KBI presents a new strategic plan, mission, vision and values! In October of 2021, KBI leadership embarked upon a strategic planning process, outlining the strategic priorities that would guide KBI’s work from 2022-2026. We are proud to share the result: a Strategic Plan that sets forth our values, identity, and direction for the coming years.
KBI and FIRRP issue joint statement on MPP. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Biden v. Texas, which upheld the Biden Administration’s authority to end the Trump-era Remain in Mexico Policy, we issued a joint statement with our close partners, the Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project. Click here to read the full statement.
Register now for Fr. Pete’s cafecito, July 29th. Our cafecito series is back on! Join us for the third Cafecito edition on July 29th for Fr. Pete’s talk on KBI’s history and journey. He will share how the Jesuits came to Nogales and worked with the Missionaries of the Eucharist. He will highlight the impact of our Education programs and immersion experiences. Click here to register!
We congratulate Jorge Capistran, SJ, on his ordination. On July 2nd, the Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús ordained Jorge Capistran, who did his regency here at KBI. We celebrate his ordination and know that the Mexican Province has just received an exemplary priest. Felicitaciones!
KBI is seeking an HR assistant and Psychologist to join the team: Excellent opportunities for people with administrative skills and experience or a deep background in Psychology. Read the full job descriptions here.
Applications for summer and fall volunteer positions are still open: Kino Border Initiative thrives because of the dedication and solidarity of volunteers from both sides of the border. For more information click here.
KBI hosts Leadership Days. Leadership Days are our teen-centered, week-long immersive experience and leadership training in Nogales, AZ and Sonora. Participants learn valuable skills, such as how to lobby their members of Congress, how to craft effective messages for advocacy purposes, and how to use storytelling for social change. Click here to learn more.
KBI welcomes Zoe Martens, Advocacy Coordinator, and Hilda Camacho, Cook, to the team! We are pleased to announce our new Advocacy Coordinator Zoe Martens, and our newest Cook Hilda are joining the KBI family. Hilda will be nourishing migrants in the comedor with her wonderful culinary skills, while Zoe will be supporting our Advocacy efforts through logistics and strategy. Join us as we extend them a warm welcome!
KBI says farewell to a few beloved longtime volunteers. Join us in bidding a heartfelt goodbye to five tremendous volunteers: Connor Crinon, Courtney Smith, Kieran Halloran, Kevin Miller, and Sister Marlita Henseller. Over the past years, each one has offered their time, hearts, and talents to journey with our siblings in migration. We are eternally grateful, and eager to see how our paths cross again.