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Justice for Jorge
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Commentary: A Reckoning in the RGV Starts with the Murder of Jorge Gonzalez

One Year After George Floyd’s Murder, A Reckoning in the RGV Starts with the Murder of Jorge Gonzalez by the Hidalgo County Sherif’s Department. This May 30th, Jorge would’ve turned 24 years old. His son, Jason, will grow up without a father. And his mother, sister, and wife will forever feel a void where his smile and warmth used to be.

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Frontera Fund
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Frontera Fund Raises $10,000 for Abortion Access

The bake sale, we call it “Bake-A-Thon” is one of our many projects to raise money for our annual “Fund-A-Thon” fundraiser.
So this is our second year doing a no contact bake sale, where bakers from all over the valley
basically bake out of their homes. It’s pretty free rein at everyone’s own capacity, make their own menus and prices, and to pick up delivery.

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The Myth of Affordable Housing

When compared to other metropolitan areas in the state, homeownership in the Rio Grande Valley is high and home prices are substantially lower. To outsiders and individuals in higher income brackets, this creates a false impression of an accessible and affordable housing market, – a myth of affordability.

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Rio Grande Valley Against SpaceX

Criticisms against SpaceX have increased online as residents of Boca Chica and the surrounding area are raising concerns about the environmental impact and political issues such as economic inequity and gentrification.

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Trucha En La Lucha from Rio Grande Valley
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Trucha En La Lucha 1

Transcription by Gisela Zuniga Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn  BEATRIX: Hi folks this is Kween Beatrix and welcome

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Beyond the Storm

Interviews conducted by the Trucha team, featuring Alyssa, Charlie, Thania, Michelle, and Marco Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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