February 1, 2017 | The Rag Blog| Showing Solidarity at the Border 

February 25, 2017 | The Daily Texan | No Ban, No Wall Rally at Capitol Supports Immigrants, Refugees Under Trump Administration 

April 18, 2017 | ¡Ahora Sí! | ¿Muros o puentes? El futuro del comercio y la inmigración en evento UT

June 2017 | The Texas Observer | Both Sides of the U.S.-Mexico Border Want to Renegotiate NAFTA

July 18, 2017 |  Texas Tribune | Workers' Rights Groups Seeks to Highlight the Other Side of NAFTA

July 18, 2017 | Spectrum News Austin | Activists say NAFTA must go; urge Trump to withdraw    

September 25, 2017 | Chucopedia | Trump Issues Dominate Texas Tribune Festival

October 1, 2017 | The Daily Texan | Students Should Get Involved in Organizations with Ties Outside the University

October 1, 2017 | Spectrum News Austin | In Focus: NAFTA's Shortfalls 

November 3, 2017 | Orange Magazine | Luchando Injusticia: A Labor of Love


March 2, 2016 | Austin-American Statesman: ¡Ahora Sí! | Obreras de maquiladora en la frontera hablarán sobre empoderamiento

May 31, 2016 | Yes! Magazine | Immigrant Moms Were Told They Can’t Have Jobs—So They Started Their Own Tamale Co-op Cooperativa Posada made its debut selling tamales and coffee at ATCF's Women and Fair Trade Festival in November 2015. This piece was reprinted by Truthout on June 11, 2016. 

Nov. 12, 2016 | 91.7 FM KOOP Radio's People United | Women and Fair Trade 2016 | Conversation with ATCF and the Texas Fair Trade Coalition members about free trade versus fair trade. For audio archive, click here.

Nov. 18, 2016 | The Daily Texan | Austin's Annual Women and Fair Trade Festival Offers Handmade Good from Around the World | Featuring ATCF Education Coordinator Cristina Gonzalez


September 2015 | The Institute for Transnational Social Change | An International Delegation Puts Pressure on a Giant Maquiladora in Ciudad Acuña As part of the September issue on international solidarity campaigns: "your liberation is linked to mine"


February 3, 2014 | Fellowship of Reconciliation | Lessons on Organizing, Courtesy of Mexican Working Women Susana Pimiento, a January 2014 delegate, wrote her personal impression of the delegation.

November 23, 2014 | The Daily Texan | Guest Speaker Gives Talk on Weaving, Empowerment  The speaker is the president of Jolom Mayaetik, a women’s weaving cooperative in Chiapas, Mexico (and ATCF partner)

December 8, 2014 | Women and Fair Trade Festival reportage video by Elena Mejia. 


March 4, 2013 | | Over 400 Groups Urge New Direction in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

April 28, 2013 | El Zócalo Saltillo | Deportan a 8 a EU por intervenir en sindicato

May 1, 2013 | Texas Civil Rights Review | Mexican Border Officials Deport U.S. Citizens on Eve of Obama’s Visit coverage of the deportation and detention of an ATCF Border Delegation

December 13, 2013 | KOOP Radio's People United | Women & Fair Trade Festival: Poetry Concierto


March 16, 2012 | The Austin Chronicle | Bicycles for Justice: Austin collective builds bikes to donate to others 

October 19, 2012 | The Daily Texan | Four UT students travel to Mexico, work to raise awareness about working conditions


June 24, 2010 | Democracy Now! | EE.UU./México: Experiencias alternativas en zona de maquilas Interviews with ATCF co-founder, Josefina Castillo & Fuerza Unida co-founder, Viola Cáceres

American Friends Service Committee | Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera: Forging Relationships Across Borders



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April 27, 2017 - Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera's Binational Forum "When Walls Become Bridges" - Featuring Elvia Rosales Arriola, ED of Women on the Border, Inc. 

Dec. 15, 2016 | VimeoEnd of the Year Donor Video | 3min

Aug. 8 2014 | You TubeDelegates Deported from Ciudad Acuña | 4min

July 17, 2014 | You Tube | Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera | 4min 

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