PHARR, RGV - The City of Pharr, PSJA ISD, and UT-Rio Grande Valley have joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas to sign a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at reducing the Rio Grande Valley’s digital divide. The MOU sets forth...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Congressman Rubén Hinojosa has had a strong bond with La Unión del Pueblo Entero and the farmworkers movement for decades. He has participated in marches with farm workers, authored legislation in support of colonia residents, and...
SAN JUAN, RGV - There has been a surge of activity this year among immigrants wishing to become U.S. citizens, La Unión del Pueblo Entero reports. The non-profit, non-partisan, community group that assists colonia and low-income families has helped 446...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Rio Grande Valley Equal Voice Network hosted a regional summit 2016, or cumbre regional de 2016, Sept. 24 featuring the collaboration of seven different working groups made up of several local community organizations. Rio Grande Valley Equal...
  ALAMO, RGV - Many low-income residents in the Rio Grande Valley do not secure disaster aid or relief when natural disasters or an emergency crisis are in full swing, particularly those living in colonias. These residents will soon get the...
INDIAN HILLS, RGV - Hidalgo County Commissioner A.C. Cuellar classified the roads in Indian Hills East as the worst in Precinct 1. The streets were so badly torn up that school buses would not enter the 600-family colonia, which lies...
DONNA, RGV - The North Alamo Supply Corporation has received a $1.89 million grant to fund a regional treatment and wastewater collection system that will improve the quality of life for 1,600-plus colonia residents northwest of Donna. The total project...
  SAN JUAN, RGV - La Unión del Pueblo Entero recently secured two major legal victories, one related to birth certificates for babies born in Texas to undocumented mothers, and the other related to voter identification laws. In both cases, LUPE,...
EDINBURG, RGV - A new mobile health clinic purchased by UT-Rio Grande Valley thanks to a grant from United Health Foundation cost $425,000. Linda S. Nelson, senior director of clinical operations for the UTRGV School of Medicine, says the expenditure...
Young people informing their community about environmental problems, presenting about their experiences with dual credit classes in high school, and organizing field trips to a local college – all of these are aspects of leadership modeled by youths from...

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