10th Annual Thanksgiving Diversity BREAKFAST

10th Annual Thanksgiving Diversity BREAKFAST

Wednesday, November 19th at 8am (doors open at 7:30am)
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Buckhead

$25 per ticket – Reserve Your Seat Today!

Join AJC Atlanta and the Atlanta Consular Corps, for the largest gathering of Atlanta’s ethnic, religious and international leadership, to celebrate diversity at our 10th Annual Thanksgiving Diversity BREAKFAST. In honor of year 10, we’ve decided to make a change, moving the program to breakfast and streamlining the program, so that you will have a great opportunity to meet with and speak about the Diversity in the room.

Paul Gleeson, Consul General of Ireland and Dean of Atlanta Consular Corps
Deborah Richardson, Executive Vice President, Center for Civil and Human Rights
Rabbi Phil Kranz, Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Sinai

*This program is made possible through the generous support of the Brill Endowment for Interethnic and Interreligious Understanding*

$25 per ticket – Reserve Your Seat Today!

For more information, please call: 404.233.5501

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Learn about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) with a presentation by BB&T & Masseoud, Dela Cruz & Ayala, LLC in partnership with St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. This forum will educate attendees on the DACA laws and regulations, including qualification requirements, process and fees. Participants will learn to create strategies that can be used to fulfill personal, civic and social responsibilities.

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New Voter Forum in Norcross

Do you have questions about the voting process?

Want to know where to vote early?

Want to know how to vote absentee?

Need information on what documents you need or what to expect when you arrive at the polls? 

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Voter Registration: Hispanic Health Fair & Other Locations

GALEO will be registering people to vote at the 2014 Feria Hispana de la Salud.  If you are interested in volunteering to register voters, please contact Samuel@galeo.org or sign-up online at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b48a4aa28a5fd0-galeo

10:00AM – 2:00PM
Our Lady of the Americas Catholic Mission

4603 Lawrenceville Highway
Lilburn, Georgia 30047

In partnership with the Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia and Portal de Salud.


We will also be at two other locations at Big Lots on Saturday from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Duluth Big Lots:  3950 Venture Drive, Duluth, GA 30096
Snellville Big Lots:  2280 East Main St., Snellville, GA


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Religion Newswriters Association Pre-Conference: Immigration

Religion Newswriters Association Pre-Conference:  Immigration

RNA Pre-Conference Schedule

Register here:  https://emorylaw.wufoo.com/forms/religion-newswriters-association-preconference/
8:30am – 10:30am: Transport from Decatur Marriott
8:30am – 9:30am: Breakfast
9:15am – 9:30am: Welcome

9:30am – 11:00am: PANEL 1 – Midterm 2014: Religion, Immigration & Politics
Despite, or perhaps, as a result of the gridlock in Washington over comprehensive
immigration, the political salience of immigration continues to grow. How will
immigration affect the mid-term election, and how are religious communities and
religious beliefs impacting the electorate?

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National Voter Registration DAY

Register to VOTE!  You can do so from our main page on our website all day, 24 hours.  www.GALEO.org.

We will also be at the following places promoting the #GALatinoVote!

8:00 am – 9:30 AM:  Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, will be on-air at Vida 95.6 FM, Spanish Christian radio to promote voter registration and educate voters about their options to vote.

10:00 AM:  Alejandro Ramirez, Program Coordinator for GALEO, will be at the ProGeorgia Press Conference at the State Capitol promoting news attention to the national day to register to vote.

Georgia Gwinnett College

Georgia Technical College, 10 am – 1:30 pm

Other locations will be posted soon.

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2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Breakfast

2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Breakfast

Registration is stillopen at the following link:  https://galeo.ejoinme.org/2014HHLate

Keynote Speaker: Richard Blanco, President Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Poet

Richard Blanco (born February 15, 1968) is an American poet, public speaker, author and civil engineer. The fifth poet to read at an inauguration, he was the inaugural poet for Barack Obama’s second inauguration. He is the first immigrant, the first Latino, the first openly gay person and the youngest person to be the U.S. inaugural poet.

Take a listen to an NPR interview (2/18/13):  http://www.npr.org/2013/02/18/171903179/inaugural-poet-richard-blanco-i-finally-felt-like-i-was-home

Watch him at President Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Poet:

Watch Poet Richard Blanco Read the Inaugural Poem

Join us for the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Breakfast!

Registration is stillopen at the following link:  https://galeo.ejoinme.org/2014HHLate

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