Saint Louis University Community Partner Profile
 
Organization Name: St. Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America
Contact Person: Shona Clarkson
Address:

438 N. Skinker Blvd

Phone Number:

(314) 721-2977

Email Address:

ifcla@ifcla.net

Website:

www.ifcla.net

Category: Faith and Justice / Multi-Cultural
Internships Available?: Yes
Transportation Needed?: No (Metro-Link)
 

Mission Statement/Objectives:

 

To accompany the people of Latin America in their struggles for human rights and social justice and to educate and advocate in the U.S.

Immigration
Work for just policies and laws so that Latin Americans find welcome in St Louis (and the US). Challenge prejudice and promote respect and dignity through education and advocacy in St Louis.

Intervention
Protect human rights by challenging militarism, social prejudice, environmental exploitation, and political repression in Latin American countries.

Investment
Promote transparent free trade agreements with environmental protections by educating and advocating with legislators and to pass Sweatfree Communities resolutions in metro St Louis.  

Accompaniment
Build bridges of friendship and solidarity to connect people of the US and Latin America with projects of social justice and sustainable living.

 

Service Opportunities:

 
General assistance is needed around the organization - advocacy and outreach assistance, administrative tasks, computer/technical assistance, research, inventorying, etc.
 
Days/Times:  
Generally Mondays-Fridays, anytime 10am-4pm.
 

Volunteer Pre-Requisites:

 
- Application
 
Directions from SLU: