Zapatista Links


Current Information | Getting Active | Fair Trade | Chiapas

Current Information

The "Other Campaign" and the 6th Commission of the EZLN

Enlace Zapatista (Spanish language)
Centro de Medios Independientes, Chiapas (Spanish or English language)

Resources for Getting Active

U.S. and Canadian Chiapas Solidarity Groups and NGOs

Bikes for Chiapas - San Diego, CA
Building Bridges Chiapas Observer Project - Vancouver, BC Canada
Carolina Interfaith Task Force on Central America - 16 chapters across North and South Carolina
Chiapas Coalition 98 - Los Angeles, CA
Chiapas Media Project - Chicago, IL
Chiapas Peace House - Chicago, IL
Chiapas Support Committee - Oakland, CA
Cloudforest Initiatives - St. Paul, MN
Committee of Indigenous Solidarity - Washington, D.C
Committee in Solidarity with Central American People - Eugene, OR
Committee on US/Latin American Relations - Ithaca, NY
Community Action on Latin America - Madison, WI
Doctors for Global Health - Decatur, GA
Global Exchange - San Francisco, CA
Howard County Friends of Latin America - Baltimore, MD
Illinois Maya Ministry - Westchester, IL
Mexico Solidarity Network - Chicago, IL
Organic Consumers Association - Little Marais, MN
Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC) - Portland, OR
Peace Brigades International - Washington, D.C.
Pledge of Resistance - Dayton, OH
Pueblo por la Paz, Tucson - Tucson, AZ
Rochester Committee on Latin America, a project of Metro Justice - Rochester, NY
Schools for Chiapas - San Diego, CA
SIPAZ International Service for Peace - Santa Cruz, CA
Students Taking Action in Chiapas (STAC) - Halifax, Montreal and Petersborough
Witness for Peace - Washington, D.C.
Zapatista Block - Washington, D.C.
Zapatista Solidarity Coalition - Sacramento, CA

Groups that Organize Chiapas Speaking Tours

Chiapas Support Committee - Oakland, CA
EPICA (Ecumenical Program in Central America and the Caribbean) - Washington, D.C.
Fellowship of Reconciliation - San Francisco, CA
Global Exchange - San Francisco, CA
Grassroots International - Boston, MA
Mexico Solidarity Network - Chicago, IL
Organic Consumers Association - Little Marais, MN
Peace Brigades International - Washington, D.C.
Schools for Chiapas - San Diego, CA
Witness for Peace - Washington, D.C.

United States-based NGOs
These NGOs do not have specific Chiapas campaigns but do work on related issues.

American Friends Service Committee/AFSC - Philadelphia, PA
Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera - Austin, TX
Ecumenical Program in Central America and the Caribbean/EPICA - Washington, D.C.
Fellowship of Reconciliation/FOR - San Francisco, CA (with local groups throughout the U.S.)
Friends Across Borders - El Paso, TX/San Francisco, CA
Grassroots International - Boston, MA
Latin America Working Group - Washington, D.C.
Latin American Solidarity Coalition - Washington, D.C.
Nonviolent Ways Project (formerly Strategic Pastoral Action Network) - Holland, MI
Office of the Americas - Los Angeles, CA
Religious Task Force on Central America and Mexico - Washington, D.C.
S.O.A. Watch - Washington, D.C. (many local chapters throughout the U.S.)

Fair Trade Resources

Groups that Market Zapatista Coffee Internationally

Café Rebelión - Denver, CO - Mut Vitz, Nueva Luz del Cielo, Yahil Xojobal Chulchan
Café Campesino - Americus, GA - Mut Vitz
Cloudforest Initiatives - St. Paul, MN - Mut Vitz
Cooperative Coffees - Americus, GA - Mut Vitz
Dean's Beans - New Salem, MA - Mut Vitz
Galway Coffee Company - Galway, Ireland - Mut Vitz
Global Exchange - San Francisco, CA - Mut Vitz
Higher Grounds Trading Company - Leland, MI - Mut Vitz
Just Coffee - Madison, WI - Mut Vitz, Nueva Luz del Cielo, Yahil Xojobal Chulchan
Peace Coffee - Minneapolis, MN - Mut Vitz

Fair Trade Coffee Resources and Advocacy Campaigns

Café Unidos - Montreal, Quebec
Coffee Kids - Santa Fe, NM
Global Exchange - San Francisco, CA
Oxfam USA - Boston, MA
Songbird Foundation - Seattle, WA

Groups that Market Fairly-Traded Chiapas Products Internationally

Casa Bonampak - San Francisco, CA
Cloudforest Initiatives - St. Paul, MN
LaNeta Chiapas Directory of Local Alternative Commerce - San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

Resources for Returning to Chiapas

Groups that Organize Delegations or Work Brigades to Chiapas

Chiapas Media Project - Chicago, IL
Chiapas Peace House - Chicago, IL
Chiapas Support Committee - Oakland, CA
Estación Libre - various cities
Global Exchange - San Francisco, CA
Higher Grounds Trading Company - Leland, MI
Illinois Maya Ministry - Westchester, IL
Mexico Solidarity Network - Chicago, IL
Organic Consumers Association - Little Marais, MN
Schools for Chiapas - San Diego, CA
Witness for Peace - Washington, D.C.

Groups that Organize Volunteers in Chiapas

Chiapas Peace House - Chicago, IL
Doctors for Global Health - Decatur, GA
EnlaceCivil - San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas
Estación Libre various cities in the U.S.
Fellowship of Reconciliation/FOR - San Francisco, CA
Food First/ Institute for Food and Development Policy - San Francisco, CA
Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center - San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas
Global Exchange - San Francisco, CA
Schools for Chiapas - San Diego, CA
SIPAZ/International Service for Peace - Santa Cruz, CA
Witness for Peace - Washington, D.C.

Study Abroad Programs Focusing on Development in Mexico

Center for Global Education - Augsberg College
Cuernavaca Center for Intercultural Dialogue on Development - Cuernavaca, Morelos
School for International Training - Oaxaca, Oaxaca