Through The Wall

A beautiful video highlights the journey of a family reuniting at Friendship Park. Thanks to The Guardian for this remarkable piece. Read the Entire Accompanying Article "A Wall Apart".

A Small Oasis: A Border Park Keeps Immigrants Connected

Equal Voice News highlights Friendship Park where families can come to reunite. Families travel from around the country to Friendship Park to connect and share news. Over the years, a community has grown around the two parks, which is home to the Binational Friendship Garden of Native Plants, morning yoga classes and a beach. “The wall represents this fractured society, the separation of the family network, a breakdown of the values we should have not only in this country, but how we should treat each other as human beings,” said Pedro Rios, who leads visits to the park and runs the San Diego U.S.-Mexico Border Program, which is part of the American Friends Service Committee. Pedro Rios is a

San Diego Free Press Highlights John Fanestil and El Faro: The Border Church

John Fanestil, member of the Friends of Friendship Park Coalition, began serving communion at Friendship Park in 2008, but has been a border advocate for much longer. Barbara Zaragoza shares more detail about John's path that led him to serve each Sunday at Friendship Park at El Faro: The Border Church. Read the Entire Article Here

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