FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Contact: Bekah Hinojosa (956) 975-6634 or firstname.lastname@example.org A Just Ida Recovery in the Gulf South Another Gulf Is Possible Collaborative uses mutual aid funds to provide just recovery kits to our network of frontline Indigenous, Black, and Brown, and community members impacted by Hurricane Ida. NEW ORLEANS, LA […]Read More A Just Ida Recovery in the Gulf South
June 3, 2021 To: County Judge Eddie Trevino, Jr. Commissioner Sofia Benavides Commissioner David A. Garza Commissioner Gus Ruiz Commissioner Joey Lopez Subject: Reject the Resolution for Rio Grande LNG Carbon Capture Dear Judge Trevino and Commissioners, We, the below signed Rio Grande Valley residents and organizations, request that Cameron County listen to their constituents […]Read More Rio Grande LNG Carbon Capture is a sham!
Saturday, May 8th, 2021 ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Sabado Night Live Online Demonstration Against Space X Brownsville, Texas — On Saturday, residents of the Rio Grande Valley area and several social justice organizations will speak out about the dangers of SpaceX in the community. The demonstrators will create a mock sketch show as a response to Elon […]Read More ¡Sábado Night Live!
The “world’s richest man,” billionaire Elon Musk, wants to expand his private SpaceX facility at Boca Chica Beach in Brownsville, TX. Nearby residents have been speaking out against the destructive operations of the SpaceX facility for years. Since the facility began operations in 2019, Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket testing has caused numerous fires and explosions […]Read More Video: Stop SpaceX Colonization of the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
On Monday, November 16 and 10:00 AM Central Time, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is hosting a public hearing for the Jupiter MLP Oil Terminal air pollution permit. Please watch the hearing on zoom and support community members opposing the oil facility that would damage our environment and harm public health. The public […]Read More Public Hearing for Jupiter Oil
October 16, 2020 To: County Judge Eddie Trevino, Jr. Commissioner Sofia Benavides Commissioner David A. Garza Commissioner Gus Ruiz Commissioner Joey Lopez Subject: The People Urge You to Reject the Rio Grande LNG Tax Abatement Dear Judge Trevino and Commissioners, We, the undersigned organizations from across the Rio Grande Valley, write in opposition to any […]Read More Letter to Cameron County: The People Urge You to Reject the Rio Grande LNG Tax Abatement
On June 17, 2020, the monument to white supremacy, also known as the Jefferson Davis Memorial, was finally taken down in Brownsville, TX, after more than four years of protesting led by the Frontera Progressives organization and community members from across the Rio Grande Valley region. The voting decision by Brownsville City Commission to remove the […]Read More #NoRacistIdols in the Rio Grande Valley
Originally posted on Texas Sierra Club November 21, 2016 By Bekah Hinojosa I can trace back my mother’s Tejano and indigenous family more than six generations to a tiny cemetery in the Rio Grande Valley community called Encantada-Ranchito-El Calaboz. On my father’s side in another Valley town, I can trace back four generations. The Valley […]Read More Rio Grande Valley Native Lands Under Threat by LNG Companies
#RootsBreakWalls Screenprint & Wheatpaste Workshop On July 4, 2019, Another Gulf Is Possible partnered with local Valley artist Josue Ramirez and community members to do something different. We skipped the parades and fireworks and gathered to celebrate our Rio Grande Valley community and culture. This event was open to community members of all ages. […]Read More #RootsBreakWalls Screenprint & Wheatpaste Workshop
LNG and SpaceX should not be neighbors For the last four years, the Save RGV from LNG coalition, and partner organizations in South Texas have been organizing to prevent the permitting and construction of three proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals: Rio Grande LNG, Texas LNG, and Annova LNG and pipelines. These LNG terminals […]Read More LNG and SpaceX should not be neighbors