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Human Rights & Humanitarian Aid

HUMAN RIGHTS

BORDER ACTION NETWORK (BAN)  
BAN is a human rights organization in border and immigrant communities. Their mission is to promote safety, equality, dignity, understanding and justice within the human environment, across cultures, regardless of race, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or country of origin.
P.O. Box 384, Tucson, AZ 85702 (520) 623-4944

COALICION DE DERECHOS HUMANOS
Coalición de Derechos Humanos (“The Human Rights Coalition”) is a grassroots organization which promotes respect for human/civil rights.
631 S. 6th Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701 (520) 770-1373

FUNDACION MEXICO
La misión de Fundación México es fortalecer la presencia e influencia de la comunidad mexicana, mexicano-americana, e hispana en general, construyendo un entorno de fraternidad entre los Estados Unidos y México. Privilegiamos la labor educativa, el servicio comunitario y la promoción de una sólida conciencia democrática. Nos guía nuestro anhelo de equidad y desarrollo con justicia, nuestro afán de defender y ejercer nuestros derechos humanos, y el deseo de enaltecer nuestras identidades con todas sus manifestaciones ideológicas, étnicas, lingüísticas y culturales.

MEXICAN CONSULATE / CONSULADO MEXICANO
El objetivo primordial es la asistencia y protección inmediata ante cualquier situación que pueda enfrentar usted o su familia a cualquier hora y en cualquier día de la semana. No dude en contactarse para solicitar apoyo o reportar cualquier tipo de incidencia o abuso:
Detenidos, Fallecidos, Civil, Hospitalizados, Migratorio, Administrativo, Derechos Humanos, Laboral
Numero de urgencias o Centro de Llamadas de Proteccion: 1-877-632-6678

NO MORE DEATHS/NO MAS MUERTES
No More Deaths is an organization whose mission is to end death and suffering on the U.S./Mexico border through civil initiative: the conviction that people of conscience must work openly and in community to uphold fundamental human rights; offer free Legal Community Clinic in Tucson, AZ for asylum claims, DACA applicants and others fighting deportation; provide access to free phone calls to family members for recently repatriated migrants; and provide assistance to locate and return former detainees' belongings that were taken during detention.
P.O. Box 40782 Tucson, AZ 85717 (520) 333-5699

PIMA COUNTY INTERFAITH COUNCIL (PCIC)
Pima County Interfaith Council is an independent organization made up of congregations, schools, and other not-for-profit organizations.
PCIC builds relationships of trust among people and institutions across Pima County and Southern Arizona, intentionally crossing boundaries of economics, race, age, religion and geography that divide our communities. Part of the dynamism of their work derives from a shared commitment to bring together individuals and families that typically do not know one another, and often do not know how to collaborate successfully.
Pima County Interfaith Council • 3200 N. Los Altos • Tucson, AZ 85705 Phone: (520)903-2333 Email: office@pimacountyinterfaith.org

THE FLORENCE IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE RIGHTS PROJECT
The Florence Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing free legal services to men, women, and unaccompanied children detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Arizona.  The Project strives to enure that detained individuals have access to counsel, understand their rights under immigration law, and are treated fairly and humanely by our judicial system.
Florence Project Main Office, PO Box 654, Florence, AZ (520) 868-0191  Email: firrp@firrp.org

 

HUMANITARIAN AID

CASA SAN JUAN
Casa San Juan serves families living in poverty, homeless families, and immigrant families. Families also receive help with advocacy, education, workforce resources and immigration related assistance.
602 W. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713 (520)798-0834

HUMANE BORDERS – FRONTERAS COMPASIVAS
Humane Borders, motivated by faith, offers humanitarian assistance to those in need through the deployment of emergency water stations on routes known to be used by migrants coming north through our desert. Their mission is to take death out of the immigration equation. Their water tanks are on a combination of private and public lands. In all cases they have permission to locate their water stations on these lands in writing from the landowners.
Humane Borders was founded in June 2000 to create a safe and death free border environment. Humane Borders is a non-profit organization and their membership includes more than 1,500 volunteers and 100 affiliated organizations from all walks of life.
P.O. Box 27024 Tucson, AZ 85716 (520) 398-5053  Email  info@humaneborders.org

INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE (IRC) TUCSON
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives after been forced to flee their homes because of war or persecution based on race, nationality, religious beliefs, or political opinions.  The IRC in Tucson has welcomed over 3,000 refugees from over 23 countries as newcomers to the Tucson community.  The IRC provides a variety of services including housing and cash assistance, counseling services, wellness promotion, youth development, access to health care, job search services, English classes, and U.S. citizenships preparation.
International Rescue Committee in Tucson, AZ 3100 N. Campbell Site #101, Tucson, AZ
(520) 319-2128 Tucson@rescue.org

• ISKASHITAA REFUGEE NETWORK
Iskashitaa Refugee Network is a grass roots organization that helps rebuild refugee lives through their partnerships with volunteers and local organizations.  Staff and volunteers unite refugees and the community through unique programs designed to empower the refugees.  Programs emphasize community connections, sharing, and English language practice to build community of refugees and volunteers.   Iskashitaa has also worked to build a networking community among Tucson area refugee volunteers and agencies.
Iskashitaa’s programs include: English as a Second Language, Harvesting, Food Preparation, Dishes & Stories, Sewing and Crafts, and Advocacy.
Iskashitaa Newsletters and Facebook
1406 E. Grant Tucson, AZ (520) 440-0100  

KINO BORDER INITIATIVE (KBI)
The KBI’s vision is to help make humane, just, workable migration between the U.S. and Mexico a reality. Its mission is to promote US/Mexico border and immigration policies that affirm the dignity of the human person and a spirit of bi-national solidarity through direct humanitarian assistance and accompaniment with migrants, social and pastoral education with communities on both sides of the border; participation in collaborative networks that engage in research and advocacy to transform local, regional, and national immigration policies.
Kino Border Initiative (520) 287-2370 or by e-mail at lledford@kinoborderinitiative.org

LUZ SOCIAL SERVICES
Luz is a community-based 501(c)3 registered non-profit corporation founded in 1971 to provide health and human services to the Hispanic communities as well as the general population of Tucson. Through community mobilization and development, Luz continues to direct its resources to fight the consequences and associated problems of substance abuse, such as juvenile crime, school dropouts, DUI, violence, drug possessions and arrests, teen pregnancy, alcohol and tobacco use by pregnant women, and liquor law violations.
Luz Social Services  2797 N. Cerrada de Beto, Tucson, AZ 85745 (520) 882-6216  Email. luz@luzsocial.com

TUCSON SAMARITANS
Samaritans are people of faith and conscience who are responding directly, practically and passionately to the crisis at the US/ Mexico border.  Samaritans are a diverse group of volunteers that are united in our desire to relieve suffering among our brothers and sisters and to honor human dignity. Prompted by the mounting deaths among border crossers, they provide emergency medical assistance, food and water to people crossing the Sonoran Desert.
Southside Presbyterian Church 317 W. 23rd Street Tucson AZ 85713 520-620-0725 info@tucsonsamaritans.org