This is a tour through part of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona. It’s noted for the rare cactii in it’s name, but also is an immigration corridor for many. It’s also adjacent to the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation: The reservation straddles both sides of the US/Mexico border, and some reports suggest that the […]
An interactive map of the 3600+ migrant deaths in the Arizona desert since 1981 can be found here: http://www.humaneborders.info/app/map.asp “The U.S. Border Patrol [later] implemented a strategy called Prevention Through Deterrence. Since its inception, this approach has redirected migrant routes into the most inhospitable sections of the border, deploying the perilous desert as a tool […]
We are currently doing trials with the Directory System that’s been developed by people at North Pacific Yearly Meeting: https://destinymanifestation.com/npym/admin_system/We’re grateful to John Gotts of NPYM for helping us with this. Reports:These are the reports it offers without being logged into the admin system database. If you have a password and have logged into the […]
Our San Diego Border Tour On November 25, 2018, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) closed the San Ysidro Port of Entry, at the south end of San Diego, and all businesses in the area. The large Las Americas Outlets Shopping Mall is adjacent to the port of entry, and the American border wall, constructed of […]
Some images from Quaker Speak’s “Quaker Problems” video on YouTube. There are more on Tumblr.
Sanctuary Everywhere Live!A FREE WEBINAR SERIES ON CREATING SAFER, MORE WELCOMING COMMUNITIES The AFSC “Calls for Spirited Action” were succeeded by this webinar series. What is “Sanctuary Everywhere?”(from https://www.afsc.org/sanctuaryeverywhere ) Sanctuary Everywhere is the simple idea that everyday people can work together to keep each other safe. Sanctuary can mean taking someone into a congregation to protect […]
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