UC San Diego Receives $1M Grant from Mellon Foundation to Expand Cross-Border Work

By Grace Sevilla for the UC San Diego News Center on April 3, 2017

In an era of wall-building, they are breaking boundaries and engineering bridges...UC San Diego professors Fonna Forman and Teddy Cruz are creating links between the university and marginalized communities straddling the U.S.-Mexico border. Where some see chaos and crisis, Cruz and Forman see the future...

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Image Credit:
Photo of UC San Diego students in the 2015 Summer Field Internship at the Jardin Binacional de Plantas Nativas that is cultivated on both sides of the border fence at Friendship Park. Photo by Fonna Forman and Teddy Cruz.
Photo is courtesy of the UC San Diego News Center.

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