Latinx Writers Strike for Substantial Pay and Equal Opportunities

By Helen Sorme Latinx writers are a part of the nearly 12,000 Writers Guild of America (WGA) union members who have been striking in Hollywood for over three months. However, Latinx writers, along with writers of other minorities, face struggles that their white counterparts don’t: underrepresentation.In 2023, Latinx writers made up 1.1% of all writers […]


GALEO ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2023 CESAR CHAVEZ CONTEST Today, GALEO proudly announced the winners of the 2023 Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest. The organization celebrates all the submissions that uplifted the work of farmworkers and social justice activists of the Latinx communities and other marginalized communities. The winners of this year essay contest are: […]

Program Coordinator for Communications 

GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund Norcross, GA Hybrid Full-time Qualifications Bachelor’s in Communication, Journalism, Graphic Design, Marketing, Political Science or another related degree (Required) Spanish (Required) English (Required) Full Job Description Program Coordinator for Communications The GALEO LCDF & the GALEO Impact Fund are seeking a Program Coordinator for Communications to help support the expansion […]

Mimi Woodson Ends 28-Year Run on Columbus City Council

On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Councilwoman and GALEO Board Member, Mimi Woodson, ended her 28-year run on the Columbus City Council. After representing District 7 for nearly three decades, she did not run for reelection. Born in Puerto Rico, Woodson was the first Hispanic person to be elected to office in Georgia.  “The ride has […]

Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

GALEO CEO Jerry Gonzalez joins the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. November 15, 2022 The Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a report following a series of public meetings and a collection of public testimony on the use and impact of civil asset forfeiture in communities of color in Georgia. […]

225+ Orgs Sign Letter to Speaker Pelosi & Leader Schumer re: Prioritizing protections for immigrant youth and DACA recipients in end-of-year

November 14, 2022  The Honorable Nancy Pelosi  Speaker  United States House of Representatives H-232, The Capitol  Washington, DC 20515  The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Majority Leader  United States Senate  S-221, The Capitol  Washington, DC 20510  Re: Prioritizing protections for immigrant youth and DACA recipients in end-of-year package  Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer,  The over […]

The Richard B. Russell Library and GALEO Archiving Partnership is Underway

By Isa Cardona In 2019, The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia Libraries and GALEO partnered to document and archive the contributions of Hispanic and Latino communities in Georgia’s political history.  The Russell Library is dedicated to politics and public policies specifically for the state of Georgia, […]

Canvasser Job Description

GALEO CANVASSER JOB DESCRIPTION Pay Rate $16/hour is the base rate Up to $23 Phone Banking & Text Banking Must have a reliable internet connection Must be able to speak Spanish and English Must have an accessible computer Must have reliable transportation Tabling-Consists of working with Supermercados/Restaurants to speak with, distribute flyers, and voter registration […]

Jerry Gonzalez Remarks, GHCC Hall of Fame

September 26, 2022 “Buenos dias! What a humbling honor to be here with you all today. I want to begin with gratitude. Gratitude for our community first and foremost. It is for the Latinx community, US citizens and immigrant alike, that I accept this honor. It is not a recognition of what I or GALEO […]