Uprooted is a 3-week learning tour for young adults (ages 18-25) and is coordinated by MCC Alberta and MCC Saskatchewan. Approximately 8 young adults will travel to the northern & southern borders of Mexico to explore themes of migration & peacebuilding. This learning tour is hosted by MCC Mexico & MCC West Coast.
Uprooted provides a rich opportunity for young adults to travel with MCC and learn about migration issues in Guatemala, Mexico, and the United States.
Participant Cost: $2,900 (Includes all costs: orientation in Canada, international airfare, accommodations, in-country transportation and food. Fundraising is encouraged and (if needed) MCC will work alongside the participants to fundraise a portion of the program costs).
CMU course credit: receiving credit for Uprooted requires extra costs.
$100 Administration fee (paid to CMU)
$400 Accreditation and Instructor fees (paid to MCC)
Total cost for students receiving course credit is $3,400.
**Some financial assistance may be available for those in need. Contact Thomas for more details
Dates: TBD 2017.
“I know that this journey will forever be a part of who I am. The ways in which I interact with the world around me will continue to be influenced by the stories of migrants searching for better lives.” – Thomas Coldwell, Uprooted 2014.