BorderLinks: Immigration Justice
Human rights are at stake on the U.S.-Mexico border, and a BorderLinks Immigration Justice program is your chance to delve into the various on-the-ground aspects of immigration. Through education, meetings with partners, service opportunities, and theological reflection, you will explore and gain understanding of pressing immigration issues through a program designed by BorderLinks. Return home informed and inspired to be a leader for immigration justice.
- Theology and Justice: March 22–29, 2014 (apply by January 6, 2014), $920
- Economic Justice in Chiapas: April 30–May 8, 2014 – Open Congregational Journey with First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati (apply by February 9, 2014), $1150
- Food and Migration: May 24–30, 2014 (apply by March 16, 2014), $800
Pricing does not include airfare.
Reduced pricing may be available on request for young adults, fellowshipped ministers, religious education professionals, and seminarians. Congregational groups of three or more participants may be eligible for a five percent discount. In addition, financial assistance is available by application for those with demonstrated financial need. All discounts are contingent on the availability of funding and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
BorderLinks is a binational, nonprofit educational organization at the U.S.-Mexico border. The organization focuses on cross-border relationship-building opportunities, immigration issues, community formation and development, and social justice in the borderlands between Mexico, the United States, and beyond. BorderLinks has extensive experience designing programs, and nearly 1,000 individuals participate annually in BorderLinks learning opportunities.