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May 31, 2023, 4pm:Oaxaca Tour Information Zoom

05/31/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM MT
May 31, 2023, 4:00PM MST, via Zoom
Oaxaca Tour Informational ZOOM.
Interested in going on one of our 2023 Oaxaca trips (October 3-11 and December 6-14) but want to find out more about this amazing experience?
Join us for an info and Q&A session with our tour leaders, Leslie Mehren and Porfirio Diaz from Ancestros Oaxaca. By Zoom.

June 14 , 2023: Borderlands Literature and Film Club (BLFC) w/Andrew Selee

06/14/2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM MT
Our book and author interview for June: “Vanishing Frontiers” The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together,” by Andrew Selee. (2018).
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87800316519?pwd=YUFBTnZsZG5ZVm9NSlBYbmp4cTJkZz09
FREE EVENT
BLFC Meets Second Wednesday of each month
Suggested Donation: $10/drop in or $100/year
Via Zoom. Register to receive zoom link.
BLFC members will receive zoom link automatically.

July 24, 2023: Intern Presentation & Reception at UMCGV

07/24/2023 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM MT
July 24, 3pm
Join our 2023 Borderlands Ambassador interns as they share with us their impressions and what they learned from their six-week internship experience. Refreshments served. Free event. Location: United Methodist Church of Green Valley

July 28, 2023: Intern Presentation & Reception

07/28/2023 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM MT
July 28, 4:30-6pm
Join our 2023 Borderlands Ambassador interns as they share with us their impressions and what they learned from their six-week internship experience. Refreshments served. Free event. Location: Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road, Tubac, AZ.

October 3-11, 2023: Oaxaca Tour - DEPOSIT

10/03/2023 08:00 AM - 10/11/2023 08:00 AM MT
Join our tour to Oaxaca, Mexico in partnership with Ancestros Travel, the leading indigenously-operated travel program to come from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca.
Border Community Alliance and Ancestros Travel invite you to explore the true heart of Mexico’s vibrant arts traditions with us in Oaxaca. Together we will meet the master artists who sustain and illuminate Oaxaca’s creative soul, touching on important issues of authenticity, ingenuity, and innovation. Each day will bring you closer to the creative people whose lives are devoted to mastering art forms that are appreciated around the world. Together, they are the soul of Oaxaca.

Oaxaca is a land of tradition, ancient arts, creativity, and change. The villages of the Central Valleys are deeply rooted in ancient Zapotec communities. You’re invited to explore the history, cultural significance, and creative vision with us on this unique week-long journey through Oaxaca

Tour price: $3,125 for members and $3,225 for non-members for double occupancy; $600 single occupancy supplement, plus airfare

Tour dates: October 3-11
Tour price: $3,125 for members and $3,225 for non-members for double occupancy; $600 single occupancy supplement, plus airfare

To reserve your spot, please submit a $500 hold fee when you register at www.bordercommunityalliance.org or call Suzy at (520) 398-3229. (This fee is refundable up until May 15, 2023, minus a $100 processing fee.)

An additional $1,500 deposit will be required by July 1, 2023.

All final payments will be due by August 15, 2023.

If you cancel after the deadlines, we will not be able to refund your money unless there is a waiting list and your place on the trip can be filled by someone else. In this case, there is a $100 administration cancellation fee. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE IN CASE YOU NEED TO CANCEL THIS TRIP.

BCA has the right to cancel the tour at any time based on safety or COVID concerns in the Oaxaca area. If the trip is canceled, a full refund will be made.

The price of the tour includes accommodations, group breakfasts and lunches, ground transportation, entrance fees, and multilingual guides for both city and villages. Airfare, tips, alcoholic beverages and discretionary personal purchases are not included. People arriving or departing outside of the trip dates will need to pay for their own airport transfers. While you can find other tours to Oaxaca that are cheaper, we believe the quality of this experience will be well worth it. Trust relationships and intimate knowledge of the local culture make this a very special offering.

October 12-19, 2023: DEPOSIT Mexico City Archaology, History and Culture

10/12/2023 - 10/19/2023
Cost of Tour $3315.00 to BCA members per person double occupancy plus air; $3,415 to non-members pers person double occupancy plus air;
$520.00 single supplement
Price includes: All tours and transfers from the Mexico City Airport, all lodging and taxes, all breakfasts, most lunches (except for free day), bilingual anthropologist tour escort, local guides
Not included: lunches on the airplane or free days, dinners, alcoholic beverages, international airfare, tips, personal expenses.
Deposit of $1,000.00 with the signed release form below to reserve your space. Remainder due 90 days prior to departure.
Refund Policy: 90 days or more in advance of departure - full refund less $500.00 and any deposits made to hotels that we cannot retrieve. Less than 90 days before departure, no refund can be issued. Trip cancellation and travel insurance is available and recommended at Allianz Travel. Please use accam number Z014617 at www.allianztravelinsurance.com. This way we will have a record of who has travel insurance.

December 6-14, 2023: Oaxaca Tour - DEPOSIT

12/06/2023 08:00 AM - 12/14/2023 08:00 AM MT
Join our tour to Oaxaca, Mexico in partnership with Ancestros Travel, the leading indigenously-operated travel program to come from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca.
Border Community Alliance and Ancestros Travel invite you to explore the true heart of Mexico’s vibrant arts traditions with us in Oaxaca. Together we will meet the master artists who sustain and illuminate Oaxaca’s creative soul, touching on important issues of authenticity, ingenuity, and innovation. Each day will bring you closer to the creative people whose lives are devoted to mastering art forms that are appreciated around the world. Together, they are the soul of Oaxaca.

Oaxaca is a land of tradition, ancient arts, creativity, and change. The villages of the Central Valleys are deeply rooted in ancient Zapotec communities. You’re invited to explore the history, cultural significance, and creative vision with us on this unique week-long journey through Oaxaca

Tour price: $3,125 for members and $3,225 for non-members for double occupancy; $600 single occupancy supplement, plus airfare

Tour dates: December 6-December 14
Tour price: $3,125 for members and $3,225 for non-members for double occupancy; $600 single occupancy supplement, plus airfare


To reserve your spot, please submit a $500 hold fee when you register at www.bordercommunityalliance.org or call Suzy at (520) 398-3229. (This fee is refundable up until July 15, 2023, minus a $100 processing fee.)

An additional $1,500 deposit will be required by September 1, 2023.

All final payments will be due by October 1, 2023.

If you cancel after the deadlines, we will not be able to refund your money unless there is a waiting list and your place on the trip can be filled by someone else. In this case, there is a $100 administration cancellation fee. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE IN CASE YOU NEED TO CANCEL THIS TRIP.

BCA has the right to cancel the tour at any time based on safety or COVID concerns in the Oaxaca area. If the trip is canceled, a full refund will be made.

The price of the tour includes accommodations, group breakfasts and lunches, ground transportation, entrance fees, and multilingual guides for both city and villages. Airfare, tips, alcoholic beverages and discretionary personal purchases are not included. People arriving or departing outside of the trip dates will need to pay for their own airport transfers. While you can find other tours to Oaxaca that are cheaper, we believe the quality of this experience will be well worth it. Trust relationships and intimate knowledge of the local culture make this a very special offering.
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