Uprooted is a learning tour to Mexico for young adults (ages 18-30) focused on migration & peacebuilding. This learning tour is coordinated by MCC Alberta & Saskatchewan and hosted by MCC Mexico & West Coast.
Learn. Challenge yourself and gain first-hand knowledge of migration issues.
Advocate. Become informed on migration policies and explore potential for systemic change.
Explore. Travel intentionally with other young adults, visiting MCC partners and exploring cultural sites.
Shift. See the world from a new perspective, challenge your faith, and encounter people in a different cultural context.
Reconcile. Learn about peacebuilding initiatives in a contemporary context of walls and division.
Uprooted 2018 will take place at the beginning of May!
Dates: April 28 - May 13, 2018
Orientation will begin in Calgary the evening of April 28. Travel together to Mexico on May 1, and travel directly home on May 13.
Cost: Approximately $2,000 (dependent on flight prices)
The fee includes everything you need from your Calgary departure onward (orientation in Canada, airfare, in-country accommodations, travel, and food). Fundraising is encouraged. MCC Saskatchewan and Alberta can work alongside participants to fundraise a portion of the program costs.
Registration is now open, the deadline is March 16
Visit the Uprooted Blog to read about the 2014-2016 tours.
Check out this YouTube video about the trip.
For more information, contact Carol at MCC Alberta or MCC Saskatchewan.
600 45 St W