Casa de los Amigos, A.C. 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
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... Continue reading
Our next Cinemoneda screening is on Thursday, May 29th at 6:30pm. The film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, relates to economic justice in the U.S. through the lens of economic... Continue reading
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... Continue reading
Dear friends, At Casa de los Amigos, summer starts the day the summer volunteers arrive. This year, we welcomed another extraordinary group. Every summer since 2007, a small group of... Continue reading
Dear friends, A year ago, we wrote to you happily announcing the inauguration of Casa Tochan, one of the Casa’s most exciting and important new projects. It was also one... Continue reading
On the first of November, the Casa gave a warm welcome to a new partner: APOFAM, the Popular Assembly of Migrant Families. We were overjoyed to give them the keys... Continue reading