BorderLinks: Economic Justice in Chiapas


April 30–May 8, 2014 – Open Congregational Journey with First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati

Journey with UUCSJ and BorderLinks to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas to explore current immigration issues and learn how to accompany communities and groups fighting for justice in one of the most impoverished states in Mexico. Meet with fair-trade activists and community advocates, visit rural communities organizing for sustainability, and hear from human rights organizations raising awareness internationally about human rights abuses.

Cost: $1,200 per person. Program begins and ends in Chiapas, Mexico; cost does not include round-trip travel to Chiapas.

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Application deadline: February 9, 2014

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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at and 617-301-4303