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A Kinder, Gentler Approach to the Border
Border Encuentro is a bi-national, non-profit interest group made up of US and Mexican citizens who meet at the Tijuana and US borders.
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With groups of sometimes 50, and other times 300 people in attendance, Border Encuentro activities have included such diverse events as: planting native trees and succulents, practicing yoga, Fandango music concerts (pictured here) featuring musicians from LA to Veracruz,
(Maria Teresa Fernandez)

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Recently completed border wall.

(Rebekah Sager)

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Garden planting event sponsored by Border Encuentro.

(Rocio Viveros)

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Border Encuentro had a “Sign Through” event—using telescopes and sign language to communicate with one another.

(David Maung)

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Border Encuentro founder Daniel Watman protesting more fence building in 2009.

( Maria Teresa Fernandez)

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Border Encuentro founder Daniel Watman watering plants, one bucket at a time, in preparation for an upcoming “Friendship Garden” planting event.

(Rebekah Sager)

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A Border Encuentro birthday event. 

(Maria Teresa Fernandez)

A Kinder, Gentler Approach to the Border

Border Encuentro is a bi-national, non-profit interest group made up of US and Mexican citizens who meet at the Tijuana and US borders.

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