Partner Organizations

Fuerza del Valle Workers Center is a project of the Rio Grande Valley Equal Voice Network, a coalition of community organizations with over 25,000 constituents working to influence decision makers on the critical issues of jobs and economic security, voter participation, housing, education, health care, and immigration.

Partner organizations help run know-your-rights clinics, engage in worker outreach and campaigns, and mobilize constituents for collective action.

César Chávez founded LUPE, a community union, rooted in the belief that members of the low-income community have the responsibility and the obligation to organize themselves. Through their association they begin to advocate and articulate for the issues and factors that impact their lives.

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Provides support and education about health, in all its dimensions, to empower people and achieve positive changes that will strengthen the well being of all communities.

Mano a Mano’s Website

Education and community organization.

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Empowering low-income families in Brownsville, Texas to be healthy self-sufficient community members since 2003.

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The mission of the  Texas Civil Rights Project is to promote racial, social, and economic justice through education and litigation. STCRP strives to foster equality, secure justice, ensure diversity, and strengthen communities.

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Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) is a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to low-income residents in sixty-eight counties of Southwest Texas, and represents migrant and seasonal farm workers throughout the state of Texas and six southern states: Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.

TRLA’s Website

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