La Raza Unida Party Convention in El Paso, Texas, 1972

By Miguel Juárez Introduction One of the most highly recognized images of 1972 La Raza Unida Party Convention in El Paso in 1972 is a black and white photograph taken by Los Angeles Photographer Oscar Castillo, at the El Paso County Coliseum on September 4th.  The photograph features three of the leaders of the party… Read More La Raza Unida Party Convention in El Paso, Texas, 1972

Dov E. Kupfer, Documenting the Gay Community in El Paso, Texas

Dov E. Kupfer, AIFD, CFD, was born and raised in El Paso, Texas.  He was an inquisitive and artistic child. He attended Mesita Elementary School, El Paso High School, and the University of Texas at El Paso.  He said he was motivated to go into teaching is a second profession. He received his Bachelor of… Read More Dov E. Kupfer, Documenting the Gay Community in El Paso, Texas

Libertad Para Susana: Remarks at a Press Conference in El Paso, June 20, 2020

By Kathleen (Kathy) Staudt, PhD. I am here to speak with you about lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas who has worked tirelessly for the rights of workers and the improvement of their meager wages at the hundreds of foreign-owned factories—maquiladoras—in Mexico’s northern borderlands, specifically in Cd. Juárez and in Matamoros. Susana is a political prisoner, and… Read More Libertad Para Susana: Remarks at a Press Conference in El Paso, June 20, 2020

El Paso Parents Sue School District to Reopen – Rebuild Schools in Chamizal Neighborhood

Contact: Paulina Almanza, TRLA Attorney, (915) 271-4361, palmanza@trla.org  Hilda Villegas, Familias Unidas Por La Educación, (915) 222-1977, hvillegas63@yahoo.com  Robert Elder, TRLA Communications Director, (512) 374-2764, relder@trla.org  EL PASO, Texas — Parents in the Chamizal neighborhood on June 15 sued the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) to reopen two Beall and Burleson elementary schools and force the school district to pay for critical… Read More El Paso Parents Sue School District to Reopen – Rebuild Schools in Chamizal Neighborhood