The No More Deaths personnel committee invites applications for the following paid position. Continue reading Position available: volunteer coordinator
I had unexpected guests for breakfast in late April on our rural homestead west of Tucson, Arizona. Two Mexican men banged on the back door and held up their empty water bottles. I asked them in Spanish what they needed. “Agua (water),” they replied. Continue reading Humanitarian aid on one’s doorstep
The impacts of a changing climate seem increasingly difficult to ignore. In southern Arizona, we experienced record high temperatures this summer. The heat combines with entrenched border militarization and reckless enforcement tactics to create deadly conditions for migrants and refugees. Continue reading An interview with author Todd Miller on climate change and migration
In June, the two of us traveled to Brooks County, Texas as No More Deaths volunteers. We went to assist Eddie Canales and Ryan Stand of the South Texas Human Rights Center (STHRC) in their efforts to set up water stations in the region. South Texas has seen a huge increase in undocumented migration over the last five years. Continue reading NMD volunteers help South Texas aid grow
The Arizona Daily Star ran front-page articles on June 21 and 22 about hikers who died as a result of our extreme summer heat. Since then, the newspaper has published at least two more articles about heat-related deaths, along with warnings to hikers. Continue reading Media coverage of heat deaths ignores migrants
The No More Deaths community will join thousands of activists from all over the United States and Mexico October 7–10 when the School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) moves its annual vigil to the line between Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora. Continue reading NMD joins Border Convergence
Join us Friday, October 7 at Club Congress in downtown Tucson (311 E. Congress St.) for a benefit concert supporting the work of No More Deaths! The concert is being held on the first evening of the SOA Watch Border Convergence and is included in the Convergence’s calendar of events. From 7 to 11 p.m., enjoy live cumbia, Sonoran rock, and folk by Gabriel Sullivan, the Leila Lopez band, Carlos Arzate & The Kind Souls, and Vox Urbana. Then stick around for DJ Dirtyverbs and a Selena cover band extraordinaire on the Hotel Congress patio. Admission is $5–$20 sliding scale, with all proceeds donated to No More Deaths.
Dear friends of No More Deaths,
As we close out one of the hottest summers on record, our hearts are heavy. In June, the bodies of 25 people were recovered from the deserts of southern Arizona. In July, the bodies of 24 people were found. Continue reading Autumn appeal
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