Rights & Development

...putting human rights at the center of development policy

WOLA works for sustainable strategies to reduce poverty, address the factors behind migration, and protect the full range of economic, social and cultural rights.

Rights & Development News & Analysis

WOLA Named One of Washington’s 50 “Best Places to Work” in 2015

Analysis & Commentary
WOLA is honored to learn we were named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the capital’s 50 “Best Places to Work.”

Creating New Opportunities for Central American Youth

Join WOLA in a conversation with Father Francisco “Paco” Iznardo and William Reese on promising programs that connect youth with employment and more hopeful futures despite a reality of widespread violence, lack of quality education, job training, and entry-level jobs.

WOLA's Advocacy on the Crisis of Migrant Children

Analysis & Commentary

2013 WOLA-Duke Book Award Winner: The Big Truck That Went By by Jonathan M. Katz

Watch a reading and discussion with author Jonathan M. Katz from the 2013 WOLA-Duke Book Award Presentation