Artisans Beyond Borders missing family today and every day on Father’s Day, 2020

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Artisans Beyond Borders asylum seekers missing family, embroider together in a shelter in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

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Honoring our male Artisans ~ Asylum seeker David Aguilar’s beautiful embroidery.
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Artisan Beyond Borders Asylum seeker David Aquilar on the floor of the shelter in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico designing a manta to embroider.
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“Little Virgin Guide my Steps” original embroidery by Asylum seeker Israel Hernandez at the U.S.- Mexico border in the middle of the pandemic.
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Gentleman Embroiderer Israel Herdandez on the U.S. – Mexico border, Father’s Day 2020

Friends of Artisans Beyond Borders

Last Summer, I answered the call in this article: Migrant Women fleeing violence find Beauty and Healing in Embroidery

Over the next few months, that call flowered into Artisans Beyond Borders, a primary driver for creativity and grace, dignity, and economic empowerment for vulnerable asylum seekers in Nogales, Mexico.

The Friends of Artisans Beyond Borders offer presentations and the artisans work in the U.S.  It is a joyful initiative operating in a grim arena on the border, a rare project that works. Let’s do everything we can to keep it going. Join us. Become one of a growing number of Friends of Artisans Beyond Borders.