The Consequences of SB 4

Illustration of police cars with lights on as they pass a sign that reads, “Welcome to Texas.”

Texas Senate Bill 4 raises alarms for the Rio Grande Valley community, potentially exposing them to racial profiling and increased policing. Check out the full article for an in-depth analysis and ramifications of SB 4.

Heat Dome Puts Farm Workers At Risk

The current heat dome in Texas has daily temperatures in the triple digits, putting millions of people and workers at risk of heat-related illnesses.

Roots Break Walls Part II: Rooting Abundance

The second Roots Break Walls workshop will continue the conversation on interdependence at the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands on April 8th from 5:30 – 8 pm. Participants will learn a brief history of the native environment and learn to identify plants in our region.

Como La Raíz Comienza

On Saturday, March 25, La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and partaking in its 20th Annual Cesar Chavez March! Founded in 1989 and established in 2003 in the RGV, LUPE became a community union that uplifted low-income communities through organizing and advocating for social issues.

The Radical Root

Be a radical radicle and join our Roots Break Walls Campaign! Our first workshop explores identity, conservation, and healing remedies through art and poetry. Join us on March 11th from 1-4 PM at the National Butterfly Center.

Volunteer To Help Immigrant Children Affected By Title 42

This month, President Biden announced the expansion of Title 42, which will deny asylum to immigrants from Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, and Nicaragua. In response, The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights is working hard to advocate for the rights and interests of immigrant children affected through their Child Advocate Program.

Why You Should Listen to Valle De Sueños

Valle de Sueños is a local, bilingual podcast focused on the stories of activists & migrants who fought to end the inhumane treatment and dismantle the Matamoros encampment along our border under the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy.