Reopen El Paso Public Libraries

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Protect Teachers, Students & Families, Reopen Schools SAFELY for the Community

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

Calavera Time!

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!

EPISD Teachers Live Chat, Friday, September 25, 2020 from 4 PM to 4:30 PM.

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.

Press Release – Against the Persecution of Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas

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

Río Linda…a community of the Chamizal – forever

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