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Vaccination begins for 50,000 maquiladora workers

We are proud to announce that our vaccination program for workers in the Ciudad Juárez maquiladora industry continues to move forward. At a press conference on July 6, El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego announced the program to vaccinate 50,000 maquiladora workers at the El Tornillo, Texas border crossing, some 40 miles east of El […]

First Contact: COVID-19 Care and Prevention

On December 21, 2020, we launched the First Contact: COVID-19 Care and Prevention program and have tested more than 1,000 people in Cd. Juárez suspected of having COVID-19. This is a six-month strategic partnership program executed by USMC A.C., Fundación del Empresariado Chihuahuense, A.C. (FECHAC) in Ciudad Juárez, United Way Chihuahua, and companies that have […]

Adopt a Teacher

One of the causes we support at USMC is the Ciudad Juárez Esperanza Azteca Symphony Orchestra. All told, there are more than 80 Esperanza Azteca Symphony Orchestras in Mexico. The Adopt a Teacher program raises funds to help pay the salaries of teachers working with this organization in Ciudad Juárez. Some of the orchestra’s achievements […]

Virtual City Science Summit

The Power of Without The City Science Summit is an annual gathering of the City Science Network and other thought leaders in the fields of urban science, planning, computer science, policy and decision making, social sciences and rapid urbanization. The event, held on October 7-9, 2020, was titled The Power of Without and focused on strategies for […]

Message from our President in the 1990s

We share this video from the 1990s, where our president appears along with other prominent figures of the time, including Agnes Gund, president of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA); Joseph Polisi, president of the Julliard School; and Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation. Since then, Cecilia Levine has emphasized the importance of binational […]