José Guadalupe Ruelas García
Voices of Solidarity, 2019
José Guadalupe Ruelas García was born in Honduras in 1969.
He is the National Director of Casa Alianza Honduras, a subsidiary of Covenant House International a leading organization in providing protection and development opportunities to children in abandonment. He is part of a multidisciplinary team of 70 people who each year have significant contact with more than 1500 girls and boys.
For more than 25 years he has dedicated his professional life to local development processes and human rights defense, in different organizations.
He has participated in various national and international forums making visible the reality of girls and boys in Honduras.
In 2016, he received the WOLA human rights award for Casa Alianza
In 2018, he received from the Mexican government the “Othli” award, for his career of rectitude and commitment to the progress of his society.
José Guadalupe Ruelas García was honored as a Solidarity Honoree at our 2019 Voices of Solidarity event, and has been a partner for our Voices Against Violence Initiative.