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Life and Work at the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City

A year and a half ago, in the fall of 2006, the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City celebrated its 50th anniversary as a Quaker presence in Mexico. Over the years the Casa has organized service and work projects in Mexico, assisted the United Nations in housing refugees from the wars in Central America, been the home of Mexico City Meeting, and offered accommodation to international travelers. The 50th anniversary celebration provided an opportunity to reflect on and refocus the role of the Casa as a center for peace and international understanding in Mexico. While no brief introduction to๐Ÿ”’

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Stephen Snyder, a member of Menomonie (Wis.) Meeting, attends Sioux Falls (S.Dak.) Worship Group. Before retiring, he taught political science and directed international programs at University of Wisconsin-Stout. He and his wife, Mary, have been frequent visitors as well as Friends-in-residence at the Casa.


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