Defeat the FTAA! See You at the US-Mexico Border April 20!

It’s less then one week before the historical US-Mexico border actions in Tijuana-San Diego, a dozen cities from across US and Mexico have spent the last six months to organize this event. We are expecting thousands of people from both sides of the border are planning to come.

It’s less then one week before the historical US-Mexico border actions in Tijuana-San Diego, a dozen cities from across US and Mexico have spent the last six months to organize this event. We are expecting thousands of people from both sides of the border are planning to come.

April 17-20: Welcome Center
April 20: Teach-in, San Diego
April 21: Rally and cultural events at San Diego and Tijuana
April 22: Bi-National Conference, Tijuana

Welcome Center:
Paradise Senior Center on Crosby in Chicano Park, will offer information, housing contacts and orientations.
Tues. & Wed 1 PM to 11 PM,
Thus 1 to 5pm
Fri. 1 to 11pm.
For info: In San Diego: (619)237-5496
outside San Diego: (626)695-3405 (until April 19)

Housing and transportation in San Diego:
Please contact Steph Sherer: (619)237-5496, e-mail: ASSHERER@cs.com.
i) Camping: 500 spaces had secured at Campland on the bay for $2/per person a night Friday and Saturday, need to bring your own sleeping bag, camping gear and food/water.
ii) House: up to one hundred housing will be offer, call Step for details.
iii) Tijuana: Tijuana will offer some housing, call Siu Hin for details: (626)695-3405.

Safety, legal issues:
This will be a peaceful demonstration with no civil disobedience or direct action. If you are plan to go to Mexican side for the cultural event or the
conference, PLEASE BRING YOUR PICTURE ID! If you are not US citizen, you must bring your passport! For legal assistance please contact Paul Marini from Midnight Special Law Collective: (510)325-9574, or in San Diego: (619)237-5496

Transportation to San Diego:
i) San Francisco: vans leaving Friday 6:00am, from MacArthur Bart Station, and leaving from San Diego on Sunday 11:00am, for information seat please contact Justin: 415-565-7301
ii) Los Angeles: Charter bus leaving Friday, April 21, 8:00 a.m. from Los Angeles, arriving back in LA at approximately 9:15 p.m., for ticket please
contact Don White: (323)660-4587(lacispes@igc.org)

Volunteers Needed!!!!!
Please join us to built the successful events, and a chance to meet with Mexican organizers, farmers, activists and students! We need volunteers to help A21 event logistics, food, transportation, welcome center and peace/keeping/legal observer. If you are planning to go to San Diego and would like to help, please contact Lee Siu Hin ASAP for arrangement: (626)695-3405 (borderactions@aol.com)

In San Diego, here’s the lists of works they needed and their contact persons:
i) Legal Observers/Law office: Paul Marini 510-325-9574
ii) Parking Attendance (Borderfield): Jose 858- 874-3426
iii) Parking attendance: (Larson) Steph Sherer 619-237-5496 (ASSHERER@cs.com)
iii) Larson Park Clean up: Avery 619-469-7056
iv) Larson/Tijuana music/event logistics: Rosy (619)237-9270 or (818)353-4541(moonwitch@mac.com)
v) Borderfield Park Clean up: Jeremy 619-702-9058
vi) Camping attendance: Steph Sherer 619-237-5496 (ASSHERER@cs.com)
vii) Housing contact: Steph Sherer 619-237-5496 (ASSHERER@cs.com)
viii) Food/water: Steph Sherer 619-237-5496, or Rosy (619)237-9270 or (818)353-4541
ix) Translation (English to Spanish): Siu Hin (626)695-3405 (borderactions@aol.com)
x) Welcome center staff: Steph Sherer 619-237-5496
xi) Medical team: Steph Sherer 619-237-5496
xii) April 22 conference staff in Tijuana: Siu Hin (626)695-3405
xiii) leafleting (before April 21): Steph Sherer 619-237-5496

Media/IMC:
For media inquires in San Diego, please contact:
Justin Akers: 619-293-3619/ 619-895-0158 (isosd@igc.org) or Magali Offerman: (858)578-4505 (magali@sdgreens.org)

For Border New Network-San Diego IMC, please contact: IMC San Diego: Brie: (858)458-4285
Border News Network Web Page: elbop (626)796-5805 (elbop@loop.com)

We also need food to feed thousands of people for the April 20-22 weekend, if you can donate food in San Diego please contact:
Steph Sherer (619)237-5496 (ASSHERER@cs.com)
Donations from Los Angeles, please contact Rosy: (619)237-9270 or (818)353-4541 (moonwitch@mac.com)
If you need tax-deductable for the food donations, please contact Lee Siu Hin: (626)695-3405 (borderactions@aol.com)

Tel: (626)403-2530
e-mail: BorderActions@aol.com
http://www.actionla.org/border
calendar http://www.protest.net/Border

Mexico-US Border Mass Mobilization
LIBERATE THE BORDER,
NO MORE BLOCKADES!

April 20-22 2001
Tijuana – San Diego, and beyond…
April 20: Teach-in, actions
April 21: Border protest, cultural events
April 22: Conference

Author: Lee Siu Hin

News Service: Stop the FTAA/Border Actions Committee

URL: http://www.egroups.com/group/antiimf2000