San Diego Maquiladora Workers’ Solidarity Network

c/o UC-AFT SD Local 2034, PO Box 12005, La Jolla, CA 92039
(619) 885-6081, maquilatijuanasandiego@earthlink.net



TIJUANA MAQUILADORA TOUR
Come to learn about Tijuana maquiladora workers' conditions and struggles!

Important Notice: Starting June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens returning from Mexico must present a U.S. passport or the new passport card to gain reentry to the U.S.
For more information, see the State Dept. web site at:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cbpmc/cbpmc_2223.html

SATURDAY  June 20, 2009  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

TOUR SCHEDULE (there may be variations from tour to tour)

  • 9:00 am sharp: Meet at the San Ysidro Trolley Station. We will walk together, cross the border gate and travel to our locations in Tijuana using chartered buses for transportation.

  • 9:45 am: The crosses at the border: more than 4,000 immigrants have died trying to cross the international border

  • 10:30 am Cittac’s office (Cittac: Centro de Informacion para Trabajadores y Trabajadoras; Information Center for Working Women and Men):: Struggles and labor conditions in the maquiladoras

  • 12:00 pm Lunch at Cittac’s office with Workers’ Collective Kitchen

  • 1:15 pm: Metales y Derivados—Otay Industrial Park
    NOTE: We will visit Tijuana industrial area but won’t enter any factory.

  • 1:45 pm: Ejido Chilpancingo-Rio Alamar neighborhood

  • 3:00 pm: Return to San Ysidro border line

Donations

US: $30 regular, $20 students
Donations cover the bus, lunch, and a donation to Tijuana worker organizations

Reservations for this tour can be made online by clicking   . Online registration will be disabled when the bus is full, so make your reservations as soon as possible.

If you prefer to use the postal system, or for more information, please contact:


Herb Shore:
sdmaquila@cox.net
(619) 287-5535

The tour is sponsored by the San Diego Maquiladora Workers' Solidarity Network and CITTAC, the Tijuana Information Center for Working Women and Men

For more information about Maquiladoras and the tour, click