"The challenge is not limited to addressing the destruction and disorders caused by the war. The challenge is to construct a new person in a new society."

— Ignacio Martín-Baró


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A special 25th anniversary edition of The Just Word, is now online.

The American Psychological Association (APA) has voted to bar involvement by psychologists in national security interrogations conducted by the United States government. Read the New York Times article on the APA ban and the involvements leading up to it. Read the text of the resolution passed by the APA.

The LA Times recently published an op-ed piece, written by Roy Eidelson and Jean Maria Arrigo, criticizing the American Psychological Association's complicit involvement in the US government's use of torture.

Read the Spring 2015 issue of The Just Word, MBF's semi-annual newsletter.


New article commemorating 25 years of the fund's work: "Liberation Psychology and Pragmatic Solidarity: North-South Collaborations Through The Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund."Read now

More articles.

Letters of interest for 2016 will being accepted starting on May 1, 2015, with a deadline of September 1, 2015. More information...


Martín-Baró Fund co-founder Prof. Brinton Lykes on "Liberation Psychology and Social Change: An Introduction to Ignacio Martín-Baró and Challenges for 21st Century Practitioners"

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