Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera

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ATCF in Piedras Negras

ATCF delegates in Piedras Negras

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera delegates in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.

ATCF delegation

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera delegates in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.

About Austin Tan Cerca

This video describes AFSC's work leading delegations to the Mexico-U.S. border. That program is called Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, or Austin So Close to the Border.

Lessons from Rio Bravo and the Border

by Pamela Brouker

March 2010

I was in Mexico, Reynosa, when the time changed; It sprang forward. Like so many other things, time can get lost. And I definitely lost track of time, on this visit. The border is so compelling and challenging to process. I began to write this, on my third day back, in Austin, and I am just now beginning to come out of my own kind of fog and awaken. I wrote today, in my journal. I had many emotions. I remembered family and parts of my life I'd filed away.

Delegation to Ciudad Acuña, Mexico

Friday, May 21, 2010 - 9:00am - Sunday, May 23, 2010 - 9:00am

Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera Delegation to Ciudad Acuña, Mexico

May 21-23, 2010

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