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 IAF from 1999 to 2008 when she became one of...
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 Bill 2452 and Senate Joint Resolution...
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 and supporters of the organization attended...
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 higher in 2020 because there is...
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...

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