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I am presently the chair of the Board of Directors for the Women's Intercultural Center in Anthony, NM. You may visit the website to learn about their values and mission in the Mesilla Valley. One of the great things they do is take groups on the Border Awareness Experience. This includes visits to colonias on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. I participated on April 24, 2005. Click here to see pictures of the event. Photo Album

Summer 2006 BIL 545 students visit Juarez colonias as part of their Funds of Knowledge Project. Photos

Spring 2007 Border Teacher Network created a course for teachers which included a border immersion experience. Women from New Mexico, Texas and Iowa met at the Women's Intercultural Center and spent a week visiting important locations on both sides of the US/Mexico border. View photos here. Learn more about this event at NMSU Center for Latin American Studies.

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