"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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NEW- Read the Fall 2017 issue of The Just Word, MBF's annual newsletter.

Executive committee member Brinton Lykes spoke at a conference at the University of Alberto Hurtado in Chile, "Interventions in Catastrophes: Technical Aspects and Ethical Reflections" (in Spanish)

Read a special 25th anniversary edition of The Just Word.

MBF committee members M. Brinton Lykes and Nelson Portillo published a new article in the journal ReVista, "A Search for Justice in El Salvador: One Legacy of Ignacio Martín-Baró."

Dr. Elizabeth Lira, who spoke at the 25th anniversary commemoration of the Fund, has received the 2017 National Prize for the Humanities and Social Sciences in Chile.


The Fund is now accepting letters of interest for the 2019 funding cycle. Deadline September 1, 2018. Application Information.

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.


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"

More Martín-Baró-related videos