GALEO & AAAJ-Atlanta Hosting FREE Citizenship Workshop in Stone Mountain

GALEO & AAAJ-Atlanta Hosting FREE Citizenship Workshop in  Stone Mountain
Citizenship Workshop:  FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP
For Immediate Release
(ATLANTA, GEORGIA) January 8, 2018 –  On Saturday, January 20th, GALEO and Asians Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta will host theCitizenship Workshop to provide FREE legal assistance to Legal Permanent Residents (green card holders) who are eligible to apply to become United States citizens.
The event will take place at the Eritrean-American Community Center, 720 Hambrick Road, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083 at 10:00 A.M.

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NALEO Educational Fund Strongly Opposes Department of Justice Request to Add Citizenship Question to Census 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2018

CONTACT:
Amanda Bosquez, abosquez@naleo.org
(202) 546-2536, (361) 548-6989 (cell)

Daniel Ramirez, dramirez@naleo.org
(213) 765-9422, (805) 223-0225 (cell)

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:

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ADL LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO PASS HATE CRIME LEGISLATION IN GEORGIA

Contact:
Shelley Ross (678) 938-1399

Srose@adl.org

Jessica Stallone (646) 799-6830

jstallone@adl.org

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. 

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2017 GALEO Year In Review

2017 GALEO Year In Review

Published:  12/19/17

January 4:

January 5:

  • GALEO Staff and Intern attended the Georgia Rural Urban Summit to plan with coalition partners on legislative initiatives.
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