GALEO encourages Gwinnett Voters to VOTE YES on the MARTA Referendum! Early Voting Begun Today!

Feb. 25, 2019

GALEO strongly supports the MARTA Referendum for expansion into Gwinnett County!  Gwinnett County voters can begin casting their ballots today in this important election to bring and expanded public transit option for Gwinnett County residents.
GALEO volunteers and canvassers will be making sure Latinx community members will turn out to vote YES in support of the Gwinnett County referendum on MARTA expansion.
Please see below for additional information and ways in which you can help us reach more voters!
Please join our advocacy efforts by joining our texting campaign.  Please stay engaged and respond to important actions by texting the word IMMIGRATION to the short code number 864-237.  This will add you to our texting program to ensure we speak up at needed times.
Please consider the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund as you prioritize your end of the year donations.  Please follow the link here:  https://glcdf.ejoinme.org/Donations
Thank you for your support!

Jerry Gonzalez
Executive Director
GALEO
GALEO encourages voters in Gwinnett County to VOTE YES on the MARTA Referendum scheduled for March 19th!
Early Voting begun today!
GALEO strongly supports a YES Vote for expansion of MARTA into Gwinnett County.
GALEO has been working diligently in the last few weeks on voter education on the fact that there was an election happening on March 19th, but now will transition from voter education to a full support effort of a YES vote in favor of the MARTA referendum.
ProGeorgia has organized phone banking sessions to reach out to voters in Gwinnett County.  Lots of options for volunteering are here.  Please sign up and sign up as a GALEO volunteer.
If you need additional information on the MARTA Referendum, you may visit our websites here:
To check your current voter registration status and to vote by absentee or on election day (March 19th), please visit this link:
Preguntas o problemas?  Llamenos a 1-888-54GALEO (1-888-544-2536).
If you are bilingual and would like to help with our canvassing efforts as a paid canvasser or as a volunteer if you have less time to commit, then please contact harvey@galeo.org.
Gwinnett County MARTA Referendum VOTE!
Su VOTO Es Su Voz!

Election is March 19th!

Gwinnett County Voters go VOTE!

EARLY VOTING BEGINS TODAY!

Gwinnett County Elections Office (455 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046). Early voting will be every day from Feb. 25 – March 15, including Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00a.m. – 7:00p.m. each day.

The following satellite locations will also be open from 7:00a.m. – 7:00p.m. from March 4-15:

    • Bogan Park Community Recreation Center, 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford, GA 30518
    • Dacula Park Activity Building, 2735 Old Auburn Road, Dacula, GA 30019
    • George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee, GA 30024
    • Lenora Park Activity Room, 4515 Lenora Church Road, Snellville, GA 30078
    • Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center, 4651 Britt Road, Norcross, GA 30093
    • Mountain Park Activity Building, 1063 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
    • Shorty Howell Park Community Recreation Center, 2750 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA 30096

Questions or problems?  Call us at 1-888-54GALEO (1-888-544-2536).

Cesar Chavez Essay Contest!  Enter now!  Categories for Adults and High School Students!  Great Prizes!
Deadline extended to March 1st!
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GALEO Leadership Council has announced details for the 12th 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.
More info here:
Care about Expanding Access to Affordable Healthcare?
Almost half a million Georgians can gain access to affordable health care with your help. State lawmakers are discussing ways to expand health insurance to 473,000 Georgians, and they need to hear from you. Send a short email to your state lawmakers today about why health coverage matters http://bit.ly/2CHydOo
Join GALEO & other groups for Immigrant Rights Thursdays at the Georgia Capitol!
Join us on Thursdays during the Legislative Session for an opportunity to defend Immigrant Rights at the Capitol. Each year, the Georgia General Assembly introduces harmful anti-immigrant legislation aimed at our communities. We need your help to show up and remind legislators that we are here to fight back against bills that vilify or hurt our people.

Come out at 9 am on Thursdays to room 132* in the Capitol where you’ll get a brief training on how to talk to your legislators, as well as information about bills or issues that are being worked on. From there, you’ll have a chance to talk to your representatives. We hope to have you out by 11am!

No need to sign up or RSVP, just show up! Please be sure to bring a photo ID to get into the Capitol.

Check out our events on our facebook.com/GALEO.org page.
Join us for other events!
March 7th:  Gainesville Multi-Racial Coalition Building.
March 16th:  GALEO Leadership Series in Columbus.
March 29th:  12th Annual Csar Chavez Day Celebration at the Georgia Capitol.
Hall County should have bilingual access in English and Spanish for all elections material!
GALEO and other community members have launched a petition addressed to Hall County Commissioners and the Hall County Elections Board.  Please spread the word!

http://galeo.org/hall/

#HallEspanol #GALatinoVote

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Check out our Job Opportunities section on our website!
Are you looking for a new career or job opportunity?  Know someone who is looking for a job?  Also, some volunteer positions will be posted here from time to time.  Please check this link weekly!
GALEO is also seeking an part-time canvassers!  Please email harvey@galeo.org for details.

http://galeo.org/category/jobs/

Join GALEO & become an active member of our network!
Your membership to GALEO supports our work and also allows for you to become part of the GALEO Leadership Council!

GALEO membership is open to anyone who supports our efforts and mission.  Please consider becoming a member to help support our efforts in civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino community in Georgia.  Through your membership, YOU make a difference and add your voice to ours!  Together, we are STRONGER!
Become part of our GALEO Familia by becoming a MEMBER of GALEO.  Once you are a member, you may join our GALEO Leadership Council to engage in the many activities we have going on to promote civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino community.

GALEO Membership: http://tinyurl.com/GALEOMembership

Join the GALEO Familia today!
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