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Bridging the Border with Professor Michael Dear, November 10, 5-7pm

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BCA and Greater Green Valley Community Foundation partner to create the Non-profit Learning Institute

“Viewing fellow non-profits less as competitors for charity dollars and more as allies in empowering others “to create, not dominate” are among the primary focuses of the new Non-Profit Learning Institute, which was launched by the Greater Green Valley Community Foundation and its partner, the Border Community Alliance, at Green Valley Recreation’s Canoa Hills Recreation Center. The kickoff, co-hosted by GVR and the fledgling GVR…..


October 13, Ana Teresa Fernandez Mural Paint Out in Nogales, Mexico

On Tuesday, October 13, Artist Ana Teresa Fernandez will paint a mural on the border fence in Nogales, Mexico. This mural is designed to optically erase the fence from the perception of the viewer by matching the background. BCA will host a short, guided, walking tour to the site of the mural paint out – to see the artist in action as this innovative and…..



The Border Community Alliance (BCA) is a newly formed 501c3 non-profit organization. Offices are located at 2221 East Frontage Road, Building F, Suite 201, Tubac, AZ  85646. 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…..

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BCA/FESAC Intern Program in the news ~ Learn More

The BCA/FESAC SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – on the Arizona/Mexico border The Summer Internship Program sponsored by the Border Community Alliance (BCA) and Fundación Del Empresariado Sonorence, A.C. (FESAC) serves young scholars and faculty seeking a bi-national immersion experience that combines political, economic, humanitarian, environmental and social science research with unparalleled opportunities for service and exploration in the US/Mexico borderlands. To Learn about the BCA/FESAC summer…..

Charlie Cutler, Alma Cota de Yanez, Peg Bowden, Dan Anderson, Pat Trulock, Christine Dicker, and Alexandra Arriaga at the Evening with the Interns

Evening With the Interns

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this exciting event. On July 30, 2015, at the Tubac Center for the Arts. BCA/FESAC Interns Christine Dicker, Charlie Cutler, and Alex Arriaga, three intrepid students and adventurers, who have immersed themselves in the energy and complexities of borderland life during the past 6 weeks presented their work and their ideas in photos and words.

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Border Community Alliance and FESAC work in partnership.

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…..