Commissioner Ellie Torres and Hidalgo County officials presented a proclamation to Juanita Valdez-Cox for her service to the social justice movement for 45 years. This proclamation was presented at Hidalgo County Commissioners Court on April 4, 2023. The room was full of proud LUPE staff, members, and supporters, all who stood by Juanita as she accepted the recognition. LUPE is proud stand by Juanita, our legendary former executive director, who led the organization through local, state, and national victories that expanded the rights of working class families and immigrants. ¡Si Se Puede!