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A Flight For Survival

As a company we believe in supporting impartial and independent journalism that captures the human element and full story. For this reason, we will be funding Comvite’s projects on a quarterly basis.

This short documentary tells the story about the challenges that Scarlet Macaws have in Northern Guatemala.

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Bananas of Wrath

As a company we believe in supporting impartial and independent journalism that captures the human element and full story. For this reason, we will be funding Comvite’s projects on a quarterly basis.

Over the past several months, thousands of migrants from Central America have been walking en masse towards the United States-Mexico border in search for a better life.

Migrant caravans aren’t really a rare occurrence; there have been reports of informal, self-organized groups traveling to the United States as early as 2010. There have also been smaller caravans organized by Mexican advocacy groups to draw attention to the struggle of Latin American asylum-seekers. However, this one is different than all the previous ones.

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Surviving Purgatory

As a company we believe in supporting impartial and independent journalism that captures the human element and full story. For this reason, we will be funding Comvite’s projects on a quarterly basis.

The eruption of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala on March 6, 2018, left hundreds dead and many more searching for their loved ones. A year after the eruption, these are the stories of some of the survivors.

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How You Can Help

GET POLITICAL:

Interactive Voting Map to find voting information for all 50 states.

Call your representatives to demand the bar & restaurant industry is part of the stimulus plan in response to COVID-19. Capital switchboard number – (202) 224-3121

If you’re a U.S. citizen and not registered to vote, or you recently moved, it’s quick and easy to register and update your voter registration here: Register!

SHOP ILEGAL APPAREL:

Since the company began we have supported and contributed to a number of groups working to affect social change for the better. On March 18, 2020, Ilegal made a donation of $50,000 to the USBG Relief Fund.  We are in this together and we look forward to bellying up to the bar with you all again soon. To support those who are most vulnerable, the profits from the sale of our apparel shop will be split between the organizations below.

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Resources

Black Lives Matter Resources: Somos Ilegales Cuando La Ley Está Contra La Gente. Stand with us in support of the black community in America, who has endured injustice and systemic oppression for far too long.

SNAP State Directory of Resources: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Community Fridges: Use our interactive map to find a community fridge you can contribute to near you

Creative Capital: A list of recourses and grants for those who work in the arts

CORE Grants: Support to families with children who work in the food & beverage service industry

More Resources: We have put together a sheet of recourse for hospitality workers, undocumented workers, and more. This list is constantly being updated, so please let us know if you have questions or recourses we should add. Please contact us at question@ilegalmezcal.com