Revitalize Not Militarize

Border Families Launch Spring Campaign


Día de Acción No Más Brutalidad en la Frontera

Por Justicia y Rendicion de Cuentas

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Jueves, 28 de Mayo 2015



Patagonia, Arizona – Border Brutality Public Forum at Patagonia Town Park on May 27 afternoon. Contact: Erin Blanding 520-841-2104

Tucson, Arizona – Vigil and Reflection before the Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez hearing at U.S. District Court, Courtroom 5D, 405 W. Congress St., Tucson, Arizona. Tuesday, May 26 at 1:00 pm. For more info, contact the Border Patrol Victims Network at (520) 226-7523. 

Tucson, Arizona – Vigil at Southside Presbyterian Church, 317 W. 23rd Street, Tucson, AZ 85713. Thursday, May 28 at 12:00 pm. For more info:

San Diego, California – 6th Ave & Laurel St, San Diego, CA 92103, May 28 at 5:00 pm
Facebook event:

Las Cruces, New Mexico—Equality New Mexico and ACLU of NM Regional for Border Rights join other regions in commemorating Anastasio Hernandez Rojas. Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Location: Doña Ana Community College, Rm 114M, 3400 South Espina (Enter through the northeast side of DACC Main Campus, corner of South Espina & Gregg Street).  FB event:

Brownsville, Texas – PBS Crossing the Line Special Investigation into CBP Abuse screening and discussion. Thursday, May 28 at 6:00-8:00 pm. Location: Café on Elizabeth, 901 E Elizabeth St. Brownsville, TX 78520. Organized by ACLU of Texas. FB event: Contact: Astrid Dominguez,

Narrow Ridge, Tennessee – Vigil. Contact Ana Maria Vasquez at

Gainesville, Texas – Delegation to meet with Congressman Ted Yoho at 4:30 pm.

Miami, Dade – Comunidad Narrow Ridge Hara Una Vigilia Solidaria.  Contact Ana Maria Vasquez at

Los Angeles, California – Banner dropping in solidarity with the Day of Actions to Stop Border Brutality. Thursday, May 28 at 6:00 pm. Location: Bridge intersection of the 110 FWY and Wilshire Blvd., in downtown Los Angeles. Contact: Carlos Amador,, 909-524-6308


Philadelphia –  Community Movie Screening Under the Stars: Who is Dayani Cristal? Jefferson Square Park @ 4th st and Washington Ave. Monday, June 1 at 8:00pm – 10:00pm. Organized by  Juntos ( Contact: Miguel Andrade 215-218-9079/

Get involved.
Organize an event in your community.

#StopBorderBrutality    #NoMasBrutalidad

Contact us for more info:
Ricardo Favela,
Kim Rescate,


MAY 28 – Day of Action to Stop Border Brutality

11 am – Press conference
San Ysidro Port of Entry
5 pm – March of the Quilt
San Diego – 6th Ave & Laurel St, San Diego, CA 92103, 5:00 pm
Facebook event:

MARCH 30 – 4th Avenue & 6th Street, Tucson, Arizona

Justice Sí, Impunity No! A Protest & Procession for all victims of Border Patrol violence
5 pm – Gather at 4th Ave & 6th St intersection
6 pm – Vegetarian meal at La Indita Restaurant ($7-includes drink and dessert)
6:30 pm – Teatro Gabacho, Music, and more.
For more info: 520.226.7523

March of the Quilt


Inspired by the AIDS Quilt, The Border Quilt  expresses how militarization has resulted in losses for border residents. On 2’ x 4’ cloth panels, border residents  tell stories of lives lost, loss of civil rights, loss of security, and loss of humanity.

The Border Quilt will start its pilgrimage in Arizona on March 30 and will continue to travel in New Mexico, Texas, and northern border communities.

Follow its journey by visiting this website regularly.


San Diego, Baja High Schoolers Working To Solve Global Problems

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By: Matthew Bowler War, genocide and sex trafficking are just some of the issues being addressed by a group of high school students participating in the University of San Diego’s World Link Program. \The World Link Program works with about 2,000 high school students from San Diego and Northern Baja California to solve global problems and help save lives. Renta Del Riego, 17, remembered when she first got involved with the program. “For my humanities class we were doing a project on the Darfur genocide,” Del Riego said. The...

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Crossing the Mexican-American Border, Every Day

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By: Alana Semuels Thousands of people in the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez region live a binational existence. It’s not easy. EL PASO, Texas—She leaves university around 5 p.m., just as the sun is falling behind the dark mountains to the south, and steers her white Honda Civic down the hill toward the border. It’s a short drive, maybe 10 minutes, past the fast-food restaurants and strip malls of El Paso and over the I-10, where Texans sit in traffic to head home to the suburbs, then alongside the two fences—electric and brown metal—that divide Texas...

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The Impossibility of the Present: Collection Elias-Fontes at CECUT, Centro Cultural of Tijuana

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By Jill Holslin If you haven’t been to Tijuana in a while, now’s the time to come for a visit. The show “Collection of Elias-Fontes Historia y Relato” (History and Story) at CECUT, The Centro Cultural of Tijuana in Zona Rio, is an exhibition that asks serious questions about the role of the artist in the context of the relentless, pulsating vitality of contemporary capitalism. Bringing together the work of a generation of northern Baja California artists, the work is remarkable for its variety of materials and forms: metal, industrial refuse,...

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