ATCF Quinceañera Solidarity Campaign

Women on the Border Board Member Donna Blevins opens Austin Tan Cerca’s new Indiegogo Quinceañera Solidarity Campaign with a powerful appeal.  She talks about Tan Cerca’s annual commitment to send $6,000 to fund an organizer with the Comité Fronterizo Obrera working for social justice in the maquiladoras (foreign-owned factories) at the Mexican border.  The work of the CFO informs […]

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Women & Fair Trade Festival, November 22 & 23

Women & Fair Trade Festival
November 22 & 23, 2014, Austin, Texas

Women on the Border joins our sister organization Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera in celebrating the 11th Annual Women and Fair Trade Festival. Join us for community, fun, and fair trade crafts from around the world. Saturday & Sunday, November 22 & 23, 2014 […]

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Border Delegation: The Journey of an Immigrant, May 17-20, 2012

From Veracruz to Austin and Back:
The Journey of an Immigrant
May 17 (Thurs. evening) to May 20 (Sun. evening) 2012

Delegation sponsored by Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera in partnership with Women on the Border#

Since 1999 the ATCF quarterly program of solidarity delegations visiting maquiladora workers in Mexico at the border has examined the impact of […]

By |April 3rd, 2012|Activities, Immigration & Detention|0 Comments

Delegation to Piedras Negras, Coahuila, October 7-9, 2011

 

 

 

 

Flyer announcement by delegation organizers, Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF).

Travel is for a three-day weekend beginning with an orientation session the Thursday night before departure on a Friday morning, from Austin, Texas.

Click here for more information on delegations to the Mexican border.

By |August 18th, 2011|Activities, Immigration & Detention|0 Comments

Comment: Linking the Global Economy to Violence…

Linking the Global Economy to Violence Against Women: The Case of the Ciudad Juarez Murders (2007)

by Elvia Arriola, Ex. Dir.

The “maquiladora murders” have become a popular subject for writing and activism by feminists, as well as the inspiration for numerous forms of art, literary fiction and commentaries, international conferences, movies, and marches on both sides […]

By |June 13th, 2011|Activities|0 Comments