The following are the sponsors for the Alternative Migrant Trail 2023. We are grateful for the diverse support we have, which makes the Migrant Trail possible. If you or your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor of the Migrant Trail, please click here.
The Tucson Peace Center is the 501c3 sponsor of the Migrant Trail. The mission of the Tucson Peace Center is to promote the cause of peace, social justice, labor equity and a sustainable environment by supporting non-profit organizations working in the Tucson community through the publication of the Tucson Peace Calendar and through the annual Peace Fair & Music Festival.
Alianza Indígena Sin Fronteras The mission of the Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras is to affirm the rights of Indigenous peoples, their right to sovereignty and self-determination, their collective human and civil rights, the rights of mobility and passage, and the protection of Mother Earth and sacred sites.
Arizona Palestine Solidarity Alliance (APSA) is a solidarity, anti-militarization group working to build a regional movement opposing the ongoing US/Israeli partnership that supports the brutal occupation of the Palestinian people and lands, and the increasing militarization of the US/Mexico border region. As a coalition of groups and individuals working together, we are part of the global movement for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with International Law, respects Palestinian fundamental rights of freedom, equality and self-determination and ends its occupation and colonization of Arab lands. In addition, we strongly oppose the militarization of the US border and support border justice and indigenous rights and power.
BorderLinks is a community-based organization where people collectively learn, teach, reflect, share resources, and organize for justice in the borderlands. Through popular education rooted in place and lived experience, BorderLinks and community partners inspire and ignite action to transform unjust border and (im)migration laws and conditions. We belong to movements for social transformation & collective liberation.
Coalición de Derechos Humanos is a grassroots human rights organization who promotes respect for human rights along the United State/Mexico border region, fights against the militarization of the border and for the respect for the human and civil rights of all migrants in their journeys
Franciscans for Justice: We are the Franciscan Friars (O.F.M) on the west coast. Along with our ministries and friends, we continue to support the rights of migrants through advocacy and direct action.
Green Valley/Sahuarita Samaritans provide water, food and first aid to people in need. We believe in respect for human rights, rendering humanitarian aid, and one’s ethical responsibility to assist those suffering.
Humane Borders: We put water in the desert trying to prevent migrant deaths.
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
Mountain View Friends Meeting [Quaker] is the Denver Colorado Quaker Meeting [The Religious Society of Friends]. MVFM has supported the Migrant Trail Walk for 19 years, with financial contributions, vehicles and equipment, and volunteer participation on the Walk and the Organizing Committee. Denver Quakers are in unity with the mission and purpose of the MTW, sharing a mutual commitment to witness and advocacy for Justice and Mercy in the Borderlands.
No More Deaths is a humanitarian aid organization based in southern Arizona. Siince 2004, our mission has been to end the death and suffering of migrants and refugees in the U.S – Mexico border region.
Norris Family Fund: We are a family dedicated to supporting many social issues.
Promotoras de Derechos Humanos are a collective of Tucson women from the (im)migrant community who work together to promote education about human rights.
School Sisters of Notre Dame–Douglas, AZ is an international Congregation of Religious Women that was founded in 1833 in Germany to meet the needs of the marginalized of our world. SSNDs have been ministering in the borderlands for the past 13 years in diverse shelters and aid centers for migrants and placing life-saving water in the desert with the Tuscon and Ajo Samaritans.
St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church: We are a presbyterian church that aspires to be a force for justice – moved by compassion and rooted in faith
Tucson Borderlands Adventure Club: We are passionate about the desert, committed to supporting migrants and striving to create humane borders.
University Presbyterian Church, Tempe, AZ: Progressive Christian community, part of the Presbyterian Church (USA).