Chispa Texas Director / email@example.com
Elida Castillo is the Program Director of Chispa Texas, a Latino grassroot organizing program in Texas that launched in April of 2021. Elida’s community organizing and civic engagement efforts in Texas have invigorated the environmental movement with new leaders, increased voter participation and held elected officials accountable in between elections, to improve the quality of life of those communities and the health of their residents.
Chispa Texas Digital Organizer / firstname.lastname@example.org
Beatriz Alvarado is the Digital Organizer of Chispa Texas. She lives in Corpus Christi, just two miles from the heavily industrialized strip along the ship channel known as "Refinery Row." Beatriz, a daughter of immigrants, grew up in the border town of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Before joining the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) as a Community Organizer in 2019 she reported for five years on state and local issues for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times Newspaper and USA Today.