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27 Nov 2023

Declaración: 7.º Encuentro Regional de Mujeres Originarias y Rurales

Mujeres sosteniendo redes, el otro feminismo rural. Nosotras, representantes de los pueblos originarios, comunidades y organizaciones sociales de la Región Otomí-Tepehua-Nahua del estado de Hidalgo, México, reunidas en el 7.º. Encuentro Regional de Mujeres Originarias y Rurales de la Región Otomí-Tepehua-Nahua, en el municipio de Acaxochitlán, Hidalgo; después de una jornada de trabajo en conjunto […]

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20 Mar 2022

New Edition of “Own Your Voice”

Own Your Voice (OYV) is all about giving and being a voice for women all over the world, with a special focus on Indigenous women of the Sierra Otomí-Tepehua region, women who PSYDEH empowers through its different programs. The project aims to increase visibility towards our media channels thus increasing possibilities, interactions, and potential, by […]

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05 Apr 2021

1st Report From Field Corps Trainer

On March 30, Nani Szeibert, one of two new trainers of a key element of PSYDEH’s COVID-19 recovery program, the Indigenous Women Field Corps, participated in a Conversational event for women organized by the Tenango de Doria’s municipal government’s “Women Affairs” office, framed in the month dedicated to women. She writes the following report, the […]

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17 Mar 2021

Selected for a Grant from Global Kroll Charitable Foundation

PSYDEH expands its corporate partnerships to include the global governance, risk, and transparency advisory firm Kroll. In late-2020, the Kroll Charitable Foundation Committee (then called Duff & Phelps), the giving arm of the firm, selected PSYDEH as one of 22 eligible charities across the globe to receive a pool of grants and volunteer labor. Kroll […]

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10 Dec 2020
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Collaborating with global law firm Hogan Lovells

PSYDEH is pleased to receive legal support from Hogan Lovells, Mexico City, through TrustLaw, the pro bono program of the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2020. The outstanding support we’ve been given is led by attorney Lila Alejandra Gasca Enríquez and her team: José Carlos Altamirano Cano, Tayde Bautista Lozano, Marcelo J. Garza G., Rocío Sánchez Arriola-Luna, Dulce […]

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30 Nov 2020

New Social Enterprise Initiative “Bordamos Juntos”

PSYDEH’s fieldwork focuses in part on empowering indigenous women to be the leaders and businesswomen they are. One mechanism for achieving this objective is our forthcoming second social enterprise-oriented initiative we call “Bordamos Juntos” (Embroider Together). What is Bordamos Juntos? We engage approximately 40 indigenous women leader artisans to link long-term community development strategies from […]

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01 Nov 2020

Traditional Medicine, Episode Fourteen

Here in episode fourteen, we discuss how traditional medicine is a solid approach to providing better quality and access to health care for Indigenous and rural communities, especially during the ongoing pandemic in Mexico and across the Global South. This follows on episode thirteen when we discussed Mexico’s elections in 2020, how they are ground […]

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27 Jul 2020
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Building a Global Volunteer Program

How do Mexican grassroots nonprofits secure the resources we need to make a social and economic impact during COVID-19? One of the important elements of our strategy is formalizing and launching our first global volunteer program. We say “formalize” because to date our ad hoc efforts have been rather successful, especially for a Mexican grassroots NGO […]

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24 Jun 2020
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Mariana Ramírez Joins PSYDEH

PSYDEH is excited to announce that Mariana Ramírez, an internationalist graduate of ITAM, has joined our team as global volunteer coordinator. Mariana has been focusing on the area of international education for the past few years, however, she recently discovered that one of her passions is to collaborate with socially responsible projects and hence the […]

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19 Jun 2020

Demanding to Know Status of Resources for Indigenous People

In early 2020, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said “Organización comunitaria será el eje para la aplicación de recursos y programas federales en las comunidades indígenas” (Community organizing will be the focus for the application of federal resources and programs in indigenous communities). It is now clear that this support does not exist and […]

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