The passing of an icon; Austin boxing legend Joe Vela leaves a legacy of empowerment
Beloved local boxer and coach Joe E. Vela, Jr. passed away at 87. He helped uplift generations of Austin youth and beyond through his boxing programs and community advocacy.
How Con Mi MADRE empowers young Latinas and their mothers
The nonprofit organization Con Mi MADRE turns 15. Our Q&A with Executive Director Johanna Moya Fábregas gives us a glimpse into the challenges, evolution and future plans to keep pushing Latinas forward.
New East Austin mural celebrates César Chávez
Arte Texas – a group that works to preserve and restore East Austin murals as well as create new ones – gave a deteriorating mural on 1204 E. César Chávez St. new life with an updated César Chávez design for future generations.
Austin honors César Chávez life, legacy
Austin honored the civil rights and labor leader at the annual ¡Sí Se Puede! César Chávez March and Celebration at Parque Zaragoza in East Austin.
How St. Edward's University has uplifted migrant farmworker students for 50 years
The College Assistance Migrant Program scholarship at St. Edward's University turns 50 this year. It's the longest-running program of its kind in the nation. CAMP scholars, whose families do seasonal or migrant farm work, are often the first of their families to attend college.
5 things you need to know about voting in Travis County midterm elections
Election Day is near. Here's a quick guide to help you prepare to make an informed decision. Plus, find voter registration events. ¡Tu voto es tu voz!
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How to Help: Uvalde shooting victims, survivors, families still need support
In the aftermath of the mass school shooting in Uvalde, the community, which is about 82% Latino, still needs support. Here are some top ways to help. We will be updating this resource list as needed.
Lessons of resilience from César Chávez march
After a pandemic pause, the annual Austin march and rally honoring civil rights and labor leader César Chávez resumed. Here are some lessons learned at this year's 19th annual event.
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