Press Release: Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO’s Executive Director, named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians”

Press Release: Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO’s Executive Director, named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians”

For the 4th time, Georgia Trend Magazine named Jerry Gonzalez for his work with GALEO

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:  Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 404.745.2580.

January 5, 2016  (Atlanta, GA) For a fourth time, Georgia Trend Magazine has named Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” for 2016.

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GALEO Continues Recruiting Participants for the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2016

GALEO Continues Recruiting Participants for the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2016

Deadline is quickly approaching:  January 27th

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:  Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 404.745.2580.

Contact for the GALEO Institute for Leadership program application process and questions:  Samuel Aguilar, GALEO Program Manager, samuel@galeo.org, 404.745.2546.

January 4, 2016  (Atlanta, GA)  GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund begin accepting online applications for the GALEO Institute for Leadership, Class of 2016.

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GALEO Year in Review for 2015

GALEO Year in REVIEW for 2015

Jan 7-8: Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO, as trustee for the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation attended a trustee meeting in Winston Salem, NC.

Jan 8: Samuel Aguilar, GALEO, met with a Republican State Senator to discuss GALEO’s legislative priorities.

Jan 8: Samuel Aguilar, GALEO, attended the Georgia Rural Urban Summit’s Legislative Forecast and presented on GALEO’s policy priorities.

Jan 9: GALEO, along with ProGeorgia partners, participated in the voter registration efforts at naturalization ceremony at U.S.C.I.S. in Tucker.

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GALEO Announces the 9th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest

GALEO Announces the 9th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest

For Immediate Release

November 5, 2015

Media Contact:  Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 404.745.2580.

Contact for Essay Contest and Rules & Regulations:  Samuel Aguilar, GALEO Program Manager, samuel@galeo.org, 404.745.2546.

(Atlanta, GA)  The GALEO Leadership Council has announced details for the 9th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest. The intention of the contest is to increase awareness of the continual plight of farm workers and their contributions to America while honoring civil rights legend Cesar Chavez.

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Conservative Republicans Disavow Trump’s Comments

For Immediate Release                      Contact: Cathleen Farrell, 202-403-4190
December 8, 2015

Conservative Republicans Disavow Trump’s Comments

“On a day like this, I am proud my Muslim parents immigrated to the USA from Pakistan and I have an American passport.”

— Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum Action Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. — America is better than Donald Trump’s sweeping and likely unconstitutional responses to legitimate concerns about our security. And more and more deeply conservative Republicans are saying so.

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Coalition of Immigration, Civil Rights, Labor, and Social Service Groups Urges Supreme Court to Protect President’s Executive Actions on Immigration

For Immediate Release
Coalition of Immigration, Civil Rights, Labor, and Social Service Groups Urges
Supreme Court to Protect President’s Executive Actions on Immigration
Legal Brief Filed by 224 Groups Pushes High Court to
Hear Landmark Immigration Case, Texas v. U.S.

December 1, 2015
Washington, D.C. — A coalition of 224 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups has filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief, urging the Supreme Court to review the case, Texas v. U.S., that has blocked some of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The filing comes less than a month after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction put in place by a Texas federal district court that blocked implementation of protections for millions of immigrants across the country.

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