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  • Historical Marker Unveiling - 1966 Farmworker Strike & March

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    You are cordially invited to join us for the dedication & unveiling of the Historical Marker honoring the 1966 Farm worker Strike and March.

    In the Summer of 1966, hundreds of men, women and children harvesting cantaloupes in Starr County organized with the United Farm Workers and demanded growers raise wages from .40 cents to $1.25 an hour. on July 4, 1966 strikers began a peaceful 400 mile march to Austin, TX. On July 7, Mayor Al Ramirez greeted the marchers passing through the city of Edinburg on their way to a mass at the shrine of Our Lady of San Juan served by Bishop Humberto Madeiros. Farm workers continued through Weslaco, Edcouch-Elsa, and other South Texas communities towards the state capitol where they were received by hundreds of supporters.
    Join us for the unveiling of a historical maker on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10am at the Hidalgo County Courtyard.

    WHEN
    March 31, 2017 at 10am
    WHERE
    Hidalgo County Courthouse
    100 N Closner Blvd
    Edinburg, TX 78539
    United States
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  • 14th Annual Cesar Chavez March / Marcha Anual de Cesar Chavez

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    Join La Union del Pueblo Entero for the 14th Annual Cesar Chavez March in the Rio Grande Valley! Join us in commemorating our founder, Cesar Chavez, and marching for Community Resistance. The march is open for all community members. Join us for food, raffles, music, and the first 600 people present will receive a free T-Shirt!

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    ¡Únase a la 14a Marcha Anual de Cesar Chavez de La Unión del Pueblo Entero! Venga a conmemorar a nuestro fundador, Cesar Chavez, y a marchar por Resistencia Comunitaria. La marcha esta abierta para toda la comunidad. Habrá comida, rifas, música, y las primeras 600 persona presentes recibirán una playera gratis.

    WHEN
    April 01, 2017 at 9am
    WHERE
    San Juan Municipal Park
    623 W 1st St
    San Juan, TX 78589
    United States
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  • Pledge to Vote for Prop 1 for a Healthy Hidalgo County!


    13932792_830177497126796_1537170320717563709_n.jpgAs a community union founded by farmworker leader Cesar Chavez, La Union del Pueblo Entero has the privilege of responding to the needs of some of the most humble members of our community: colonia residents working to improve the quality of their neighborhoods, immigrants working to provide a better life for their families, low-income parents working to pave the road toward opportunity so that one day their children are better off than they are. It is a joy to work with these dedicated, hardworking community members toward the goal of creating a better Rio Grande Valley where all have access to opportunity. But standing in the way of that opportunity is our county’s dismal access to healthcare.

    We want to see the Rio Grande Valley thrive, but without strong health care services, including specialty care not available here, we can’t reach our potential as a region. It is a joy to work with these dedicated, hardworking community members toward the goal of creating a better Rio Grande Valley where all have access to opportunity. But standing in the way of that opportunity is our county’s dismal access to healthcare.

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    Add your name now to say, "I pledge to vote for Prop 1 in Hidalgo County!"

    Learn more at HealthyHidalgoCounty.com.

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  • Petition: I Stand with the President on Administrative Relief

    Add your signature in support of the President's action on immigration. We'll deliver your signature to elected officials at the end of our campaign.

     

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    Petition: I Stand with the President on Administrative Relief

    Petition text:

    The President's Immigration Action is good for Texas and good for our nation. I urge you to continue your support for, or end your opposition to, the President’s Administrative Relief program.

    Petition will be sent to:

    RGV Delegation to the Texas Legislature
    Texas Governor
    Texas Lt. Governor

    Texas Attorney General
    RGV Members of Congress
    US Senators from Texas

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  • commented on Don't Deport Children to Death 2014-07-16 16:10:22 -0500
    I called and told them everyone deserves a due process. These children are fleeing for their lives, it’s time for the US Government to join in solidarity with their fear.