GALEO Institute for Leadership Graduated the Largest Class in the Program’s History

GALEO Institute for Leadership Graduated the Largest Class in the Program’s History

 

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Jerry Gonzalez
Executive Director of GALEO
jerry@galeo.org

(Atlanta, Georgia) – November 14, 2016 -GALEO graduated 26 new leaders from the GALEO Institute for Leadership, which held a graduation reception on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Kilpatrick Townsend in midtown Atlanta.

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115th Congress to Feature 38 Latino Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 10, 2016

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

Paula Valle Castanon, pvalle@naleo.org
(213) 747-7606 ext. 4414, (323) 253-6431 (cell)

115th Congress to Feature 38 Latino Members

Latinos serving in the U.S. Senate will increase to four, with the election of
Catherine Cortez Masto as nation’s first Latina U.S. Senator

Gains were also made in the U.S. House of Representatives, with Latino
members increasing from 29 to 34 following Election 2016

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The Rundown on Latino Voter Election Eve Polling and Latino Exit Polls

For Immediate Release:  November 9, 2016
Contact: Nicky Vogt at 202-331-2389 or vogt@newpartners.com

The Rundown on Latino Voter Election Eve Polling and Latino Exit Polls

Washington, DC – On a press call and webinar held today, Matt Barreto, UCLA Professor of Political Science and Chicano Studies, and Co-Founder of Latino Decisions, presented the results of the Latino Decisions Election Eve poll. The key finding: Latinos backed Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 78-19% margin.

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Univision Conexcion: Votaciones Adelantadas y el #GALatinoVote

Univision Conexcion:  Votaciones Adelantadas y el #GALatinoVote
Published on Oct 25, 2016

Esfuerzos de La Asociación de Funcionarios Latinos Electos de Georgia para que los ciudadanos hispanos residente del estado aprovechen el período de votación temprana.  Problemas o preguntas?  Llamenos a 1-888-54GALEO (1-888-544-2536).

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A. Parra: The Power of the Georgia Latino Vote

The Power of the Georgia Latino Vote

By:  Andres Parra, GALEO Intern

September 2, 2016

Latinos are the largest minority in the U.S. The entire nation is looking at us to decide the national election, especially in what may become new swing states like Georgia. Everyone knows the power of the Latino vote but that power only counts when you cast your ballot. Despite this, immigration reform has still not progressed, Latino and other minority schools receive less funding than their white counterparts1, affordable health care still has a long way to go to create more affordable healthcare, and many other causes Latinos care about are lagging. You may ask, where is there opportunity for us to defeat this? In the 2012 presidential election only 48 percent of Hispanic eligible voters turned out to vote. When we start performing at the polls politicians will no longer be able to ignore the issues that most matter to our community.

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