Dignity Displaced, by Solidarity Engineering, is a podcast meant to bring voices from the field of humanitarian crises direct to you, with little to no filter.
Dignity Displaced highlights the interconnection between displacement, migration, and climate change through sharing stories directly from people living or working in humanitarian crises as well as interviews with experts, leaders, and advocates from all over the world.
Continuing our mini series on why people are fleeing Guatemala, we were joined by author, lawyer, and human rights activist Jennifer Harbury. In this episode, Jennifer talks to us about the US' involvement in the genocide and civil war in the Guatemala during the 80s and 90s and how the CIA documents she got released after 3 hunger strikes show the US' direct support members of death squads in Central America who went onto start some of the deadliest cartels we see today.
In recognition of November being Native American Heritage month we brought the conversation within our borders to talk about water access in the Navajo Nation where 30% of the population lives without running water. This episode includes stories from two Diné leaders who had to step up to confront the growing water crisis during the COVID lockdown and beyond.
In the light to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border, this episode includes interviews with an immigration lawyer, multiple humanitarian aid workers, and multiple asylum seekers in order to get an idea as to how the US/Mexico border has or hasn't changed with the change of administration.
This episode includes 4 interviews with Guatemalan indigenous leaders, youth protesters, and water rights activists. Together, these interviews will give you an idea of how the historic power imbalances, foreign investment, and the ongoing fight for human rights in Guatemala effects migration toward the US/Mexico border.
This episode focuses on how climate change has both sudden and slow onset effects on migration. It includes a conversation with an expert in the field as well as an aid worker who has focused the past 3o years on confronting water sacristy.
Matamoros- The Beginning of the End
This episode of Dignity Displaced follows several asylum seekers at the Matamoros refugee camp as they describe their journey to the border, their expereince in the camp, and their reaction to President Biden's first steps to repeal the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP).
Guatemala pt 3 - how the death squads became the cartels continued
Continuing our mini series on why people are fleeing Guatemala, we were joined by author, lawyer, and human rights activist Jennifer Harbury. In this episode, we finish our interview with Jennifer who talks to us about how members of the CIA supported death squads went on to start some of the deadliest cartels in Latin America which now are a major root cause of Guatemalan migration to the US southern border.