**CAMPO BORDER ACTION ALERT – PLEASE POST WIDELY**
WHAT: March – Protest – Action – Fiesta – in CAMPO
against the California Minutemen. Send the Minutemen
packing! Stand up against the violence of the border!
ALSO: To help people crossing the desert – DONATE
water (gallon or more sealed containers) and food (dry
goods, canned goods with pop tops, peanut butter) –
DROP OFF AT PRESS CONFERENCE OR CARAVAN DEPARTURE
POINT (see events and travel schedules below)
WHEN: This Saturday/Sunday, August 6-7 (see events
WHERE: Campo, CA – 60 miles east of San Diego on Route
94, 12 miles off I-8 (see directions below)
HOW: Carpool/caravan/donation drop off, LA (see travel
WHY: The “California Minutemen” (Border Patrol
Auxiliary) have had a miserable time during their
border action in Campo because people stood up against
them – starting on July 16 and continuing to today.
THIS WEEKEND WILL BE THEIR LAST WEEKEND IN CAMPO.
Gente Unida in San Diego and other activists involved
in the struggle along the US/Mexican border have
called for a Good Riddance Goodbye Party/Protest/March
on August 6 to send the Minutemen packing. Actions,
including humanitarian actions, will continue into
BRING: Signs, sun protection, food and water, chairs,
loud voices, good shoes, a hat. If you’re staying
overnight Saturday, bring clothes for COOL NIGHTS
CALLED BY: Gente Unida, SD; Tierra es de Todos
Coalition, LA/Inland Empire/OC; supporting
organizations and individuals
MORE INFO: email
ANTI-MINUTEMEN EVENTS IN LA & CAMPO
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4
5:30 pm – Press Conference about August 6-7 Good
Riddance Protest/Fiesta in Campo, CA; Also a food drop
off for desert humanitarian efforts. Downtown LA.
Address to be announced. DROP OFF FOOD/WATER
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
12 noon – Bi-national meeting regarding shootings at
border involving Border Patrol Auxiliary. Tecate, MX.
4:00 pm – Gather for march/protest against the
Minutemen, the violence of the border, and
anti-immigrant racism and scapegoating. Campo, CA.
Rally point TBA.
Later – Continuing actions and music under the desert
sky. Campo, CA.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7
Morning – Humanitarian actions. Location and plans
TRAVEL FROM LA
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
Caravan/carpool – LEAVE FROM the intersection of First
and Alameda Streets, downtown LA. Look for a banner
saying, “Quermos Un Mundo Sin Fronteras.” Unmonitored
parking (for a few bucks) is available on the
northeast corner off Alameda.
LEAVE AT 8:00 am, Saturday morning – to go to the
bi-national meeting in Tecate and then to Campo
OR 11:00 am, Saturday morning – to go straight to
Campo for the march/protest/rally/fiesta
FOOD DROP OFF 10:00 – 11:00 am, Saturday morning at
First and Alameda Streets.
Some cars will be staying overnight, some will return
to LA on Saturday night.
If you have gear, there is open-country camping there.
Everyone’s welcome! Bring supplies and good humor.
DIRECTIONS TO CAMP IN CAMPO FROM LA
Depending on when you’re traveling…
I-5 south to the 805 south
805 south to the 8 east
I-15 south from San Bernadino to the 8 east
8 east to Buckman Springs Road
Buckman Springs Road south to Rt 94
RIGHT on 94 toward Campo
LEFT off 94 onto Forest Gate Road
FOLLOW Forest Gate Road past the Border Patrol
Station. It will turn into a dirt road.
STRAIGHT ON DIRT ROAD – TOWARD THE BORDER FENCE.
You will come to the camp at the terminus of the
Pacific Crest Trail.