13th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast Fundraiser

13th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast Fundraiser

Date:  Friday, May 20th, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Keynote Address:  Sylvia Manzano, Ph.D., Principal, Latino Decisions, “The Latino Vote in 2016”.

Presentation is available here in PDF format:  LatinoDecisions_GALEO Latino Vote 2016

You wouldn’t want to miss this event with the growing importance of the Latino vote in the 2016 elections.

The 13th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast is one of the principle fundraising events for GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.

Special remarks provided by:  Leri Argueta, College Coach at Beyond12,and Alumni of the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2015

Mistress of Ceremonies:  Mariela Romero, Director, Community Empowerment/On Air Talent, Community Affairs Director, Univision 34 Atlanta

Location:

Hilton Atlanta Northeast
5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Norcross, GA 30092
www.atlantanortheast.hilton.com

 

Thank you to our SPONSORS!

GOLD

Azteca America

Telemundo

Univision

Western Union

SILVER

The Coca-Cola Company

Cox Enterprises

Bronze:  Georgia Power and Rohan Law, PC

Leadership Circle:  Atlanta Silverbacks Park; Briarcliff Pediatrics; Kuck Immigration Partners LLC;

Southwest Airlines;  Terry D. Jackson PC.

Amigos de GALEO: BB&T; Jason Esteves; Georgia AFL-CIO; The Road to Recovery, Inc.

Community Partners:  Alston & Bird; Anonymous; Bertis Downs; Better Pallets; Consultorio Medico Hispano; State Rep. Pat Gardner (D); Juliana Henao; State Sen. Steve Henson (D); State Sen. Jack Hill (R); MoccassinHead Enterprises, LLC; Judge Dax Lopez; Professional Association of Georgia Educators; Sperling Law Group; City of Columbus City Council Member Mimi Woodson.

Group Tables:  Laura Murvartian; McGuireWoods LLP; State Farm Insurance Company

Many elected officials, representatives of elected officials, appointed officials and candidates for office attend our events regularly.   During our 13th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast event, these are the officials who attended:

  • State Senator Steve Henson, Senate Minority Leader, Tucker
  • State Senator Elena Parent, District 42 in DeKalb County
  • State Senator Curt Thompson, District 5 in Gwinnett County
  • State Senator Michael Williams, District 27, Forsyth County
  • State Rep. Pedro Marin, Georgia House of Representatives District 96, Duluth
  • State Rep. Pat Gardner, Georgia House of Representatives District 57, Atlanta
  • Judge Dax Lopez, DeKalb County State Court
  • Ceasar Mitchell, President of City Of Atlanta City Council, AND Candidate for Mayor of the City of Atlanta
  • Jason Esteves, Atlanta Board of Education, District 9 At-Large
  • Mimi Woodson, Council Member for the City of Columbus
  • Rey Martinez, City Council Member, City of Loganville
  • Tishyra Armstrong, Representing the Office of Congressman Hank Johnson
  • Rocio Woody, Commissioner, Georgia Board of Corrections
  • Víctor Peláez Millán      , Consul, Political & Economic Affairs, On Behalf of the CONSULATE GENERAL OF MEXICO
  • Jim Barksdale, Candidate for the U.S. Senate
  • Tamara Johnson Shealey, Candidate for State Senate District #40
  • Brenda Lopez Romero, Candidate for State Representative District #99
  • Michelle Jones, Candidate, Georgia House of Representatives District #30
  • Alexa Mendez, Candidate, Georgia House of Representatives District #81

For pictures of the event, please visit us on facebook here & search the hashtag #iamGALEO.

Previous speakers have included:

  • Marie Marquardt, Marie Marquardt, Author, DREAM Things True
  • Richard Blanco, President Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Poet (2014)
  • Jason Esteves, Atlanta Board of Education, At-Large Seat 9, 1st Latino Elected to any School Board of Education in Georgia (2014)
  • Elianne Ramos, Principal and CEO, Speak Hispanic (aka Geek Goddess and widely regarded as one of the most influential Latinas in social media) & Estela Martinez, Georgia DREAM’er (2013)
  • Cid Wilson, Board Chairman of the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino (2013)
  • Matt Baretto, Ph.D., Latino Decisions (2012)
  • Lydia Camarillo, Vice President of Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP)in 2012
  • MARTIN R. CASTRO, Chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (2011)
  • Hon. Dax Lopez, DeKalb County State Court Judge (2011)
  • Hon. Luis Aguilar, Commissioner, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (2010)
  • U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano (Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 2006)
  • U.S. Rep. Joe Baca (Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 2007)
  • U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL); U.S. Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO)
  • U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
  • U.S. Rep. Hilda Solis (D-CA)
  • U.S. Rep. Luis Fortuno (R-Puerto Rico)
  • State Senator Sam Zamarripa (D-Atlanta)
  • Rev. Joseph Lowery
  • Sylvia Mendez (Mendez v. Westminster 1947)
  • Arturo Vargas (Executive Director of NALEO)
  • Dr. Juan Andrade (President of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute)
  • Doraville Police Chief John King
  • AnMarie Martin, Hall County Deputy Sheriff (2015).

Reservations are now being taken and will be made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations will be held only when payment is processed or received. Please see credit card link below.

Registration is now open by credit card or mailing a check with the appropriate payment (GALEO, P.O. Box 29506, Atlanta, GA, 30359):

Current GALEO Members & Nonprofits: $50.00 per person

Non-GALEO Members: $100.00 per person

GIL Participants, GLC Members and Student Rate: $25.00 per person

Group Tables – $750.00: Corporations or groups may purchase a table at the rate above for a table of EIGHT people.

EARLY Registration is NOW open at the following link (until Friday, May 13, 2016):

https://galeo.ejoinme.org/13thAnnPB

Once the credit card is processed online, you will receive an email receipt.

To do early registration by mail (Must be mailed by 05/13/16), please make a check to GALEO and send by mail to: GALEO, Attn: 13th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast, P.O. Box 29506, Atlanta, GA, 30359.  Please include the names of the people attending the breakfast and also include an email contact for the people attending. In the check memo, please write “13th Annual PB”.

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LATE REGISTRATION AFTER May 13th (only by credit card):

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Current GALEO Members & Nonprofits: $75.00 per person

Non-GALEO Members: $150.00 per person

GIL Participants and Student Rate: $40.00 per person

Group Tables – $1,000.00: Corporations or groups may purchase a table at a rate of $1,000.00 for a table of EIGHT.

https://galeo.ejoinme.org/LATE13thAnnPB

Once the credit card is processed online, you will receive an email receipt.

Note: No funds will be used for any partisan effort or for any campaigns.  The funds will be used in compliance with the IRS guidelines for nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations.

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Keynote Speaker Biography

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Manzano.jpgDr. Sylvia Manzano is a Principal at Latino Decisions. She works with clients on strategic planning, research design, demographic research, and all aspects of survey research. Manzano project portfolio focuses on Latino voter engagement and policy influence in the United States. Client initiatives she has directed include the Latino Election Eve Polls in 2012 and 2014, a multi-method a national research project on the unengaged Latino electorate, and a series of state reports examining the impact shifting demographics have on politics and policy.

Her academic research has appeared in numerous journals and edited volumes including Political Research Quarterly, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Politics and Gender, and Urban Affairs Review. She has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including The New York Times, La Opinion, The Houston Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio.

Manzano holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining Latino Decisions, Manzano taught at Texas A&M University.

 

More information available online:  http://www.latinodecisions.com/about/our-team/sylvia-manzano/

 

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Special Remarks Guest Speaker Biography

Leri Argueta, College Coach at Beyond12,and Alumni of the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2015

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In the fall of 2013, Leri Argueta began his leadership journey by joining Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraterinty Inc. at the University of West Georgia. Through this organization, he served as Vice-President for the undergraduate chapter where he led his chapter through various involvement like, “Take Back the Night”, “UWG Latino Preview Day”, and speaking about Latino Communities in Social Work Courses. In 2015, he presented at HoPE’s Leadership Conference  and at the Latin American Association Youth Leadership Conference where he facilitated workshops on the importance of education and leadership with the Latino youth today. Also in 2015, he became Co-Chair of CALEO’s Cesar Chavez Essay Contest where he working together with a committee to raise the awareness of this great civil rights leader. Leri now works as a College Coach for Beyond 12, where he assists first generation latino youth to finish and suceed during and after college. Leri strong passion for working with youth and education stem from his own story of being the son of immigrants and being the first in his family to graduate college.

 

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Directions to Hilton Atlanta Northeast
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Hilton Atlanta Northeast
5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Norcross, GA 30092

www.atlantanortheast.hilton.com

For a map and personalized directions, please follow the link below from the hotel:

MAP & DIRECTIONS www.atlantanortheast.hilton.com

DIRECTIONS FROM THE HOTEL STAFF

TRAVELING SOUTH ON I-75: Follow I-75 to I-285 Interchange Take I-285 EAST– Exit 259. Remain on I-285 East for 10.5 miles to GA 141 North? Exit 31B – Peachtree Industrial Blvd

Follow Peachtree Ind Blvd for five miles. Take right fork in highway. At 2nd traffic light, make a U-turn – hotel is on your right side.

TRAVELING SOUTH ON I-85: Exit I-85 at Jimmy Carter Blvd (EXIT 99). Turn Right off the exit. Continue to Peachtree Industrial Blvd & turn right. At 2nd traffic light, make a U-turn – hotel is on your right side.

TRAVELING NORTH ON I-85: (from airport) Take I-85 NORTH to I-285 WEST (Exit 95). Take I-285 West 2.4 miles to EXIT 31B; GA 141 North/Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Follow Peachtree Ind Blvd for 4.5 miles. Take right fork in highway, remaining on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. At 2nd traffic light, make a U-turn – hotel is on your right side.

TRAVELING NORTH ON I-75: (from Macon) Take I-75 NORTH to I-675 NORTH (EXIT 227) Take I-675 North 10.1 miles and merge with I-285 EAST (Augusta/Greenville). Take I-285 for 20.9 miles to GA 141 North? EXIT 31B – Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Follow Peachtree Ind Blvd for 4.5 miles. Take right fork in highway remaining on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. At 2nd traffic light, make a U-turn – hotel is on your right side.

TRAVELING WEST ON I-20:(from Augusta) Follow I-20 WEST to I-285 NORTH, Exit 67B. Take I-285 for 14.6 miles to GA 141 North? EXIT 31B – Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Follow Peachtree Ind Blvd for 4.5 miles. Take right fork in highway remaining on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. At 2nd traffic light, make a U-turn – hotel is on your right side.

TRAVELING EAST ON I-20: (from Birmingham)Follow I-20 EAST to I-285 NORTH, Exit 51B. Take I-285 for 20.6 miles to GA 141 North? EXIT 31B – Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Follow Peachtree Ind Blvd for 4.5 miles. Take right fork in highway remaining on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. At 2nd traffic light, make a U-turn – hotel is on your right side.

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