DECLARACIÓN DE GALEO SOBRE LA SENTENCIA BIDEN CONTRA TEXAS

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Biden Administration can end the Migrant Protection Protocols that were enacted during the Trump Administration.  The Remain in Mexico policy- also known as the Migrant Protection Protocols- has contributed to inhumane and dangerous conditions for migrants and asylum-seekers at the U.S. – Mexico border.  Several organizations have documented […]

Organizaciones por el derecho al voto impugnan el mapa del Consejo Escolar del condado de Cobb que niega la igualdad de representación a los votantes de color

ATLANTA – TODAY The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), ACLU of Georgia, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyer’s Committee) and Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP (SRZ), filed litigation challenging the Cobb County School Board map for intentionally discriminating against communities of color, particularly Black and Latinx voters, by “packing” them into a small number of districts to dilute […]

Alejandro Chávez, nieto de César Chávez, se incorpora a GALEO como Director Adjunto

NORCROSS — Today, GALEO announces the new Deputy Director, Alejandro Chavez, grandson of legendary activist Cesar Chavez. Alejandro joins the efforts of GALEO to continue to build civic engagement and leadership development of the Latinx community in Georgia. Alejandro (He/Him/Él) was born into the world of advocacy for Latinx rights. As Cesar Chavez’s grandson, organizing and leadership development are in his blood. […]

GALEO celebra la graduación de la cohorte más numerosa de su programa de liderazgo

ATLANTA, GA — Last week, GALEO celebrated the largest Georgia State University cohort that has ever graduated from the GALEO Institute for Leadership program. The class had 42 students, adding to the total of 821 graduates from the GIL program. The GSU cohort received workshops from experienced facilitators like Juliana Henao, Diana Vela, Leri Argueta, Dr. […]

La congresista Nikema Williams y sus colegas presentan la Ley de Tiempo Libre para Votar

Press Release WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) helped introduce the Time Off to Vote Act, legislation that would require employers to give their workers paid time off to vote in federal elections. In Georgia, employers are only required to give a maximum of two hours of time off to vote, but none if polls are open […]

GALEO convoca el 2022 Concurso Anual de Ensayos César Chávez

NORCROSS, GEORGIA – The GALEO Leadership Council has announced details for the 15th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest. The intention of the contest is to increase awareness of the continual plight of farmworkers and their contributions to America while honoring civil rights legend Cesar Chavez. Chavez’s leadership was critical to organizing farm workers and founding what is […]

DECLARACIÓN DE GALEO SOBRE EL ASESORAMIENTO PARLAMENTARIO EN MATERIA DE PROTECCIÓN DE LOS INMIGRANTES EN BUILD BACK BETTER

ATLANTA, GA – On Thursday, December 16th, 2021, the Senate parliamentarian made public the advisory opinion to exclude immigrant protection from the Build Back Better Act. Jerry Gonzalez, CEO of GALEO and GALEO Impact Fund, issued the following statement today: “The ruling of the Senate Parliamentarian is advisory and not binding.  Under existing Senate rules, the […]

EL INSTITUTO GALEO PARA EL LIDERAZGO LANZA SU PROGRAMA 2022

ATLANTA, GA – Today, the GALEO Institute for Leadership begins applications for their 2022 program. With over 700 alumni, the GIL program strives to prepare knowledgeable, skilled, empowered, and action-oriented leaders. Participants from diverse backgrounds and perspectives collaborate together to understand themselves and their role as community leaders while improving their existing leadership skills.  These skills […]

GALEO RINDE HOMENAJE A LOS LÍDERES LATINOS DURANTE LA GRADUACIÓN DE GIL

ATLANTA, GA – GALEO celebrated twenty-eight Latinx leaders as they graduated from the GALEO Institute of Leadership on November 13th, 2021. Graduates of the cohort met once a month to discuss leadership and civic engagement, created research projects with action plans around issues that affect the Latinx-Hispanic communities in Georgia, learned from facilitators, and canvassed in […]