The Working Group of the "Guatemala Includes You" Project (Span. Guate Te Incluye) initiated a dialogue process in 2017 to promote the labor insertion of deported Guatemalan migrants who are often criminalized and excluded from job opportunities.
Problems and Purpose
The Working Group of the "Guatemala Includes You" Project (Span. Guate Te Incluye) initiated a dialogue process in 2017 between private stakeholders, public institutions, and civil society, about labor insertion of Guatemalan citizens who have been deported from the United States. The group's objectives for the first phase of the project were defined around to foster inclusion and entrepreneurship.
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Through an initiative dedicated to providing job search support, this participatory project also accompanies deported migrants in their psychosocial process of integration. In addition, a long-term goal is the creation of a National Plan for the reintegration of the population that has faced a forced return. The aim of this initiative is to promote the labor insertion of deported Guatemalan migrants who are often criminalized and excluded from job opportunities.
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
RRPP Guatemala. (2017, March 7). Lanzan programa para inmigrantes retornados “GUATE TE INCLUYE”. https://rrppguate.blogspot.com/2017/03/lanzan-programa-para-inmigrantes.html
Fundación Avina. (2018, June 14). Guate te incluye [presentation] https://www.cepal.org/sites/default/files/events/files/35_presentacion_guate_te_incluye_14_de_junio_2018.pdf