LUPE is a community-based union that organizes for dignity and human rights in the colonias and low-income neighborhoods of Hidalgo County. We focus on improved housing and living conditions, health care, immigrant rights and building the political power of colonia residents. LUPE has made steady progress building grassroots power from the base of a common voice through community organizing and providing social services. Learn more.
This weekend, the early days of the struggle of our founder and legendary farm worker leader Cesar Chavez will be brought to the big screen.
Cesar Chavez the film is a moving—and true—David versus Goliath story that portrays the classic battle between farm workers and one of California’s richest industries. This is the first major motion picture about an icon for Latinos in the United States. Yet, by genuinely portraying Cesar Chavez as a hero for all Americans, the movie also tells a story about our country that every American should see.Read more »
Buy tickets to special showings of the Cesar Chavez movie in theaters alongside farmworker leaders and LUPE members who participated with Cesar in the struggle for farmworker rights. Find out about the 11th Annual Cesar Chavez March and let us know you’re coming.Visit our Cesar Chavez Movie and 11th Annual Cesar Chavez March Mini Website today!
Join us for the 11th Annual Cesar Chavez March, Saturday, March 29 at 9amRead more »