No More Deaths invites applications for the following paid position. Continue reading Position available: online-systems and online-communications manager
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The Abuse Documentation team is working hard on the third and final installment of the report series Disappeared: How US Border-Enforcement Agencies Are Fueling a Missing-Persons Crisis. Part 3 will deal with emergency nonresponse: the routine failure of the Border Patrol and other law-enforcement agencies to respond adequately to search-and-rescue requests in order to save the lives of people who have gone missing while crossing the US–Mexico border. Continue reading Final “Disappeared” report coming in 2019
What a wonderful event. On October 18, Luis Alberto Urrea, critically acclaimed author of The Devil’s Highway and sixteen other books, took the stage in Tucson to raise funds for No More Deaths. Tucson journalist Ernesto Portillo Jr. led the conversation with Luis about his writing process and his stories. And what a storyteller Luis is. He and Ernesto made us laugh while discussing the serious issue of immigrants traveling through the desert. Continue reading Fundraiser featuring Luis Alberto Urrea a big hit
For nine volunteers facing misdemeanor charges for humanitarian-aid work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, trials will wait until next year. Continue reading Trial date set for the Cabeza Prieta Nine
No More Deaths invites applications for the following paid position. Continue reading Position available: law-office administrator
Join us on our first day of door-knocking! To get out our message that Humanitarian Aid Is Never A Crime, we’re aiming to put out 25,000 yard signs around the county before trials start in January.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH
8 AM – 11 AM
4202 E KINGS ROAD
Come help us paint a mural along a major thoroughfare in Tucson!
As the trials of our volunteers draw closer, we’re amping up our outreach efforts and making sure that everybody in Tucson knows that HUMANITARIAN AID IS NEVER A CRIME! This mural painting launches our fall lawn sign campaign, which will allow Tucsonians to proudly show their solidarity with No More Deaths and to demand that the government cease the criminalization of aid workers. Come pick up a sign for your yard, learn how you can get involved and help us paint by number!
Snacks, brushes and cold beverages provided. Wear clothes you can get dirty.
Accessibility info: this mural will be painted on a wall along the north side of Broadway between Alvernon and Columbus. We will be working on the sidewalk in little-to-no shade. There will be no bathroom access. Broadway is a busy street with medium to heavy traffic.
Luis Alberto Urrea, critically acclaimed author of The Devil’s Highway and sixteen other books, is a Tucson favorite son. Widely thought of as a “border writer” because of his cross-cultural experience and focus, Urrea says he is “more interested in bridges than borders.” The event’s dialogue will be moderated by Ernesto Portillo Jr., editor of La Estrella de Tucsón and columnist for the Arizona Daily Star. A limited number of tickets are available. Continue reading An evening with Luis Alberto Urrea: a benefit for No More Deaths