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HOPE is getting into the holiday spirit by adding new limited edition items to our Tiendita. Each new item has been carefully selected to be wearable, usable and fashionable. Plus, by purchasing any item, you’ll be helping HOPE continue the work of justice and building solidarity across borders.
Take a look at the items and buy them before they are gone!
Isolated from other major urban centers, the COVID-19 pandemic took its time arriving in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez region. Once it did arrive in mid-March, it became apparent that our community was particularly vulnerable. A month of lockdown gave way to a premature reopening of the Texas economy and the willingness of state political leadership to sacrifice essential workers collided with the effects of economic inequality, a historically chronic lack of investment in healthcare, and tightened immigration enforcement at the border.