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Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, inc.

Mexico City, Mexico
Joined August 2012
Presence in: Mexico, United States

Organizacion no gubernamental sin fines de lucro, dedicado a mejorar las condiciones laborales de los trabajadores migrantes en los Estados Unidos.

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) is the first transnational migrant workers’ rights organization based in Mexico. Since its founding, CDM has been driven by its mission to improve the conditions of low-wage workers in the United States. CDM’s binational, multilingual staff and geographic reach have grown in response to increasing needs for its advocacy and services. Today, with headquarters in Mexico City, and offices in Juxtlahuaca, Oaxaca and Baltimore, Maryland, CDM has established itself as a powerful, transnational agent of change.

People Associated With This Organization

Claudia Cruz

Mexico  
Centro de los Derechos del Migrante,...
Joined April 2019
Interests: Education
Claudia Cruz López holds a degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a Master’s Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana. She completed her social service at Sin Fronteras I.A.P, gaining an understanding of the administrative process to regularize the migratory situation of vulnerable communities. Claudia also worked for the Jesuit Service for Migrants in Mexico, where she learned about the experience of the transmigrant peoples and their advocates. Before joining CDM, she was a consultant for the Institute of Studies and Dissemination on Migration, A. C. (INEDIM). Now i work offering free workshops to migrant workers about their labor rights in EEUU.

Rachel Micah-Jones

Mexico  
Centro de los Derechos del Migrante,...
Joined March 2015
Rachel Micah-Jones is an attorney and the Founder and Executive Director of Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. An award-winning leader in the migrant and workers’ rights movement, Rachel has focused on reforming international labor recruitment and the H-2A and H-2B guestworker programs to protect low-wage workers. Rachel has built an international coalition on recruitment reform, advocated for workers’ rights in strategic litigation against US government agencies and employers, and testified before international organizations, in US Congressional briefings, and before the Mexican Congress. Rachel’s writing on transnational migrant justice and clinical legal education has been published by the The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she co-led a groundbreaking international clinic for law students.

Rachel is interested in information-sharing and community building with other organizations that are a part of the Namati network.

Rebeca Rodriguez Flores

Mexico  
Centro de los Derechos del Migrante,...
Joined August 2012
Rebeca Rodriguez Flores is the network champion (main point of contact) for Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, inc..

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