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Nelly Del Cid’s U.S. Speaking Tour

April 29 - May 8

Nelly Del Cid, a Mercy Associate from Honduras, will be speaking in locations across the United States from April 29 to May 8. On her U.S. tour, Nelly will share her experiences and her wisdom on topics related to peace and nonviolence, care of the Earth and roots of migration.

As an organizer, activist and educator in her native Honduras, Nelly Del Cid lifts up the voices of women and the oppressed, teaches the ways of nonviolence, and cares for the people of her country. On her U.S. tour, Nelly will share her experiences and her wisdom on topics related to peace and nonviolence, care of the Earth, and the roots of migration.


Nelly speaks and writes regularly for the Mercy Community. Here are some of the presentations she has given and an article she has written.

Videos

Nelly gave a presentation to the Mercy Nonviolence Issue Group in 2022.

Nelly recorded three short interviews on extractivism in Honduras for the Mercy Theological Reflection Process in 2021 and 2022.

Extractivism in Honduras, The Struggle for Life: An Interview with Mercy Associate Nelly Del Cid
Extractivism in Honduras, Empty Promises: An Interview with Mercy Associate Nelly Del Cid
Extractivism in Honduras, And Women Rise Up: An Interview with Mercy Associate, Nelly Del Cid

Nelly writes about life in Honduras as the country is beset by COVID and two hurricanes in 2020.

Read Nelly Del Cid’s bio here.


Tour Dates

  • April 29 – University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall, 6:30 to 8:00 pm PT
  • April 30 – Mercy Center Burlingame, 2:30 to 3:30 pm PT
  • May 2 – Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America, 6:00 pm CT, Inga Bookstore (Pilsen Neighborhood), 1740 W. 18th Street, Chicago, IL 60608
  • May 3 – Mercy Circle Chicago
    • Wisconsin Room, 2:00 to 3:00 pm CT, Presentation to Sisters and Associates
    • Wisconsin Room, 6:30 PM CT, Conversation with Associates
  • May 4 – Zoom presentation, 4:00 pm ET. Register here.
  • May 5 – Convent of Mercy, Merion, PA 2:30 to 4:00 pm ET
  • May 6 – Sisters of Mercy Offices, Cumberland, RI 1:30 pm ET
  • May 8 – Washington, DC details TBA
For more information contact justice@sistersofmercy.org.