Richard and Diane Collins

Diane D. and Richard C. Collins are Native Arizona residents who also lived and worked in El Salvador and Guatemala during the 1970-80s for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U. S. Embassy where they witnessed the poverty, disease, violence, and inequities that are the root causes of much of today’s turmoil on the United States-Mexico border.

Since the mid-1980s, they have owned and operated farms and ranches on the Arizona borderlands and currently live in Sonoita, AZ.  Author of an award-winning multi-cultural book on the borderlands.