The COVID-19 Pandemic is hurting libraries and library workers. Cities are responding by furloughing workers which will have long-lasting effects on our communities. Friends of the Library groups in El Paso have joined together to show solidarity in support of libraries and library workers. This series will feature voices from community members who believe Libraries are… Read More Reopen El Paso Public Libraries
El Paso, TX – On Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. local educators, school staff, unions and community organizations will lead a caravan and teach-in to advocate for an adequate COVID-19 safety plan at the YISD Administrative Offices, located at 9600 Sims Drive. The local action is in unity and solidarity with the nation-wide effort Demand… Read More FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Protect Teachers, Students & Families, Reopen Schools SAFELY for the Community
By Isela Acihuatl Laca The initial Calaveras appeared and were published in 1879, for those that may be uncertain of what a literary Calavera may be. The newspaper El Socialista de Guadalajara published the first Calaveras that, during those times, were frequently censored because they were perceived as a means to express political and social… Read More Calavera Time!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE El Paso, TX – On Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. local educators, school staff, unions and community organizations will lead a caravan and teach-in to advocate for an adequate COVID-19 safety plan at the EPISD Administrative Offices, located at 6531 Boeing. The local action is in unity and solidarity with… Read More Reopening Schools Safely for the Community
As the numbers of COVID cases in El Paso continue to decline more and more, activities are beginning to be allowed with various restrictions for safety. Our churches have resumed services, some schools are having in person classes, football games are being played, and restaurants have certainly started to see more customers. Libraries across Texas and the… Read More We need your help…
By Xavier Miranda, EPISD Teacher, EPAFT member, DSA member, El Paso Grassroots Chief Academics Officer Tamekia Brown of EPISD, will host a live chat, specifically for EPISD Teachers and answer questions about the return to school. It is scheduled for Friday, September 25, 2020 from 4 PM to 4:30 PM. Considering that the County of… Read More EPISD Teachers Live Chat, Friday, September 25, 2020 from 4 PM to 4:30 PM.
El Paso, TX- On Monday, September 21, 2020 Sunrise El Paso and local climate action advocacy groups invite the press and public to a COVID-safe demonstration to oppose the proposed “Newman 6” 228 MW fracked-gas plant in El Paso at 5:30 pm at San Jacinto Plaza, 114 W Mills Ave, El Paso, TX 79901. Speakers… Read More FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
By Maria R. Perez, MSSW As our society—our world—continues to struggle with issues of human rights and equality, the DNA and ancestry markets are booming. Somewhat of an irony, I dare say. Now more than ever, we see advertisements for DNA kits; TV shows depicting ancestral roots of celebrities; documentaries on stolen babies; the reunion… Read More Your DNA – To Test or Not to Test
PARA LA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATAALTO A LA PERSECUCION POLITICA DE SUSANA PRIETO TERRAZAS. ¡DEFENDER DERECHOS LABORALES NO ES DELITO! EL PASO, TX- Obreros viviendo en Estados Unidos, apoyenos en la protesta en contra de los narcogobernadores Francisco Javier Garcia Cabeza DeVaca y Javier Corral Jurado este jueves 17 de septiembre a las 10 AM en en Consulado… Read More Press Release – Against the Persecution of Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas
By María Eugenia Trillo, Ph.D. Community, barrio, neighborhood, hood, Second Ward, South Side, El Segundo. Each of these terms evokes a different image and feeling. Río Linda is a diaspora community, one of three unique communities that were forced to uproot themselves and disperse in more than five thousand pieces to the four winds. September… Read More Río Linda…a community of the Chamizal – forever