LUPE, a grantee of CCHE, is celebrating a year of major victories. In their recent end-of -the-year eblast, among many highlights, they announce that "After an 8 year campaign, won the installation of streetlights in 13 Hidalgo County colonias. Organizing with the Communities Creating Healthy Environments (CCHE) initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, LUPE members worked with Hidalgo County Commissioners and their precinct staff to fund and install the first of what we hope will be many more streetlights to come."

The Praxis Project Cultivates New Generation of Food Policy Advocates Through “EAT4 Health” Fellowship Program

La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) is a "Healthy Hoods" champion. Most recently they scored a major victory by helping to implement a regional plan for Section 3 which uses federal funding to help foster economic development and sustainable communities.  The regional plan they worked on with the RGV Equal Voice Network is consider the strongest in the state and was featured in The Monitor - read about it here.


"South Central Los Angeles [is the] home of the drive-thru and the drive-by. Funny thing is, the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."

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Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments Addresses Senator Begich and Others at the Capitol  

Food Security, Hunting and Fishing Rights and a Road to Co-Management of Natural Resources on the Table


Sequestration & The Threat of Privatization: A Statement from The Praxis Project