This month, we welcome new staff members, invite you to a Tucson fundraiser, and provide information about a concert series benefitting refugees.
- New KBI Staff: The Kino Border Initiative is pleased to welcome two new staff members. Jorge Arturo Capistran, a Jesuit in formation, is the new Assistant to the Director of Programs in Mexico, and Sister Maribel Lara Hernández, M.E. joins the staff as Volunteer Coordinator.
- October Fundraiser: Save the date now and join us in Tucson to raise funds for the KBI! Board member Larry Hanelin, the KBI’s volunteer photographer, and his wife Rosemarie will host an afternoon fiesta on Sunday, October 16, 2016, from 4:00–6:30pm. Contact Ivette Fuentes at the KBI to receive an invitation: firstname.lastname@example.org. And look for more information in the October newsletter and online at https://www.kinoborderinitiative.org.
- JRS/USA Concert Series: Jesuit Refugee Service/USA has organized a series of October concerts to raise awareness about the worldwide refugee crisis and benefit refugee education. The headliners for “Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees” are: Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and The Milk Carton Kids. For more information and the concert schedule, go to: http://jrsusa.org/news_detail?TN=NEWS-20160906095700.