Kelsey Alford-Jones is the Direc­tor of the Guatemala Human Rights Com­mis­sion in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., a sol­i­dar­i­ty orga­ni­za­tion found­ed in 1983. Kelsey mon­i­tors human rights vio­la­tions in Guatemala, rais­es aware­ness in the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty and advo­cates for poli­cies in Guatemala and the U,S. that pro­mote peace and jus­tice. Kelsey trav­els fre­quent­ly to Guatemala to meet direct­ly with com­mu­ni­ty lead­ers and human rights organizations.
A Roadblock Becomes a Gateway to Resistance in Guatemala