Valley Interfaith leaders recognize Democratic Senators Eddie Lucio, Jr and Juan Hinojosa, and Republican Senator Charles Perry from Lubbock, for their efforts to generate investment in South Texas’ poorest families.   They authored Senate...
EDINBURG, RGV – ARISE, a community group that assists low-income families in the Rio Grande Valley, is asking Hidalgo County commissioners to pump $500,000 into a colonia streets lighting program. Around three dozen members...
EDINBURG, RGV - During Census 2010, around 30 percent of colonia residents in Hidalgo County were not counted, according to estimates. A leader with La Unión del Pueblo Entero says that percentage could be...
EDINBURG, RGV - Community groups are urging voters in Hidalgo County to support a $190 million of dollars to improve drainage systems. Various groups in the RGV Equal Voice Network also praised Hidalgo County for modifying the Model Subdivision Rules...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dozens of members of La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) and A Resource in Serving Equality (ARISE) delivered a petition signed by 2,112 people to Hidalgo County Commissioners on Tuesday. The petition requested Commissioners Court make a...
WESLACO, RGV - Ann Williams Cass, executive director of Proyecto Azteca and chair of the RGV Equal Voice Network Housing Group, says a Senate committee wasn’t really looking for solutions for affordable housing. Last Thursday, May 31, the Pharr Events...
SAN BENITO, RGV - The timing of it is purely coincidental but just as President Trump confirmed increased militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border - with the deployment of an as yet unknown number of National Guard troops - La...
MCALLEN, RGV - Carlos Cascos, former Cameron County Judge and the 110th Secretary of State of Texas, supports further investment to improve the living conditions of the colonias. Cascos was featured in one of Rio Grande Guardian’s “Conversation with the...
LAS MILPAS, RGV - Bishop Daniel Flores will bless the new South Pharr Development and Research Center on Tuesday. The facility, which includes a public library and recreation center, was officially opened by Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez and the Pharr...
DONNA, RGV - As the Rio Grande Valley continues to grow, civil and business leaders must recognize the importance of developing not just a skilled workforce but also a healthy one. This is the view of Salomon Torres, program manager...

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