Organizing For Justice

Are you interested in learning more about the border from its residents, workers, and activists?  Below are links to several educational and grass-roots social justice organizations at or near the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Fuerza Unida – the San Antonio women who organized for workers’ rights when the Levi Strauss Co. abruptly closed its doors and left 1100 employees without a job or severance pay. 

  • Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera  – the Austin group produces border delegations to meet and learn from the maquiladora workers active in the CFO.  

  • Comité Fronterizo de Obrer@s – the organization based in Piedras Negras has been organizing for justice in the maquiladoras since the 1980s. 

  • La Mujer Obrerathe El Paso group organizes against dehumanization and injustice and offers alternative systems that noursh community and land. 

  • BorderLinks  – the Tucson based organization offers experiential learning opportunities that explore the difficulties of migration and life along the U.S./Mexico border.