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Children from Central America travel through Mexico in 2019 searching for safety. Photo taken by Brett Gundlock.

KIND operates across the United States and in Mexico to provide unaccompanied children with holistic care that includes pro bono legal assistance and social service.

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Washington, D.C.

Focus Areas

Refugee and asylum seeker rights

Year Founded


Countries of Operation

United States, Mexico

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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#16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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