In the few years since IBBY and REFORMA joined forces to provide aid and support, literary and otherwise, for children at the border, conditions have deteriorated even further and access has been prohibitively restricted.
What role can and do USBBY members take? What action?
Here former IBBY President and current IBBY Trust Committee President, Patricia Aldana's, provides a first-hand account of what is currently happening with children and children in crisis in Mexico and Central America and along the U.S. border and how USBBY/IBBY is taking action.
To read more about Patricia Aldana's latest projects in the publishing world, please read this interview regarding her new imprint, Aldana Libros at Greystone Kids, launching this Fall, which is dedicated to publishing books from around the world.
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