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USDAC Border Delegation

A national delegation of artists, architects, writers and dreamers will observe and document a unique part of the US/Mexico border region. New York City Artist Janet Goldner will be joining the Tucson Arts Brigade and US Department of Arts and Culture to look at the impact of the immigration crisis around Tucson and the greater border region.


Saturday September 13

8am - 1pm     Meet at 29th & Columbus for annual 9/11 Day of Service

6pm         Cuadro Latino's Gallery 972 E University Blvd. 

Sunday September 14

10:30 am     Meet at Citizens Studios (44 W 6th St.): Car pool to Nogales to visit;

            - Kino Border Initiatives Kitchen at the Border, 
            - Red Cross and the 
            - Grupo Beta stations, 

(Note: These 3 locations are in the Mexican side so be prepared with ID- passport, we expect to spend 4 hours in Mexico.)

4pm         Nogales Arizona Downtown, lunch discussion of what we saw.

5pm         Walk to try to find the traces of the old Nogales that used to be just one city, heritage, paths, culture, visual language.

Monday September 15

11:30         Safe Park Dream Center, tour of solution based ideas CCA 939 S 10th Ave.

12:30        Visit to South Tucson murals and community cultural development sites. 10th Ave, La Pilita, Old Barrio, Jewish History Museum

1:30pm     Visit to the court (Sandy Bernal what is the location?) observe "operation streamline" the             quick-court for immigrants

2:30pm     Visit of downtown Tucson, UA via trolly, lunch

WednesdaySeptember 17

1pm         Report Back to USDAC via Please IM Michael for sign in instructions. 

Thursday September 18

between 11:30 - 2:30     Protection Network  (time to be confirmed) 

6:30pm     Send off Dinner for Janet at Club Congress, Salvador Duran at Club Congress 

Earlier Event: July 13
Bay Area Imagining
Later Event: September 21
People's Climate March