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

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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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Dolores Huerta: J. Mejia

Her name is Dolores Huerta. One of the many names and women forgotten in history. Born on April 10, 1930, Huerta is the co-founder of the United Farm Workers Association and one of the most influential labor activists of the 20th century.

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Civil Rights Organizations Contest Finding of Non-Discrimination in Maryland Census Ruling

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Michelle Boykins: 202-296-2300 x. 0144

mboykins@advancingjustice-aajc.org 

Sandra Hernandez: (213) 629-2512 x. 129

shernandez@maldef.org

April 16, 2019

Civil Rights Organizations Contest Finding of Non-Discrimination in Maryland Census Ruling 

Washington, D.C. – Civil rights groups filed a notice of cross-appeal today in their lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.  The filing follows an appeal by the Trump administration of the ruling against the citizenship question.

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GALEO Institute for Leadership Graduated 25 New Leaders from Georgia State University’s Goizueta Scholarship Program

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Jennifer Zenteno Pearce, Program Coordinator,
GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund
(Atlanta, GA): April 12th, 2019 –  GALEO graduated 25 new leaders from the GALEO Institute for Leadership at Georgia State University (GSU), in partnership with their Goizueta Scholarship program managed under GSU’s Latino Student Services & Outreach, which held a graduation reception on Friday, April 12th at the university campus.
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MARYLAND FEDERAL COURT BLOCKS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ADDITION OF A CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION

MARYLAND FEDERAL COURT BLOCKS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ADDITION OF A CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION 

MALDEF April 5, 2019 | CensusMediaNews Releases

Washington, D.C. – A federal court in Maryland today ruled the Trump administration cannot add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census because it violates the Enumeration Clause of the U.S. Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act.

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