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January 5, 2018
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NALEO Educational Fund Strongly Opposes Department of Justice Request to Add Citizenship Question to Census 2020
Adding untested question on citizenship to census questionnaire would result in millions of wasted taxpayer dollars and depressed participation nationwide
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund today released a statement from its executive director Arturo Vargas in response to the December 12, 2017, letter from the Department of Justice to Acting Census Director Ron Jarmin, requesting a new citizenship question on the 2020 Census:Read more ...
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January 3, 2018
ADL LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO PASS HATE CRIME LEGISLATION IN GEORGIA
On Wednesday January 3, at 10 a.m. EST, Anti-Defamation Southeast Regional Director Allison Padilla-Goodman and Georgia State Representative Meagan Hanson (R-Brookhaven) launched a campaign to pass hate crime legislation in Georgia. The bill will be pre-filed during the first week of January 2018 and will be formally introduced during the 2018 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly.Read more ...
Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO’s Executive Director, named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians”
For the 6th time, Georgia Trend Magazine named Jerry Gonzalez for his work with GALEO
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Please consider a donation to GALEO today! Tax laws are changing in 2018.Read more ...
2017 GALEO Year In Review
- Press Release: Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO’s Executive Director, named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend Magazine for the 5th time for his work with GALEO.
- Harvey Soto, GALEO Civic Engagement Coordinator, and additional GALEO canvassers were in Whitfield County to encourage Latinos to vote in the State House Special Election.
- GALEO Staff and Intern attended the Georgia Rural Urban Summit to plan with coalition partners on legislative initiatives.
Southern Hospitality: Welcoming the American DREAM
Written by Javier Velazquez and Jaime Rangel
Text the word IMMIGRATION to 864-237 and join GALEO’s efforts to pass the #DREAMAct!
December 12, 2017
Growing up in Georgia, we were raised with strong conservative values, a love of God and neighbor, and always acting on our southern hospitality. We are proud of our cities, our state, and want to welcome others and help them become the best versions of themselves through hard work. Psalm 116:5 tell us, “The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.” It is through our southern hospitality, our compassion and our consideration that we must address a key issue facing our nation and state: the fate of our Dreamers.
Press Release: GALEO Institute for Leadership, Nationally Recognized, Recruiting Participants for 2018: Apply Today!
For Immediate Release
December 8th, 2017
Contact: Maria del Rosario Palacios, Maria@galeo.org, 678.897.3153
December 8th, 2018 (ATLANTA, GA) – The GALEO Institute for Leadership has been recognized “as one of the best Latino leadership programs in the nation.” The National Alliance of Latino Leadership Programs has recognized GALEO for helping grow a nation of Latino Leaders in addition to listing the program on their national directory. Join our program today! GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund are accepting online applications for the GALEO Institute for Leadership, Class of 2018.
For Immediate Release
Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, selected to be part of the Rockwood Leadership Institute 2017-2018 National Leading from the Inside Out (LIO) Yearlong Fellows