Target demographics: students from universities, high schools, and seminaries; people of faith; civic groups
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 600 individuals from universities, religious organizations, seminaries, high schools, and civic groups
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: prepare meals for delegation groups of 10-20 people, translate and interpret (Spanish-English) for workshops and educational materials, help us send out mailings or participate in a phone-bank, garden in our demonstration plot and maintain our compost
Geographic areas served: Arizona-Sonora borderlands, Chiapas, Copper Canyon, U.S. nationwide
Programs: BorderLinks currently provides transformational educational programs to over 500 people per year, offering 1-10 day Arizona-Sonora border delegations, extended summer civic engagement programs, community workshops, and programs in Chiapas and the Copper Canyon. These programs focus on topics such as border history, immigration policies, economics, and the public discourse about immigration. Participants gain a deeper understanding of border and immigration policies through direct experience, engage in focused reflection, and make connections to communities in the U.S. and Mexico.