Insights into a Peace Corps Education

Join CIR on Monday, July 24 to listen to the experiences of Conor Sanchez, a recently returned Peace Corps volunteer, and his counterpart from Nicaragua, Bayron Sandoval. They will share insights into their time working together in Nicaragua, discussing how education, goodwill ambassadorship, and intercultural exchange can make a truly positive impact in the world. When:… Continue Reading

Broken Border continues with Fiesta Buffet & Film: Babel

In keeping with our current series on the Broken Border: Reconnecting the Camino Real, CIR presents a Southwest fiesta buffet prepared by Bumble Bee’s Baja Grill followed by the award-winning film: Babel directed by Mexican film director, producer and screenwriter, Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Mexican author, screenwriter, director and producer, Guillermo Arriaga. Continue Reading

Sci-Fi Classic, SLEEP DEALER, screens at CIR

This 2008 sci-fi classic takes place on the US-Mexico border, and like all good sci-fi focuses on philosophy and the big questions and ideas. The film depicts a dystopian future to explore ways in which technology both oppresses and connects migrants. Continue Reading