unfortunately, the documentary is so new that there aren’t English subtitles yet available.

Metro Closed

Metro Revolución (going toward Tasqueña) is currently closed due to renovations. You can arrive here from Metro Hidalgo or San Cosme or take the Metrobus Lines 1 or 4.

Quaker Social Action in Mexico Learning Tour Begins!

This week we’ll be hosting a a nine-day Learning Tour for Quakers led by the Casa team.  We’re so excited to welcome seven Friends from across the US on this adventure.   During nine days in Mexico, we’ll be going about the city, enjoying fellowship with Friends, and engaging with important issues in modern-day Mexico. We’ll be exploring:

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