CAREM is authorized by the Mexican government as a tax-deductible charity and is audited annually by a licensed Certified Accounting firm.
Through the dedication of its volunteers, CAREM raises funds to sponsor cultural events and lectures, carry out projects and programs, maintain a growing research library and build the infrastructure needed to carry out all these activities in the city of Tecate, B.C. As a Mexican civil association 100% of funds raised go toward meeting our mission to identify, protect, preserve, restore, and present to the public the historical and cultural heritage of Baja California, Mexico.
CAREM's realm of activities and interests encompass the entire State of Baja California. CAREM members and supporters may be found in Ensenada, Mexicali, and Tijuana/Rosarito. CAREM meets with supporters in each area of Baja California once a year to coordinate local projects. CAREM's supporters also include U.S. and other international citizens who support the goals of CAREM and participate in a variety of ways.
For over 10 years, CAREM has built partnerships with a variety of people and organizations of the Tecate area and the larger binational region to work toward its mission of historical preservation in Baja California.
Some of the collaborating organizations include:
- Secretaría de Turismo del Estado de Baja California
- Tecate Pueblo Mágico
- Rancho Ojai
- Rancho La Puerta
- The International Community Foundation of San Diego
- Somos Web
All officers, directors, and committee members are volunteers who freely contribute their time, energy and resources. CAREM's Board of Directors—consisting of the officers, major program coordinators and committee members—meet monthly to monitor progress on projects and perform all duties required of the association.
CAREM’s facilities (office, library and TECATE COMMUNITY MUSEUM are located at: Calle Tlaloc #400, Col. Cuauhtemoc, Tecate, B. C., México.