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    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.

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    Provide experiential education programs about the border region, its realities, its issues and its proud past and bright future.

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    Strengthen cross border ties through collaboration between organizations on both sides of the border in areas including: economic and community development, culture and the arts, health, faith based activities and education.

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    Inform border related public policy and advocate for policies that improve the quality of life of the border region.

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Artist Ana Teresa Fernandez October 12th-16th ~ Bridging the Border Special Event

Mark your calendars. Artist Ana Teresa Fernandez will be joining Border Community Alliance and Fesac Capitulo Nogales October 12-16, 2015 as part of a statewide residency program in partnership with Arizona State University Performance Borderlands, Northern Arizona University, the Phoenix Art Museum, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. As part of this program, Ana Teresa will be painting the border fence in Nogales Sonora…..

New Program – Cross Border Art Tour

Look for our next Cross Border Public Art Tour coming up in the Fall, with specific dates to be announced.  We will visit a series of public art installations and murals and meet and speak with working artists in Mexico. To receive more info. or reserve an early bird spot, email Space will be limited! Tour costs will be $60 for BCA members 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…..