Please Join Us! Friday, July 22nd, 5-7pm for this free meet & greet with an informative and educational presentation by the BCA 2016 Summer Interns. Wine & Refreshments Served Location: Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road, Tubac. BCA Interns: Natalie Leach: Kent State University, Sara Baranda: University of North Florida, Natalie Somerson: University of Minnesota, Daniel McDermott: University of Arizona. The BCA Internship Program seeks…..
Join us for the first Cross Border Tour of the season. Why take a Cross Border Tour? The purpose of the tours is to uncover a reality frequently ignored or distorted. The borderlands, sometimes considered a “third country,” hold not only great natural beauty but also compelling tales of human courage, community service and cross border collaboration on a scale that surprises and delights all who see it. Now you have a chance…..
Join us for the last Cross Border Tour of the season. Why take a Cross Border Tour? The purpose of the tours is to uncover a reality frequently ignored or distorted. The borderlands, sometimes considered a “third country,” hold not only great natural beauty but also compelling tales of human courage, community service and cross border collaboration on a scale that surprises and delights all who see it. Now you have a chance…..
For thirty-four years one Mexican family has provided food and shelter for over a million migrants. This remarkable story of incredible dedication and human kindness inspired Tubac resident Joanna Corrigan to organize a benefit concert for the Juan Bosco Shelter sponsored by the Border Community Alliance. This “Festival of Music” will be held at the Tubac Center for the Arts on Friday, March 25 at…..
The Border Community Alliance (BCA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization. For more information, please call 520-398-3229. The Border Community Alliance’s mission: To improve the lives of people in the US/Mexico border region through experiential education, policy advocacy, and strengthening cross border ties. BCA works closely with the Santa Fe Ranch Foundation in Nogales, AZ and FESAC in Sonora, Mexico.
Nancy Montoya of Arizona Public Media met up with BCA Interns to discuss their experience and perspective on life in the Borderlands. “Imagine being from Minnesota and seeing the U.S.-Mexican border for the first time. It’s part of an internship program that brings students from around the country to form their own conclusions about the border. Among four who went through the program this summer…..
Birds, air, water, animals, art & music know no borders. We are pleased to share this Arizona Public Media video on the collaborative life on the border. Stay connected with BCA on our Facebook page, or take a Cross Border Tour to stay informed of the importance of collaboration and communication on the border.
BYTE, the newly formed Border Youth Tennis Exchange partnered with the Green Valley Tennis Club for a fundraising Tennis exhibition that not only raised money for the youth program, but encouraged participation by GV Tennis members in crossing the border to help teach the tennis program to youth. “Philpott, GV Tennis Club president, put out the word via email to Tennis Club members – be…..
At its January meeting, the Board of Directors of the Border Community Alliance selected Jerry P. Haas as its new Executive Director. Haas has been active with BCA for the last two years, serving most recently as Co-chair of the Board, a position he will continue along with his new responsibilities. Jerry succeeds Bob Phillips, who continues with BCA in a consultant capacity. Haas brings…..
Watch this short film to learn more about BCA and FESAC collaborations. This wonderful short by filmmaker Frances Causey features the ARSOBO wheelchair project in Nogales, Sonora. The Border Community Alliance and its Mexican partner FESAC work together to Bridge the Border by supporting non-profit groups like ARSOBO on both sides of the United States/Mexico border and educating the public regarding key issues in the…..