Advocacy: YOUR calls are still needed to support the #DREAMAct. Join us for Phone Banking for the #DREAMAct too on Tuesday!

Advocacy: YOUR calls are still needed to support the #DREAMAct. Join us for Phone Banking for the #DREAMAct too on Tuesday!



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


December 18, 2017


Your support for the #DREAMAct is still needed.  Please take some time to make some phone calls and/or send some tweets below.


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 and respond to important actions 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 the end of the year charitable giving.  Please follow the link here:


Thank you for your support!




Jerry Gonzalez

Executive Director





Call our U.S. Senators 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 on important actions to take quickly.






    • 11,000+ DACA-recipients have already lost their status ( This is not the America we’ve worked so hard to build. Congress must act before the end of the year to allow these young people to continue contributing to our cities, states, and country. #DreamActNow #WeValueDreamers
    • After passing the Dream Act, it would still take a minimum of 7 months for #Dreamers to obtain status ( Congress must take action ASAP! #DreamActNow

Also, please help amplify the letter Rep. Taylor (R-VA) and 33 House Republicans sent to Speaker Ryan this week asking him to prioritize DACA before the holidays. Share the letter with your networks and thank the Republican signatories for standing with Dreamers, particularly since many of these Members are now being targeted by anti-immigrant groups. Suggested tweets can be found below.



Please spread the word today!  #DREAMAct




Join us on Tuesday for Phone Banking for the #DREAMAct!


Hello Everyone!

We are going to be making calls to Latino voters in order to support the Dream Act! Please share this only with those who are strongly committed to come and phone bank.

All we want for Christmas is a clean DREAM Act!

***To receive the address to the Phone bank please email or

Hope to see you all Tuesday, December 19th from 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM in Norcross.




Please support our efforts during your end of the year charitable giving!


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 through our website (


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.




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.

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Join the GALEO Familia today!


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