The above Zoom conversation features Thomas Ray Garcia, co-founder of the College Scholarship Leadership Access Program and Rio Grande Guardian editor Steve Taylor. ALAMO, Texas - A nonprofit that was...
ALAMO, Texas - Arise Adelante has won praise for helping colonia families navigate the digital divide during the coronavirus-induced school shutdown. The community group connected with the College Scholarship Leadership Access Program, a nonprofit which...
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...
Having access to clean, potable water, indoor plumbing and a wastewater system is something many Texans take for granted. However, thousands of Texans, mostly living along the Texas-Mexico border in colonias lack these basic amenities....
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, Texas - La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) celebrated the first day of self-reporting for the 2020 census with a census-themed health and informational fair. Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau and...
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...
MCALLEN, RGV – Sister Christine Stephens, a key player in the Industrial Areas Foundation, passed away last week at the age of 78 years. Stephens served on the National Executive Committee of IAF from...
San Antonio, Texas - Sister Christine Stephens, a key player in the Industrial Areas Foundation, has passed away. She was 78 years old. Stephens served on the National Executive Committee of...
SAN JUAN, Texas - La Unión del Pueblo Entero is stopping its block walking of colonias in support of Census 2020 due to concerns about the coronavirus. Instead, the nonprofit that assists immigrant and...

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