Thursday, April 28, 2011

Support the Migrant Trail Walk

From Derechos Humanos:

The Eighth Annual Migrant Trail Walk is only a month away! Online registration is going on now- the deadline to register is Friday, May 13th. See below for details, and the link to the online registration.

Please consider joining us on the first day, or walking with us on the last day. We stand in solidarity with our migrant sisters and brothers!
The Migrant Trail:

We Walk for Life May 30- June 5, 2011

Join us for the seventh annual 75-mile journey from Sásabe, Sonora to Tucson, Arizona in solidarity with our migrant sisters and brothers who have walked this trail and lost their lives. We bear witness to the lives that are lost, the families who mourn, and the communities that suffer the divisions that borders wreak on all of us.

Monday, May 30th, 2:00pm:

Sásabe, Sonora:

Join us for the sending forth ceremony and the 5 mile walk to our first campsite on the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday, June 5th, 11:30am:
Tucson, Arizona:

Join us for the welcoming celebration as participants complete the 75-mile journey, bearing witness to the gauntlet of death that has claimed more than 5,000 men, women and children on the U.S.-México border.
Online Registration has begun!

Registration is not complete until you have completed the online registration process, and mailed your Waiver, Participant Agreement, Medical Information Form, and your payment has been received. Forms cannot be e-mailed, as we need your original signature.

Click HERE to register for the Migrant Trail 2011

All registration information must be received by Friday, May 13, 2011.

The suggested donation for participating in the Migrant Trail is $7 per day.

Please send checks to:

Arizona Border Rights Foundation
 (put "Migrant Trail" in the memo field)
P.O. Box 1286
Tucson, AZ 85702


In an effort to respect the group experience of Migrant Trail, we are only accepting participants who can commit to walking the entire week. If you are unable to commit to the entire week, we welcome you to the sending forth ceremony on the first day, and the receiving ceremony on the last.

For more information, please contact: [email protected] or call 520.770.1373

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