SEEDS for Change: Learning Without Borders

SEEDS for Change, in collaboration with Mount Allison University and Framingham State University, are pleased to host las Krudxs Cubensi, as part of the Learning Without Border Initiative. Please share it among interested parties. Topic: Maternizando lo patriarcado (event in Spanish) Date: Thursday, February 25th, 2021 Time: 2:30pm (Atlantic Time, Canada) Registration is required:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUuc-6orjMiHtd8C1YRVf5LaR38oxVzYBhh About Las… Read More SEEDS for Change: Learning Without Borders

WILL Empower is now recruiting the next generation of activists and apprenticeship host sites in preparation for its Fall 2021 class of apprentices

The WILL Empower Apprenticeship Program is a paid opportunity for recent college graduates and rank-and-file activists to explore what it’s like to work for the labor and workers’ justice movement, and to gain the skills and knowledge needed to begin making a difference.  The Apprenticeship Program allows movement organizations to invest in the next generation… Read More WILL Empower is now recruiting the next generation of activists and apprenticeship host sites in preparation for its Fall 2021 class of apprentices

DHS Announces Process to Address Individuals in Mexico with Active MPP Cases

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs DHS Announces Process to Address Individuals in Mexico with Active MPP Cases WASHINGTON – Building on a series of Executive Orders last week, the Biden Administration is announcing another step in our phased strategy to reform the nation’s immigration system. Beginning on February 19, the Department… Read More DHS Announces Process to Address Individuals in Mexico with Active MPP Cases

Curbside service is NOT “re-opening the libraries!”

By Marshall Carter-Tripp We are currently being urged to ask for curbside delivery of a book, to show our interest and support for the libraries. Let’s consider what this might mean.  People with inadequate access to the internet, in many poor neighborhoods of El Paso, are unable to locate books and order them.  And if… Read More Curbside service is NOT “re-opening the libraries!”

To Whomever It May Concern, and I hope it concerns you all!

By Vona Van Cleef I am writing, once again, about what seems to be the City’s policy of cutting corners on El Paso’s cultural amenities and educational opportunities. For what? Spray parks? This seems a bit frivolous, doesn’t it, when libraries and museums are closed for want of funds? The latest assault on culture and… Read More To Whomever It May Concern, and I hope it concerns you all!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHAMIZAL PARENTS HIGHLY CONCERNED EPISD DOES NOT HAVE THE CAPACITY TO OPEN SAFE SCHOOLS Douglass parents will hold a Press Conference Friday January 29, 2021 at 1pm via Zoom, to Demand Safe Schools! Children have returned to school in Douglas without a good health plan and this puts our entire community at risk. They are not… Read More FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sergio Troncoso Donates his Archive to The Wittliff

RELEASED January 27, 2021 SAN MARCOS, TX – Award-winning author Sergio Troncoso, a son of Mexican immigrants who is now regarded as a major American writer from the American Southwest, has donated his literary papers to the Wittliff Collections. Born and raised in the El Paso neighborhood of Ysleta, Troncoso is a novelist, essayist, and… Read More Sergio Troncoso Donates his Archive to The Wittliff

WOLA Statement – Reported Massacre of 19 People Underscores Dangers Faced by Migrants in Mexico

U.S. and Mexico Must Work Jointly to Restore Asylum Access and Center Human Rights, Safety in Migration Policies January 26, 2021 WOLA condemns and expresses its profound sorrow at the discovery of 19 murder victims in a burned truck in the northern Mexican border state of Tamaulipas on January 22. The victims are believed to be Guatemalan migrants, based… Read More WOLA Statement – Reported Massacre of 19 People Underscores Dangers Faced by Migrants in Mexico

LULAC Welcomes President Biden’s Immigration Plan

Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Says Help for 11-Million Immigrants and Other Executive Actions Long Overdue WASHINGTON, D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) has issued the following statement on President Biden’s executive actions proposing new laws that will give undocumented immigrants the chance to become citizens and create… Read More LULAC Welcomes President Biden’s Immigration Plan

Furloughed City Employees Deserve to Know When They can Return to Work

By Rosemary Neil Tomorrow I will mail my check in payment for my property taxes.  With that in mind, I would like to know the timeline for the restoration of library services, which I consider essential for a well-managed city. Quality of life services were gutted by our city to address revenue shortfalls.  Ten months… Read More Furloughed City Employees Deserve to Know When They can Return to Work