BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation is urging the business community to take a survey about broadband connectivity in the city. As first reported in The Rio Grande Guardian, Lit Communities has...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The next step in moving Brownsville away from the bottom of the digital divide table is to conduct a comprehensive survey on just how bad the situation is. Lit Communities has...
EDINBURG, Texas - The outgoing executive director of Region One Education Service Center says the digital divide in the Rio Grande Valley should be considered a “major crisis.” Cornelio Gonzalez retires at the end...
LA JOYA, Texas – The summer camps put on by FIRST RGV to give students the chance to build robots would sometimes draw hundreds of attendees. One of the main features of our success...
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...
I’ve lived my entire life in the Rio Grande Valley. I was born and raised in Brownsville, graduated from Brownsville High School, attended college here, and I’ve served as a police officer in Cameron County for the past...
At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the city of Pharr acted quickly to flatten the curve and mitigate the spread of the virus. Having already witnessed the devastating effects of COVID-19 in other...
MCALLEN, Texas - According to a report by Connected Nation, “Rural Broadband: A Texas Tour,” 1.8 million Texans, most of them in rural areas, don’t have high-speed internet access. Dr. Steven Johnson, chancellor of...
FIRST RGV, INC was founded back in 2015 by three individuals with a distinct mission to amplify the power of FIRST robotics in the Rio Grande Valley through local representation.  At the time, FIRST...
LA JOYA, Texas - La Joya ISD is fitting more school buses with wifi so that students living in colonias and rural parts of the district can sit alongside the buses and do their homework.

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