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July 15, 2016

The Daily Mail details their perspective on the effect that electing Trump for president would have on families like the ones who meet at Friendship Park.

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July 11, 2016

The Arizona Daily Star visits Friendship Park in 2016 to document the changes that have occurred since their visit in 2006. Includes an interview with Dan Watman, member of the Friends of Friendship Park Coalition and founder of the Binational Garden at Friendship Park...

July 4, 2016

David Bacon reports on another day at Friendship Park for Truth Out saying "I could see the sweep of emotions playing across everyone's faces and in their body language. One minute the grandmother was laughing, and the next there were tears in her eyes. The grandfather...

June 8, 2016

Pedro Rios, member of the Friends of Friendship Park Coalition and director of the San Diego U.S.-Mexico Border Program of the American Friends Service Committee, reflects on his experiences at Friendship Park.

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June 7, 2016


CBC News out of Canada visited Friendship Park this past weekend to document the realities of divided families. A great video and article by Kim Brunhuber document his visit.

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June 6, 2016

ABC News out of Australia visited Friendship Park this weekend and toured the area with Border Patrol as well as spending a Sunday afternoon at the park. The article includes a video with a short interview with John Fanestil, a member of the Friends of Friendship Park...

June 5, 2016

While the article and video are in German Language, there are some beautiful images captured in this 8 minute report by ARD German TV. Also includes links to additional interview with Maria Teresa Fernandez, a member of the Friends of Friendship Park Coalition.

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May 29, 2016

Our friends over at Fandango Fronteriza held their 9th music festival at Friendship Park on May 28, 2016. The New York Times writes "some 60 musicians traveled to the heavily patrolled enforcement zone oddly named Friendship Park for an annual musical event known as th...

May 21, 2016

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Visited Friendship Park and spoke with US Deported Veteran Hector Barajas through the border wall. Thanks to Christian Ramirez, director of the Southern Border Communities Coalition for accompanying Senator Sanders.

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March 29, 2016

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".

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The Friends of Friendship Park is a non-partisan, grassroots coalition of individuals and organizations advocating for increased public access to the historic meeting place on the US-Mexico border.  For more information contact:

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c/o Via International / 1955 Julian Avenue, San Diego CA 92113 / EIN: 95-2961670