Presbyterian Border Region Outreach

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DELEGATION SHARED A NEW BORDER VISION ON CAPITOL HILL

 Frontera de Cristo's US Coordinator Mark Adams joined the delegation from Southern Border Communities  Coalition July 15-18, meeting with more than two dozen Congressional offices  to introduce  A New Border Vision on Capitol Hill and encourage a resolution adopting the vision of the border as  a place of opportunity, hope, and encounter to guide policy  decisions. 


Mark's wife, Miriam Maldonado, and their children joined the delegation's  meeting with Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick.  When asked how he thought the meeting went,  Nathan said excitedly: "Great!  We got her to support Douglas."  We are grateful  for Rep. Kirkpatrick's support of The New Border Vision which not only will help  Douglas, but also will help all border communities and both of our  nations.


Frontera  de Cristo has joined with the organizations of SBCC and communities from all  four border states to collaborate in the creation of A New Border Vision that  emerges from the hopes, values, and lived experiences of border communities  rather than from the politicians far from the border who too often use the  border and our communities as political pawns.   


"Decades of enforcement-only border policies have jeopardized the public  safety and rights of border communities. A New Border Vision turns the page to a  new chapter in which border communities speak to what they want and need for  everyone to feel safe and thrive." Johana Bencomo of New Mexico Communities of  Faith in Action and Southern Border Communities Coalition co-chair  shares the excitement for the recently released New Border Vision.  

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