Border Wall / Friendship Park

>POSTPONED: Encuentro at the Border @ the CENTRO Cultural de la Raza



@ the CENTRO Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Blvd SD 92104

Friends of Friendship Park present:
Encuentro at the Border

A night of photos and discussion of the border wall in San Diego, with music, dance, drinks

Mural painting by local artist Crol of

7:00 PM Slide show of the border wall in San Diego County, by Jill Holslin
Jill Holslin (along with Dan Watman and many others) has been documenting the construction of the border wall in San Diego County for over a year. She will present a slide presentation with photos of the newly constructed wall at Friendship Park, Smuggler’s Gulch, Otay Mountain Wilderness.

8:00 PM Panel discussion: Confronting the Culture of Violence
Pedro Rios, American Friends Service Committee
Pedro will discuss the roots of the border patrol’s militarization of the border and its consequences: ICE raids, detentions, the growing industry of border violence
Daniel Watman, Director of Border encuentro
Dan will discuss his work with Border encuentro, a group dedicated to fostering friendship and cooperation through social events at the border.
Jill Holslin, Friends of Friendship Park
Jill will recount the story of Friendship Park, and our struggle to keep it open to the public.

9:00 PM Music, Dance, Poetry Slam

While there enjoy TransborderArt:

FROM TIJUANA: Alvaro Blancarte, SPEL, Roberto Rosiquez, Luis Ituarte, Elba Rhoads, Luis Garzón, Libre, Chente; FROM US SIDE: Armando de la Torre, Maria Teresa Fernandez, Ricardo Islas, Guillermo Acevedo, Pablo Aztlan, Crol, Fernando Vossa, Rogelio Casas, David Smith, Eloy Torres, Christopher Oleata, WERC, Victor Ochoa, Geraldine, Mario Torero; FROM PERU: Aurelio de la Guerra, Victor Delfin; FROM MEXICALI: Juan Hernandez, Lourdes Murillo, Pablo Castañeda, Guillermo Jauregui , Fernando Corona

The exhibit runs for six weeks, during which, there will be a series of events that reflects the theme and players:


Sat & Sun Aug 8 & 9 ‘Fiesta del Sol’ on historic Logan Avenue, BarrioLogan’s Murals Intervention (Centro’s PublicArt Outreach into the barrios) featuring, direct from Cusco, Peru, Aurelio d la Guerra, painter at LaBodega (Sampson and Logan Ave.)
Sat Aug 22 Border Angels, CENTRO Cultural de la Raza Installation and manifestation/performance

The event is FREE but it is a fundraiser and we will take donations.

For more information, please contact
Jill holslin 619-804-8030

mario torero 858-774-1286


One Comment

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