Statement from Judge Dax Lopez

Statement from Judge Dax Lopez

 

First, I would like to say thank you to the citizens and elected officials, current and past, in DeKalb County for their unwavering support through this process.

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Stand Together: Thoughts from a Documented Ally

By Abigail Rhim, GALEO Student Intern

Since I was a little girl, I knew that I would go to college. Coming from a middle class family with two parents who both attended college, it was pretty much a given. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a community where the majority of my peers and I took pursuing a higher education for granted. During high school and when applying to my in-state university, I began to realize that college, even at a public state school, was a luxury that many people didn’t or legally couldn’t have.

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S. Day: Support for Spanish language access in Gwinnett elections

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR SPANISH LANGUAGE VOTING MATERIALS

I, Stephen Day, as a member of the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections stand in support of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials’ (GALEO) and the LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s request for bilingual voting materials for Spanish speaking voters in Gwinnett County, Georgia. My reasons for such follow.

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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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