GALEO Leadership Council

Lead. Educate. Inspire.

Develop your leadership skills and support the Latinx community in Georgia.

The GALEO Leadership Council (GLC) is a council tailored for GALEO Institute for Leadership (GIL) alumni or GALEO members. Our purpose is to support GALEO’s mission of increased civic engagement and leadership development of the Latino community. GLC supports GALEO through our team’s advocacy and civic engagement projects.

GLC meets on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss advocacy and leadership development projects. Currently, we’re meeting remotely via Zoom due to the pandemic. We offer:

Our purpose is to encourage people passionate about Latinx issues to come together to lead efforts on social issues.

If you are a GIL or GALEO member, you can join GLC today! 

Want to be a part of our GALEO Leadership Council (GLC)? Contact Marifer Vizcaino at mvizcaino@galeo.org for more information.

About Our Committees

Advocacy

To educate GLC members on the legislative process and promote their increased involvement in GALEO’s advocacy efforts. The committee is responsible for hosting educational advocacy workshops

Leyendas

To educate Georgians about leyendas such as Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and other Latinx leaders and bring awareness to the plight of farm workers. To also advocate to establish a national Cesar Chavez National Holiday. We will hold a Cesar Chavez Day a the Georgia State Capitol and conduct an essay writing contest about Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta’s legacy.

Leadership Development

To focus on post-GALEO Institue for Leadership (GIL) leadership development. Some activities have included interfaith networking with the American Jewish Committee’s ACCESS group, public speaking, workshops, and networking events.

To join our committees or if you have any questions, contact Marifer Vizcaino at mvizcaino@galeo.org

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