BorderLinks: Food and Migration

United States (Arizona) and Mexico

May 24–30, 2014, apply by March 16, 2014

UUCSJ has partnered with BorderLinks to offer the Food and Migration Program: an opportunity to explore the connections between our food system and pressing social justice issues such as immigration. Learn about cross-border economic justice as well as how to challenge the dominant system of corporate farming and support sustainable alternatives that value workers, the environment, and our health. This journey encourages participants to make the shift from conscious consumer to engaged citizen.

Cost: $800/person. Trip begins and ends in Tucson, Ariz.; cost does not include round-trip travel to Tucson.

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Application deadline: March 16, 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