Loneprotestor has done it again. Check out her poignant video about recent deaths along the US/Mexico– in honor of the Day of the Dead.
Eight days after Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie was killed by friendly fire on the U.S.- Mexican border, a sixteen year-old boy was shot seven times through the border fence by a Border Patrol agent. Yet – in spite of involving the murder of a child across international lines – one incident received national attention for weeks, but the other was largely unknown except in the town where it happened. On November 2, the Mexican Dia de los Muertos, both sides of the border in Nogales, Arizona, walked to honor Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez and the sixteen others killed by Border Patrol in the last three years, and called for an end to Border Patrol immunity.
Third Wednesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.: Drinking Liberally returns to Tucson, at Ermanos Back Room, 220 N. 4th Avenue, Tucson. We need to know by the morning of each meeting approximately how many folks will attend. Please RSVP to … Continue reading →
Panelists include David Lujan, Director at the Arizona Center for Economic Progress; Andrea Witte, Owner of Witte Designs and ConnectTheDotsUSA; Stew Grabel, former Ombudsman for the Pima Council on Aging. https://www.facebook.com/events/146999999310410/Share this:FacebookTwitterMoreEmailTumblrPrintPocketRedditLinkedInGooglePinterest
The Age of Consequences WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 7:30PM | FREE ADMISSION Featuring a post-film panel discussion with local experts: Gary Krivokapich Engineer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base; Edward Beshore, Tucson Group Leader, Citizens Climate Lobby; Dr. Gregg Garfin Director of … Continue reading →
TPD Hosting Active Shooter, Violent Encounter Personal Preparedness Course “On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the Tucson Police Department is hosting an active shooter, violent encounter personal preparedness course for the public. The course will be held at the West Side Service … Continue reading →
“Join us for our Tucson Campaign Kickoff! January Contreras is out to become Arizona’s next Attorney General to fight for all of us, but she can only do this with your support, time, and heart. So join us and many … Continue reading →
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/0d4hWZGmmHte2ZWv2 Despite our best intentions, we as members of majority-white faith communities and/or denominations continue to perpetuate white supremacy, ranging from micro-aggressions we commit as individuals to the very structure of our institutions. As we seek to participate … Continue reading →
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/0d4hWZGmmHte2ZWv2 Despite our best intentions, we as members of majority-white faith communities and/or denominations continue to perpetuate white supremacy, ranging from micro-aggressions we commit as individuals to the very structure of our institutions. As we seek to … Continue reading →
Hosted by Tucson Showing Up for Racial Justice – SURJ “Join us on February 24 at the UU Church of Tucson in the Goddard Hall for this four hour interactive workshop to support the vibrant Immigrant Justice movement in Southern … Continue reading →
One Day University with the Arizona Daily Star (Tucson) February 24, 2018 9:30 AM – 1:15 PM SCHEDULE 9:30 AM – 10:35 AM The Civil War and Abraham Lincoln: What’s Fact and What’s Fiction?Louis Masur / Rutgers University Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading →