Texas Rising Students Speak on Healing and Remembrance In El Paso Three Years After the Tragic Loss of 23 Lives

On the third anniversary of the tragedy in El Paso, our Texas Rising Student Leaders from the community find themselves reflecting on what they remember that day, how El Pasoans continue healing together, and why their work as activists is essential as we continue building the power needed to create a world where our children always come home from school, and we can shop, see movies, go to concerts, and buy groceries for our families without fear. […]

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What Pride Means to Us

It’s Pride Month, and we sat down with three Texas Rising student leaders to talk about what Pride means to them, how the work of TFN and Texas Rising fights for queer liberation, and finding community and acceptance in a state where LGBTQIA+ rights are under constant attack. Pride is still a protest–but young progressive leaders like Mireya Garcia, Ric Galvan, and José Pablo (JP) Rojas remind us that there’s so much to celebrate as well. […]

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