El Proceso de un Juicio Político

Nancy Ramirez

20 de noviembre del 2019

¿Qué necesita saber?

Un juicio político es un delito, o traición contra los Estados Unidos que también puede significar que han puesto en duda la integridad de los Estados Unidos. El proceso típico resulta en el reemplazo de un político de la oficina. Para poder empezar un juicio político debe de haber una razón adecuada.

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GALEO Institute for Leadership Graduated New Leaders on Saturday

Graduates join 678 alumni of the GALEO Institute for Leadershi

GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2019
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GALEO Institute for Leadership, in Partnership with UGA’s J.W. Fanning Institute, Nationally Recognized, Accepting 2020 Applications: Apply Today!

Press Release: GALEO Institute for Leadership, in Partnership with UGA’s J.W. Fanning Institute, Nationally Recognized, Accepting 2020 Applications: Apply Today!

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Vote local! YOUR voice matters!

Nancy Ramirez

October 22, 2019

WHEN SHOULD WE VOTE?

When do people vote?

Elections don’t just happen every four years! Many registered voters only vote every four years, despite elections occurring approximately every year. There are both federal and local elections that happen annually. The highest voter turnout occurs during presidential elections. Voter turnout for presidential and midterm elections ranges from 40-60%[1], and for local elections it is much lower.

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Where will you be on November 5th?

Karen Padilla

October 22, 2019

Most people are familiar with midterm and presidential elections. 2019 is also an election year; this year cities are having municipal elections. It is important to consider voting in the municipal elections as these council members will create policies and regulations that will specifically benefit your city. The decisions that local governments make directly affect you as a voter as they are responsible for public transit, alcohol ordinances, school quality, etc. Your vote will make a difference in your community and your life. For more information on who your candidates are, the following municipalities will be having elections November 5, 2019: Doraville, Gainesville, Smyrna, and Norcross. Meet your candidates: 

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Georgia Rural Urban Summit News

November 25, 2019

Happy Turkey Day everyone!

Hope you enjoy as you wish … feast with family and friends or just hide and chill-out!

Calendar items usually get slim this time of year as everyone turns to a busy social holiday wind-down for the year. So, send in any items you want covered by Saturday this week. The December 2nd edition will be the last of 2019. We’ll take a break until the new year!

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New American Pathways has open positions- Logistics Specialist

New American Pathways

New American Pathways has open positions. All interested candidates- please email Careers@newamericanpathways.org with resume and cover letter.

 

Job Title:                    Logistics Specialist

Department:              Welcome Co-Op

Schedule:                   40-hour workweek, with occasional evenings and weekends

Supervisor:                Chief Executive Officer

Status:                        Full-Time, Non-exempt

GENERAL DESCRIPTION  

The Logistics Specialist will work on a team (2 Logistics Specialists to be hired) to support the management of inventory of purchased and donated household and personal-care items for newly arrived refugees’ homes. This will include ensuring the safe and reliable transport of these items, such as picking up donations from donors, purchasing and receiving items for vendors, managing within storage facilities, loading and unloading from trucks and other vehicles, and moving into apartment homes. The Logistics Specialist will support sorting and processing, recording, and tracking all in-kind donations in accordance with agency and other standards, including coordinating with appropriate case managers and development staff for tracking and reporting, and working with volunteers assisting in this process. The Logistics Specialist will also support relationships with housing providers for newly arriving refugees, finding and advocating for safe, clean, and affordable housing. This will include identifying new housing options, creating and maintaining relationships with housing providers (typically, apartment complexes), negotiating rent amounts and contracts, supporting tenants with basic apartment maintenance, and advocating on behalf of tenants as needed.

This position will operate under a shared-service agreement among 3 resettlement agencies: Catholic Charities Atlanta, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Georgia and Florida, and New American Pathways. For the initial 3 months of employment, the position will rotate among the agencies monthly, focusing on learning the similarities and differences among the ways in which agencies undertake this work. The 2 Logistics Specialists will periodically report out on preliminary findings. After spending a month with each agency, they will inform a report on recommendations and other considerations for the eventual consolidation of systems and storage space by the agencies.

The Logistics Specialist will be supervised and managed day-to-day the current hosting agency. As the fiscal agent for the shared-service agreement, New American Pathways will be the employer of record for this position.

This position will operate under a shared-service agreement among three resettlement agencies: Catholic Charities Atlanta, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Georgia and Florida, and New American Pathways, which will be the employer of record for this position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Prepare apartments for incoming arrivals, including stocking all required household and personal care items and assembling and placing all furniture.
  • Handle donation inventory, including organization of items and accurate record keeping, using paper forms and electronic spreadsheets, databases, and information-sharing systems. Organize storage facility for ease of loading, locating, and unloading items. Maintain an organized and sanitary facility. Monitor equipment condition and maintain equipment logs. Dispose of unusable (e.g., unsuitable, broken, surplus) items according to agency policies/procedures and relevant requirements.
  • Help volunteers that are assisting with sorting/processing of donations.
  • Perform daily vehicle checks and maintain accurate vehicle logs. Maintain clean vehicles, and monitor vehicle performance, include refueling and taking for regular maintenance. Advise appropriate point persons of pending vehicle inspections, insurance renewals, or any defects or problems.
  • Drive box trucks, both empty and loaded. Adhere to vehicle policies and procedures.
  • Load and unload vehicles responsibly, ensuring safety and security of passengers and items, especially large and heavy items (e.g., furniture).
  • Use material-handling equipment (such as hand trucks and dollies) in a safe manner to perform regular duties in storage facility and loading and unloading items to/from storage facility, vehicles, client homes, and donor locations.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES  
  • Valid driver’s license (class C), clean driving record, and competence driving box vans/trucks.
  • Ability to pass a background check and be around clients, including minors.
  • Demonstrated experience with inventory management, warehousing, or donation coordination.
  • High level of organizational skills and customer-service skills.
  • Energetic and positive attitude conducive to working on a small team.
  • Ability to work and interact well with individuals (staff and volunteers) from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Working familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn database/customer-relations-management (CRM) programs (e.g., Salesforce) quickly; CRM experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. by oneself or at least 150 lbs. with another person, repeatedly in short periods as required moving furniture, including up and down stairs, on, and off trucks.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills: the ability to work effectively with partners, donors, colleagues in a cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time Good basic math skills.
  • At least 18 years of age.
COMPENSATION  

This is a full-time hourly position at $15.00 an hour. Employer contributes to medical, dental and vision insurance.  Employer pays life and disability insurance.  Fourteen (14) paid holidays and a generous paid time off policy.  Employee has the option to contribute to 401(k). 

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to careers@newamericanpathways.org

No phone calls or emails please. New American Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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New American Pathways has open positions- Finance Accounting Coordinator

New American Pathways
New American Pathways has open positions. All interested candidates- please email Careers@newamericanpathways.org with resume and cover letter.
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New American Pathways has open positions- Senior Account

New American Pathways
New American Pathways has open positions. Please have all interested candidates to email Careers@newamericanpathways.org with resume and cover letter.
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The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia

GALEO Members and Supporters Make up 30% of the List

Atlanta, GA – September 9, 2019 – It is that time of the year again- The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has revealed their annual “50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia” for 2019! It is an honor to see several members from our GALEO Familia receive recognition for their admirable community work.

The list of nominees includes members both past and present, including our GALEO Institute for Leadership (GIL) Alumni, GALEO Leadership Council (GLC) Alumni, former and current board members, active GALEO members & GALEO supporters.

We would like to congratulate all of our GALEO members and to all others on the list!

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