Magis Americas

Sustainable and impactful resposes to the injustices faced by those living at the margins.

aka Friends of Fe y Alegria   |   Washington, DC   |  www.magisamericas.org

Mission

The mission of Magis Americas is to foster, support and accompany Jesuit partners in the Global South, especially in Latin America and the Caribbean, as they strive toward the construction of just, dignified and equitable societies. Magis Americas promotes sustainable and impactful responses to the injustices faced by those living at the margins.

Ruling year info

2005

Executive Director

Nate Radomski

Main address

1016 16th Street NW Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036 USA

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EIN

30-0341787

NTEE code info

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (Q12)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Friends of Fe y Alegria in the United States

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States is an initiative to raise awareness and engage support for Fe y Alegría’s work in Latin America and Africa. We believe in education as a powerful tool for social change and are committed to promoting quality, inclusive programs for people living in marginalized and impoverished communities.

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the United States is an initiative promoted by both the International Federation of Fe y Alegría and Magis Americas.

Fe y Alegría is an International Movement of Popular Education and Social Promotion based on the values of justice, participation, fraternity, respect for diversity and solidarity, focused on impoverished and excluded populations, in order to contribute to the transformation of society, serving 1.5 million students in 1,279 public schools and 1,626 training centers and community programs in 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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Magis Americas

Board of directors
as of 10/28/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Rev. Ted Penton

Jesuit Office of Justice and Ecology

Term: 2020 - 2023

Ted Penton, S.J.

Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States (CPAL)

Luis Arancibia

Jesuit Province of Spain

Emilio Travieso, S.J.

Foi et Joie Haiti

Nancy Dorsinville

Columbia University

Clara Krivoy

Brown Rudnick LLP

Joan Rosenhauer

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA

Jenny Cafiso

Canadian Jesuits International

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

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Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 10/28/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.