Advocacy: YOUR calls are still needed to support the #DREAMAct. Donate tomorrow to GALEO with #GivingTuesday!

Advocacy: YOUR calls are still needed to support the #DREAMAct. Donate tomorrow to GALEO with #GivingTuesday!

Advocacy: YOUR calls are still needed to support the #DREAMAct. Donate tomorrow to GALEO with #GivingTuesday!



Advocacy and Engagement Email


Please support our

efforts to promote greater engagement of the Latino community
and to continue leadership development.  Si se puede! Su VOTO Es Su Voz!
#GALatinoVote #iamGALEO


November 27, 2017


We do hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and loved ones.  The time has come for us to engage once again for passage of the #DREAMAct.  Please take the time to make some calls this week.  See below for details.


There is a lot going on and you need to stay engaged.  Please stay up to date with us on for the latest actions and information.


Please join our advocacy efforts by joining our texting campaign.  The image to the right is our latest way to engage with our supporters in a timely manner and make our efforts more effective.  Please stay engaged by texting the word IMMIGRATION to the short code number 864-237.  This will add you to our texting program to ensure we speak up at needed times.


Lastly, please consider the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund as you prioritize your annual donations and donations for #GivingTuesday.  Please follow the link here:


Thank you for your support!




Jerry Gonzalez

Executive Director





Call U.S. Senators Perdue and Isakson to support the DREAM Act


Your voice is needed to help pass the bipartisan and clean DREAM Act.  Please call our Georgia U.S. Senators to become sponsors and support the DREAM Act.


For more information on the 2017 DREAM Act, please visit this link.


U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson:  (770) 661-0999 

U.S. Senator David Perdue:  (404) 865-0087


Join our advocacy efforts by texting the word IMMIGRATION to 864-237 and you will get these notices by text.


Please spread the word today!  #DREAMAct




Please support our efforts during #GivingTuesday tomorrow!


GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund have accomplished a lot in 2017!  With your support, we can do more in 2018!


Please take the time to donate any amount on #GivingTuesday through our website (, through facebook or through this link here: .


You may also mail a check to:  GALEO LCDF, P.O. Box 29506, Atlanta, GA, 30359.


All donations to GALEO LCDF are tax deductible as GALEO LCDF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization promoting civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino community in Georgia.




GALEO Leadership Council Holiday Party on Saturday!



Date/Time:  Saturday, December 2nd, 6:30 P.M.

Location:  Tucker, GA


Come celebrate with us as we say thank you to all for all your work & learn about our work in 2018! Buffet dinner provided. Thank you and see you there! Please send an email to for location details.




Volunteers are needed to register voters at Naturalization ceremonies and for the 2018 ELECTIONS!


Many people will become U.S. citizens this year and will need to register to vote.  Volunteers are needed to help us with this initiative. Please volunteer if you can!

Schedule for volunteer opportunities is posted on our website here:

Let us know by sending an email to to confirm your interest and feel free to invite friends too!

There will be training necessary for all volunteers before going to the naturalization ceremonies.

Please send us an email and let us know when you can volunteer!




Check out the latest videos of our Latino Leaders Summit and our 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon!



2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon


GALEO & OLAS Latino Leaders Summit


#iamGALEO #GALatinoVote #gapol




Check out our Job Opportunities section on our website!

Are you looking for a new career or job opportunity?  Know someone who is looking for a job?  Also, some volunteer positions will be posted here from time to time.  Please check this link weekly!

GALEO is also seeking an part-time canvassers!  Please email for details.




The 2018 Cesar Chavez Essay Contest has started!  Great PRIZES will be awarded!  All Adults & High School Students in GA are eligible to enter!

The GALEO Leadership Council has announced details for the 11th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest.


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.


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:

  • Adult category (essays submitted in Spanish or English)
  • High school student category (essays submitted in Spanish or English)
  • ESOL high school student category (essays submitted in English by ESOL students)

Deadline for submissions is February 17, 2018.


Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each category.  Prizes will be announced in January 2018.


For more details, please follow this link and also download the Entry Form & Consent Form below:




Join GALEO & become an active member of our network!    

Your membership to GALEO supports our work and also allows for you to become part of the GALEO Leadership Council!

GALEO membership is open to anyone who supports our efforts and mission.  Please consider becoming a member to help support our efforts in civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino community in Georgia.  Through your membership, YOU make a difference and add your voice to ours!  Together, we are STRONGER!

Become part of our GALEO Familia by becoming a MEMBER of GALEO.  Once you are a member, you may join our GALEO Leadership Council to engage in the many activities we have going on to promote civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino community.

GALEO Membership:

Join the GALEO Familia today!


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