Advocacy: Before you head out for Thanksgiving, YOUR calls are needed to support the #DREAMAct

Advocacy:  Before you head out for Thanksgiving, YOUR calls are needed to support the #DREAMAct

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 20, 2017

GALEO and our familia would like to wish you and your family a warm and Happy Thanksgiving!  As we share this important time during the year with those we love,  please make sure to start it off right by ensuring other families can stay together too.  Phone calls continue to be needed for passage of the #DREAMAct!  Please see below and make your calls!
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.  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 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
Volunteers are needed to register voters at Naturalization ceremonies and for LOCAL 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
2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon
GALEO & OLAS Latino Leaders Summit
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.

cesar chavez
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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