M. Antonio (Toño) López Galicia is the director of Casa de los Amigos, a Quaker Center for Peace and International Understanding associated with the Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Mexico City. He collaborates with the Working Group of Chaplains on death issues and the Committee on Latin American Affairs of Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. He is also a Professor of Thanatology at the Mexican Institute of Psycho-oncology, specializing in topics such as death as a condition of existence, human spirituality, and the human rights of victims, migrants and refugees. He has training in human rights, law and psychology. He has published and researched on children's human rights, migrations and education for peace. He is a Researcher Candidate for the National System of Researchers of the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico. He has defended and promoted human rights for 20 years and has provided direct assistance and support to migrants, refugees, orphaned children, people with mental health problems and various vulnerable groups. He gives lectures in Mexico and abroad on migration and refugee issues, Thanatology, death and spirituality, human rights and Spirit-led activism. He currently collaborates in the process of national pacification in Mexico from the Casa de los Amigos and participates as Judge of Conscience in the International Court of Conscience of Peoples in Movement.
Friend in Residence Touts “Radical Hospitality” | The Haverblog
As one of the public events of his campus residency, M. Antonio “Toño” López Galicia, the executive director of the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City, spoke about La Casa’s mission to an audience of thirty or so people.
Lunch with students interested in Casa de los Amigos Mexico City internships
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Drop-in)
Dining Center 119 Swarthmore Room
Death, Dying, Spiritual Health, and Migrant Communities in México
Friday, October 26, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Co-sponsored by the Quaker Affairs Office, Health Studies, Health Professions Advising, and the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship
Radical Hospitality Across Culture: Migration, the Border, and the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City
Friday, October 26, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Co-sponsored by the Quaker Affairs Office and the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship
Classroom visits in Health Studies, History, Peace Justice and Human Rights, Quaker Studies, Spanish, and the Writing Program.