UUCSJ partners with BorderLinks to offer journeys to the United States/ Mexico border
Who is BorderLinks?
BorderLinks is UUCSJ’s main partner for this immersion journey program; it 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.
Why travel with BorderLinks?
Amid high levels of xenophobia and threats against basic human rights within the United States, the BorderLinks experience offers a unique opportunity to deepen participants’ capacity to practice effective justice work. Through a visit to the U.S./ Mexico border wall, meetings with grassroots partners, listening to migrants tell their stories, and walking the dangerous desert paths that so many risk while crossing the border, participants witness the depth of the immigration crisis firsthand.
Individuals and groups return from the journey inspired and motivated to continue their education and join efforts to support asylum seekers and migrant populations close to home.
For more information about BorderLinks, visit their website: https://www.borderlinks.org/
If your group is interested in organizing a journey with BorderLinks, please contact Gina Collignon, firstname.lastname@example.org.