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October 13, 2019

Along the thousand-plus mile US/Mexico border there is only one place where families who have been separated by immigration policies have the ability to meet. At Friendship Park in Tijuana/ San Diego, the Border Church has committed to holding a binational service ever...

October 13, 2019

"Only Here" is a KPBS podcast about art, culture and life at the Western Hemisphere's busiest border crossing. Host Alan Lilienthal and producer Kinsee Morlan tell stories that could only come from a border town.

Only here can you find a weekly church service that reach...

May 8, 2018

The iconic Friendship Park, located on the border between San Diego and Tijuana, is one of the only places on the border where people from both nations can meet up with friends and loved ones through the border wall.  This primer from Pearson Education shows the evolut...

July 4, 2016

David Bacon reports on another day at Friendship Park for Truth Out saying "I could see the sweep of emotions playing across everyone's faces and in their body language. One minute the grandmother was laughing, and the next there were tears in her eyes. The grandfather...

June 7, 2016

 

CBC News out of Canada visited Friendship Park this past weekend to document the realities of divided families. A great video and article by Kim Brunhuber document his visit.

Watch the Video and Read the Full Article Here

June 6, 2016

ABC News out of Australia visited Friendship Park this weekend and toured the area with Border Patrol as well as spending a Sunday afternoon at the park. The article includes a video with a short interview with John Fanestil, a member of the Friends of Friendship Park...

March 29, 2016

A beautiful video highlights the journey of a family reuniting at Friendship Park. Thanks to The Guardian for this remarkable piece. Read the Entire Accompanying Article "A Wall Apart".

March 22, 2016

Equal Voice News highlights Friendship Park where families can come to reunite. Families travel from around the country to Friendship Park to connect and share news. Over the years, a community has grown around the two parks, which is home to the Binational Friendship...

March 16, 2016

John Fanestil, member of the Friends of Friendship Park Coalition, began serving communion at Friendship Park in 2008, but has been a border advocate for much longer. Barbara Zaragoza shares more detail about John's path that led him to serve each Sunday at Friendship...

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