The BorderLinks Board of Directors is in the middle of a 3-year effort to raise $100,000 – over and above BorderLinks' annual operating expenses. This important campaign, appropriately called the Leadership …Read more
Since 1987, BorderLinks has been facilitating delegations in the Arizona-Sonora region and beyond the border to Chiapas, the Copper Canyon, Chicago, and Santa Barbara. These immersion programs offer groups the …Read more
Looking for a way to engage your community around issues of immigration and the border? Our Community Workshops aim to provide educational dynamics and activities to groups who are either not …Read more
Learn more about the ways that BorderLinks practices sustainability in water use, energy use, and food production! BorderLinks' Sustainable Futures Program seeks to explore the complexities of our food system, …Read more
The Hogar de Esperanza y Paz (Home of Hope and Peace) is a community center located in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Nogales, Sonora on the Mexico-U.S. border. The goal …Read more
Delegations fill quickly and must be booked in advance in order to give enough preparation time. This is especially true for spring delegations. We encourage groups who are looking to …Read more
Are you an individual looking to join a group on a BorderLinks delegation? If your answer is yes, consider joining a Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice delegation! There are upcoming …Read more
Ken Kennon: Inspiring Action By: Alex Devoid Rev. Ken Kennon is a retired minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and …Read more
We now have a YouTube video about what you could experience in the Copper Canyon with BorderLinks! It features the trip leaders, Executive Director Fernanda Morrillon and Program Organizer Suzette Ramirez, so you can get to know them and learn about their extensive experience in this region. Check out the video here, and please share it with anyone you think may be interested!
Join Fernanda and Suzette this October for this educational and moving trip to the Copper Canyon! Participants will learn about Mexican history and the many cultures inhabiting this region of northern Mexico, ride the famous train, see incredible scenery, and more! Click below for more details, and contact us soon to book your spot!
Rick Ufford-Chase, BorderLinks' founder known for his years of work in Central America and on the US-Mexico border, came back from the East Coast to Tucson to speak on Sunday, April 27th as a part of our partner organization No More Deaths' Ten Year Anniversary Celebration weekend. He gave an inspiring sermon titled "No More Deaths: Love, Courage and Resistance in a Time of Empire" at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson.
To listen to the podcast of his sermon, click here.
For more about No More Deaths' celebration weekend, click here.
On Sunday, April 6th, we once again celebrated the work of community organizations and especially highlight efforts by female community partners here on the border. The event held at the Good Shepherd UCC in Sahuarita featured music by Pablo Peregrina and Mariachi Alegre, an auction with fabulous prizes from the Borderlands, and a delicious meal prepared by the Promotoras from Derechos Humanos.
As for the recipients of the 2014 Women on the Border awards, we honored Maria del Carmen Cuevas Cisneros from Nogales, Sonora and Linda Knox from Douglas, AZ.
Read more about our honorees and their work below, and take a look at photos of the event here: Women on the Border 2014
Also, check out Tucson TV station KOLD coverage of the event here!
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Arizona State University, Lake Forest, SOA Watch, Whitman College, Unitarian Universalist Association, Duke University (Duke Engage), Portland Jesuit High School, University of Denver, Social Action Summer Institute, St. Andrews UMC, Mennonite Church USA, Murray Hills Christian Church, Los Feliz UMC
To see the complete list of our delegations, click here.