Registration is open for the 3rd Latino Leaders Summit

Contact: Jennifer Zenteno,  jennifer@galeo.org, 770.674.0551 

(Norcross, GA): June 26th, 2019 – GALEO & OLAS at Georgia Gwinnett College open the registration process for community members to join us for a day of leadership training and development. The Latino Leaders Summit will provide skills development on policy issues, basic leadership skills and professional development skills for your career.  The Latino Leaders Summit is an event for anyone looking to grow as a leader. 

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Federal Judge States Discriminatory Motive Behind Census Citizenship Question

New evidence paints a “disturbing picture” of 2020 census question’s purpose

June 24, 2019—GREENBELT, MD—Today, U.S. District Court Judge George J. Hazel issued an opinion on last week’s ruling stating that new evidence presented in Advancing Justice | AAJC (Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC) and MALDEF’s (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) challenge to the 2020 census citizenship question “potentially connects the dots between a discriminatory purpose—diluting Hispanics’ political power—and Secretary Ross’s decision.”

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CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS SEEK RECONSIDERATION OF CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION DISCRIMINATION RULING

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June 15, 2019

CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS SEEK RECONSIDERATION OF CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION DISCRIMINATION RULING  

(GREENBELT, MD) – Newly discovered evidence contradicts the Trump administration’s claims that it added a citizenship question to the 2020 Census simply to enforce the federal Voting Rights Act, and confirms that the purpose was to deprive Latinos of constitutionally protected political representation.

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Georgia AAPI and Latino Census Complete Count Committees to host joint press conference post Supreme Court Decision on Citizenship Question

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 13, 2019

Norcross, Georgia – The Supreme Court of the United States, will make their decision in regards to the controversial addition of a Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census. That decision will likely be released on June 17th or June 24th. Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS), Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta (co-chairs, GA AAPI CCC),  Latino Community Fund, and GALEO (co-chairs GA Latino CCC) will hold a press conference on the day the decision is released to provide an explanation of the supreme court decision and next steps for Georgia’s AAPI and Latino communities.

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GALEO Applauds Governor Kemp for the Historic Appointment of the 1st Latino Constitutional Officer

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Media contact:  

Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO

Email:  jerry@galeo.org / Office:  678.691.1086.


(Norcross, GA): June 12, 2019 – From Governor’s Press Release:  “Governor Brian P. Kemp made history today by appointing Doraville Police Chief and Brigadier General John King to serve as Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner and Safety Fire Commissioner. King is the first Hispanic Insurance Commissioner and statewide constitutional officer.”

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GALEO Call To Action!Your SUPPORT is necessary for Judge Lopez!

GALEO Call To Action!Your SUPPORT is necessary for Judge Lopez!

May 15, 2019

To begin with, Judge Dax Lopez is an exemplary judge who has served DeKalb County with honor and distinction for many years now and has been re-elected twice by the people of DeKalb County. He also has the only Spanish language diversion drug court in the state of Georgia. 

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