The Colombian Think Tank Bridging Two Worlds

By Cecilia Tornaghi

Casa de las Estrategias brings insights from low-income Medellín neighborhoods to the policy-making conversation.

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on supply chains Camila Uribe is a 29-year-old economist and a director at Casa de las Estrategias, a think tank in Medellín that also conducts outreach in poor areas of the city. AQ spoke with her to learn more about how her organization combines policy research with hands-on work with youth. This interview was edited for clarity and brevity. AQ: What is Casa de las Estrategias Camila Uribe: Casa is a policy research center looking at violence and youth. Recently we published a book, Ciudades Sin Miedo, in which we...

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