DescolonizARTE Youth Art Showcase & Mural Reveal in Chaparral, NM 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Empowerment Congress of Dona Ana County  Contact Bernice Barrientos, 575-312-7826  May 4, 2021   DescolonizARTE Youth Art Showcase & Mural Reveal in Chaparral, NM  Chaparral, New Mexico: The Empowerment Congress announced today the completion of the spring 2021  DescolonizARTE workshops in art and social justice with colonia youth from Chaparral and Anthony, NM.… Read More DescolonizARTE Youth Art Showcase & Mural Reveal in Chaparral, NM 

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Arts: Will Creatives Receive the “Once-in-a-lifetime-funding?”

By Miguel Juárez, PhD On March 11, 2021, the third major pandemic aid law titled the “American Rescue Plan,” was signed into law by President Joe Biden.  This pandemic aid law aims to be different.  It hopes to have “more accountability, eligibility and reporting requirements than previous aid packages.”  The first pandemic aid law, the… Read More The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Arts: Will Creatives Receive the “Once-in-a-lifetime-funding?”

El Paso Women’s History Timeline, One Version, March 1, 2021

By Eva Ross 1889   Nelly Bly visits El Paso and Mexico writes pamphlet Six Months in Mexico. 1892   Sisters of St.Vicent de Paul purchase land for Hotel Dieu Hospital in El Paso, TX. 1894   Mary I. Stanton establishes first children’s library in the U.S in El Paso, TX.       1909    YWCA opened in… Read More El Paso Women’s History Timeline, One Version, March 1, 2021

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