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Reconstruction Isn’t Just About Materials

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading

All the clowns take a bow in Mexico

The “You Help Me, We’ll Help You,” System

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading

People gather in Chiapas

Surrounded By Curiosity and Laughter

Our expedition meets in Mexico City on Saturday March 9th and performs at the Muestra Internacional de Arte Popular Escenico on the Calle de Moneda, and then inside the Museo del Palacio Antigua de Arzobispado. This is a project set … Continue reading

Clowns balance in Puerto Rico

The Escalating Austerity Crisis in Puerto Rico

On May 1, 2018, tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets in San Juan, Puerto Rico. May Day, or International Workers’ Day, is a global day of recognition for labor and is often marked by protests and demonstrations. … Continue reading

A Whirlwind of Colors

CWB – USA is revisiting the same Balkan Route (#refugeeroad) that we traveled in 2017, deepening the relationships we formed a year ago. Justin Therrien offers a stream-of-consciousness description of what it felt like to travel among the refugee camps, … Continue reading