Socorro Perales

Community Organizing in the RGV, Texas, Socorro Perales, Jason Lowry

Valley Interfaith Secures Streetlights in Olmito Colonia

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Brownsville Herald

A crowd of leaders gathered near a newly installed streetlight in the Olmito colonia as Father Hector Cruz of Our Heavenly Father Catholic Church sprinkled it with holy water. Read more about Valley Interfaith Secures Streetlights in Olmito Colonia

Valley Interfaith

Texas IAF, Community Organizing in the Rio Grande Valley, Socorro Perales

Valley Interfaith Shakes Up Pharr Election; Parks & Libraries at Stake

Monday, May 18, 2015
Rio Grande Guardian & Brownsville Herald

"In the recent Pharr City Commission election, Valley Interfaith leaders knew the races were likely to be close. They calculated that if they turned out their supporters and members, particularly in south Pharr, they could impact the election and thus have leverage on which policies get implemented.” Read more about Valley Interfaith Shakes Up Pharr Election; Parks & Libraries at Stake

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DAPA, DACAm Executive Order, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Socorro Perales

Valley Interfaith Calls on Congress, Calls on Immigrants

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Brownsville Herald and more
The press conference started with the story of  teacher in 2001, invited from Mexico to teach in MacAllen in 2001 -- then disinvited when 9/11 attacks led to dramatic changes in the treatment of immigrants....
 
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