Megan Janetsky

Megan Janetsky is a Colombia-based journalist focusing on migration, human rights, and politics. Previously, she reported in Washington D.C., in Arizona and along the U.S.-Mexico border. Her work has been featured by BBC World Service, USA Today, Poynter, HuffPost, ThinkProgress, The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting and more.

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Colombia's Displaced People Find Home by Transforming What's Discarded

by Megan Janetsky 11-21-2018

Crowds gather by Moravia's cultural center for FestiAfro 2016. The majority of displaced people in Moravia come from AfroColombian communities that have been victims of violence. Photo courtesy Archivo del Centro de Desarrollo Cultural de Moravia.

“Everywhere in Colombia, the whole process of peace and displacement is not in the jungle; it's not on some tables where politicians sit together; it's really in the cities where these communities have to come back together,” said Albert Kreisel, a German architect working on public development initiatives in Moravia.