Friday, January 14, 2011

Border Issues Fair

Posted By on Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 4:37 PM

The Seventh Annual Border Issues Fair begins tonight and continues tomorrow at the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 17750 S. La Cañada Drive in Sahuarita.

At 7 p.m. tonight Guy Davis performs, and admission is a suggested $10 donation. For more information, call Shura Wallin, 399-1454, or Good Shepherd, 625-1375

Saturday's Schedule:

Sat., 8 a.m.: Registration & Displays
8:30 a.m. Music with Ted Warmbrand
9:00 a.m.: Dr. Bruce Parks, Pima County Medical Examiner, “Border Crosser Deaths”
11:30: Ofelia Rivas, “Restriction of Mobility and Militarization on O’odham Lands”

Workshops before and after lunch:
*Immigration Reform: Advocacy and Legislation
*Immigration Law, SB 1070, and the Dream Act
*Border Community Development
*Family Reunification
*Border Arts Project
*Songs of the Movement with Ted Warmbrand

2:30 p.m.: Presenters’ Wrap-up, Q & A, What’s Next?

Information Displays: Borderlinks; JustCoffee; No More Deaths; Humane Borders; Border Action Network; Los Desconocidos; Santa Cruz Community Foundation; Naco, Sonora Migrant Resource Center; Samaritans; Derechos Humanos; Tierra Libertad; Humanitarian Border Solutions; artists Debbi McCullough, Valarie James & Antonia Gallegos and Michael Hyatt, photographer

$15 donation includes lunch served by Hogar de Esperanza y Paz, Nogales
Please bring a gallon of drinking water for those in the desert (without the plastic carrying ring)


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Mari Herreras

Today | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
Burlesque Fitness

Burlesque Fitness @ Floor Polish

Mondays, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Cool Summer Nights

Beat Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during the Desert Museum’s Cool Summer Nights. The stunning… More

@ Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Saturdays, 5-10 p.m. Continues through Sept. 2 2021 N. Kinney Road.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Cinema Clips: Killing Ground (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Tour Diaries! XIXA Day 9: Show Rocks, Then Laundry Day in The Swiss Alps. (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. The Weekly List: 13 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 Days (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. A Few Thoughts on the New AzMERIT Scores (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Tour Diaries! XIXA in Fun, Fun, Fun on the Autobahn. Detained! (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation