79.8 F
McAllen
Home Tags La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE)

Tag: La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE)

Photo Gallery: LUPE’s Valdez-Cox overwhelmed by support in bittersweet retirement sendoff

MISSION — The event Friday evening was a celebration of Juanita Valdez-Cox’s legacy and her over 45 years of service and commitment to fighting...

LUPE’s legendary executive director, Juanita Valdez-Cox, retires

SAN JUAN — The hallways of the San Juan office for La Unión del Pueblo Entero are lined with poster boards, newspaper clippings and photographs documenting LUPE and The United Farm Workers’ decorated history of battles and triumphs.

Photo Gallery: Legendary activist Juanita Valdez-Cox looks back on her career with LUPE

SAN JUAN — The hallways of the San Juan office for La Unión del Pueblo Entero are lined with poster boards, newspaper clippings and...

After 25 years, this underserved community in rural Mission now has public lighting

MISSION — Members of La Unión del Pueblo Entero gathered with residents of Pradera Subdivision on Dec. 1 to celebrate the lighting of a rural neighborhood that had long been in the dark.

Valley residents air concerns with legislators on Operation Lone Star

Racial profiling, migrant deaths and traffic stops were among some of the main concerns Rio Grande Valley residents shared with state senators during a hearing held Tuesday to address the impact of Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star.

LUPE to lobby for immigrants, farm workers in Austin, Washington

A San Juan nonprofit is heading to Austin and Washington this week to advocate for immigrants and farm workers.

RGV advocate for immigrants, LGBTQ people honored at White House

SAN JUAN — A local social justice advocate who has devoted much of her time to immigrant and LGBTQ rights was invited to a reception at the White House in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

LUPE urges community to cast vote, beware of misinformation

SAN JUAN — Signs with messages like “power to the pueblo” and “union, perseverancia, voto” were held in the background of Monday’s early voting kickoff press conference at La Union del Pueblo Entero’s headquarters.

Amped up to fix their communities, South Texas colonia residents set priorities for next...

PALMVIEW — The smell of fresh asphalt permeated the Springdale Heights colonia on Friday afternoon as a large construction roller ironed out the wrinkles of the new road leading to the home of Maria Ramos-Quintanilla and her husband, Guillermo Quintanilla.

Photo Gallery: South Texas colonia residents set priorities for next 2 years

Dozens of colonia leaders from Hidalgo, Starr and Cameron counties packed into the La Union del Pueblo Entero, or LUPE, headquarters hall in San...