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February 13, 2018

 

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Media contact: Jeff Hinton, Southern Regional Office, (404) 562-7006

Georgia Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting

 

Atlanta, GA –The Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a public meeting to discuss the status of the Olmstead (Disability) Decision in Georgia. This meeting is intended to examine current challenges of the Olmstead ruling on the disabled communities in Georgia. The meeting free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, at the Shepherd Center, 2020 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Southern Regional Office 10 days prior to the meeting.

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Media Contact:  Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director, jerry@galeo.org, 678.691.1086.

 

(Atlanta, Georgia) – February 15, 2018 – The GALEO Leadership Council has announced the extended deadline for the 11th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest.   The new deadline is Saturday, February 24th

The intention of the contest is to increase awareness of the continual plight of farm workers and their contributions to America while honoring civil rights legend Cesar Chavez.

Chavez’s leadership was critical to organizing farm workers and founding what is today known as the United Farm Workers union. Chavez remains one of the foremost Latino leaders in American history. His birthday is recognized as a state holiday in California, Colorado and Texas, and GALEO supports the movement to create a national holiday in honor of Chavez.

High school students and adults residing in the state of Georgia are encouraged to participate and submit their essays for entree in one of three categories. Categories include:

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