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Developments in Ciudad Juárez

International Class alums Miguel Cortes, Jorge Burciaga and Institute colleague Mariana Soledad Loya Parra  report on developments at  El Centro Fred Newman Para la Terapia Social — the independent therapy and community center they’ve built over the last five years in Juárez … Continue reading

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Violence or tolerance? New book looks at conflict as opportunity for development

This just in from our International Class colleague (class of 2013) Jorge Burciaga Montoya @jorgeburciaga:  The Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juarez hosted a book publishing party last week for (another) International Class alumnus Miguel Cortés Vázquez (class of 2008) and co-author and colleague Teresa Almada … Continue reading

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Marxist psychologists in Mexico: Energized and disgruntled

In a recent post, Lois Holzman reports on the 2nd Marxism and Psychology Conference in Morelia, Mexico, where she presented along with colleagues Wellington de Oliveira (São Paulo) and Miguel Cortés and Jorge Burciaga (from Juárez, Mexico) on,  From Critical to Practical-Critical Psychology: Activating and Developing People and Community in … Continue reading

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Miguel Cortés to lead Revolutionary Conversation en Español

Beginning in March, the Institute will offer its first Revolutionary Conversation en Español.  Led by youth worker, family therapist, and teacher educator, Miguel Eduardo Cortés Vázquez  the five-week online conversation —  Terapia Social en Latinoamérica — will introduce participants to how social therapeutics is being used in communities … Continue reading

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