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
1pm Report Back to USDAC via zoom.us 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