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2024 Leyendas Essay Contest at the Capitol

This year, we revamped our traditional essay competition to honor the diverse voices of Latinx icons. The Leyendas Essay Contest remains dedicated to highlighting Georgia’s farmworkers, honoring Cesar Chavez, and shedding light on other influential Latinx figures in our state. The winners of the Leyendas Essay Contest were honored on April 12th, 2024, at the […]

GALEO ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2024 LEYENDAS ESSAY CONTEST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GALEO ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2024 LEYENDAS ESSAY CONTEST (Atlanta, Georgia) – Today, GALEO proudly announced the winners of the 2024 Leyendas 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 […]

GALEO seeks Community Organizer for Cobb & Cherokee Counties

Community Organizer for Cobb and Cherokee Counties  This Community Organizer for Cobb and Cherokee Counties works as part of the Civic Engagement team and will manage a team of canvassers to achieve the goals of the department. This is a full-time position that requires regular weekend and evening hours based on the scheduled events and […]

Sign On Letter To President Morehead

March 18, 2024 Office of the President 220 South Jackson StreetAthens, Georgia 30602-5000president@uga.edu Dear President Morehead, We, the undersigned, are writing to urge you to show your support for your students during this time of rampant hate and division. After the news of Laken Riley’s tragic death, the community in Athens has been plagued by […]

OVER 100 ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS SIGNED A LETTER ASKING THE UGA PRESIDENT TO CONDEMN HATE SPEECH TOWARD LATINO STUDENTS

March 18, 2024GALEOAlba VillarrealDirector of Communications avillarreal@galeo.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OVER 100 ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS SIGNED A LETTER ASKING THE UGA PRESIDENT TO CONDEMN HATE SPEECH TOWARD LATINO STUDENTS (Norcross, GA) – Today, GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund released an open letter to UGA President Morehead, urging him to show support for the Latino community […]

Georgia 2024 Election Dates

Elections play a vital role in ensuring that our local, state, and federal elected officials represent our community’s values. With the 2024 election season finally here, Georgia has several elections to keep track of. Below is a list of the critical election dates to keep you informed and ready to vote: Presidential Primary ElectionsVoter Registration […]

Vice President Kamala Harris Visits Atlanta to Meet Voting Rights Advocates

During her trip to Georgia, Vice President Kamala Harris met with state leaders and advocates for voting rights. Among those in attendance was Jerry Gonzalez, the CEO of GALEO and GALEO Impact Fund. His presence highlights the importance of the Latino vote in upcoming presidential elections. “When we look at the state of Georgia, in […]

GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund Are Seeking a Director of Public Policy and Advocacy

GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund Are Seeking a Director of Public Policy and Advocacy Location: Norcross, Georgia Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Posted:  January 8, 2024 About GALEO GALEO’s mission to increase civic participation by educating and empowering the Latino community and to develop Latino leaders through strategic leadership programs throughout the state of Georgia. […]

Bilingual Program Coordinator / Lead Teacher – Fair Oaks YELLS Youth Program

Bilingual Program Coordinator / Lead Teacher – Fair Oaks YELLS Youth ProgramThrough our place-based youth and family programs, YELLS (Youth Empowerment through Learning, Leading, and Serving, Inc.) serves as a community hub and center for servant-leadership in our students’ own neighborhood. Our programs engage the whole child, whole family, and whole community to empower youth […]

Vamos pa’ fuera and GLC: Creating Awareness for Climate Justice and Sustainability

The GALEO Leadership Council and Vamos pa’ fuera initiative partnered with Mi Familia Vota and Poder LatinX to raise awareness about soil’s crucial role in ensuring our food security and creating a sustainable future, celebrating Worlds Soil Day. We spend our day at the E.M.B.A.R.C Community Youth Farm in Lithonia. We were welcomed by Dekalb […]