Release: Registration now open for citizenship, ESL classes at LUPE

June 27, 2022

The classes, exclusive to LUPE members, return to in-person sessions after 2 years of virtual learning

NOTICE: Due to the demand of the classes, we have extended the registration deadline to July 6th. We hope that these extra two days will allow for more students to get a chance to register and enjoy our classes.

La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) is proud to announce that registration is now open for English and Citizenship classes. After more than two-years of virtual learning due to COVID-19 measures, the classes are returning to in-person sessions.

Classes will be held at LUPE offices in Alton, Pharr (Las Milpas), Mercedes, Rio Grande City, San Benito, and San Juan. The deadline to register is Friday, July 1, 2022. To start the registration process, individuals must have a LUPE membership and visit one of our offices:

416 South Alton Blvd. Suite A, Alton TX
Phone number: (956) 584 – 3636

104 E Main St. Suite B, Rio Grande City. Texas 78582
Phone number: 956-352-6248

893 S. Sam Houston Blvd. Ste B, San Benito, TX 78586.
Phone number: (956) 626-1718

1601 US-83 BUS, San Juan, TX 78589
(On the corner of Cesar Chavez Road and Business 83)
Phone number: (956) 787 – 2233

Classes are free-of-charge to LUPE members. Luis Castillo, LUPE’s adult education program coordinator, is available for virtual and in-person interviews in English and Spanish. Please email to schedule an interview.


LUPE is a nonprofit organization that helps the community organize for and win a better quality of life. LUPE was founded in 1989 by farmworker and civil rights leaders Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta. We are a membership-based organization and our strength is found in the participation of our over eight thousand members.