Mexican Workers Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic

In an article titled: “La pandemia sigue el rastro de la desigualdad en México,” El Pais describes how Covid-19 is affecting workers Mexican workers. The article states Covid-19 crossed over from the United States but it doesn’t mention how other countries contributed to the spread of the virus. https://elpais.com/sociedad/2020-05-19/la-pandemia-sigue-el-rastro-de-la-desigualdad-en-mexico.html?fbclid=IwAR1_IjD4vkGSAJ95FHu5l3NLKGC5mK4GmrDbWnfch9laLbU-XZkfd65JRkk

Evictions: What happens if you have not been able to pay your rent during the pandemic? (Updated)

By Verónica Carbajal Beginning in March, a number of orders were passed to protect tenants from becoming homeless during the pandemic.  Some of those orders have expired.  Below is an explanation of the eviction process during the pandemic. Evictions Self-help evictions are not allowed in Texas, even if you only have a verbal agreement to… Read More Evictions: What happens if you have not been able to pay your rent during the pandemic? (Updated)

El Paso Community College District, Dr. William Serrata’s Virtual Town Hall & A Conversation with the Cabinet, May 13, 2020

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the El Paso Community College District hosted a Town Hall with President Dr. William Serrata which focused on how the district has responded to teaching and learning during this Covid-19 Pandemic.  The one-hour and seven-minute town hall can be seen in its entirety at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUxnlDH4DPc For further information contact James… Read More El Paso Community College District, Dr. William Serrata’s Virtual Town Hall & A Conversation with the Cabinet, May 13, 2020

Media Release: Robert Alexander González named dean of UNM’s School of Architecture and Planning

UNM Newsroom, May 11, 2020 University of New Mexico Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs James Holloway has named Robert Alexander González as dean of the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) effective July 1, 2020. “I am excited to bring Robert González to UNM as our next dean of Architecture and Planning. … Read More Media Release: Robert Alexander González named dean of UNM’s School of Architecture and Planning

Media Release: El Paso advocates, community organizations form coalition and request urgent support from City, County to provide critical relief to those impacted by COVID-19 crisis

MEDIA RELEASE, MAY 10, 2020 Contact: Hannah Hollandbyrd, hhollandbyrd@hopeborder.org El Paso advocates, community organizations form coalition and request urgent support from City, County to provide critical relief to those impacted by COVID-19 crisis EL PASO, TX – A coalition of service organizations and community advocates are asking City and County leaders in El Paso to… Read More Media Release: El Paso advocates, community organizations form coalition and request urgent support from City, County to provide critical relief to those impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations

Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations by Max Grossman County Commissioner Vince Perez of Precinct 3, who is fighting against Iliana Holguin to hold on to his seat, has apparently been fighting another ongoing battle: to keep his driver license. Incredibly, Mr. Perez has been cited… Read More Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations

“Interview with Monica Alfaro from La Familia Del Paso,” by George Zavala

In the following video Disability Advocate George Zavala interviews Monica Alfaro from La Familia Del Paso, a community health organization in El Paso, Texas. George states: “During this time of uncertainty, it’s important to talk about mental health and the resources available in the community.” He added, “La Familia Del Paso has been serving the… Read More “Interview with Monica Alfaro from La Familia Del Paso,” by George Zavala