Precinct 2 Projects
Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Commissioner Eduardo "Eddie" Cantu is utilizing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) resources to address inequities within Precinct 2 communities. Cantu is also planning to expand afterschool programs, recreational areas and stormwater systems.
Boys & Girls Club of Pharr Community Development Project
Commissioner Cantu intends to devote funds to tackle educational disparities by collaborating with the Pharr Boys & Girls Club to educate children and provide afterschool child care to families.
Boys & Girls Club of Pharr-San Juan Project Learn
The Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Boys & Girls Club of Pharr-San Juan Project Learn will help mitigate the negative impacts caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency to the Boys & Girls Club of Pharr-San Juan and help them develop a new program for their four locations called “Project Learn” which aims to reinforce the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Boys & Girls Club.
ToGive International Community Development Project
The Hidalgo County Precinct 2 ToGive International Community Development Project aims to provide a grant to ToGive International, a nonprofit fine arts educational organization located. ToGive International’s three locations have played a crucial role in minimizing mental, social and
emotional health issues and the educational disparities exacerbated by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Recreational Trail Connectivity and Development
The Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Recreational Trail Connectivity and Development Project will extend the existing Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Regional Hike and Bike Trail, which currently provides connections to the City of McAllen, City of Pharr, and the City of San Juan. This project will expand these existing trails and connect them to the cities of McAllen, Hidalgo, and Mission.