Jeanne Rikkers, Cristosal, discussing the important work in Central America

Cristosal is an Episcopal-based human rights organization working in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Since 2017, Cristosal has responded to over 2 million victims of forced displaced caused by violence. There is a crisis happening and they need our help. Click here to watch a video illustrating what is happening. Jeanne Rikkers, Research and Learning Director from Cristosal spoke at all services on Sunday about the important work Cristosal is doing and how Good Shepherd can be involved.

Cristoal has a four-pronged mission:

1. Equipping human rights leaders with knowledge and tools for action through research and learning

2. Protecting people displaced by violence through victim accompaniment

3. Repairing the lingering effects of rights violations through strategic litigation

4. Building environments where peace is possible through community development