RELEASE: Experts and Advocates Discuss Legalization of Undocumented Essential Workers in Economic Recovery as More Than 500 Organizations Call on Congress To Act

For Immediate Release January 22, 2021 Contact Claudia Montecinos cmontecinos@americanprogress.org   RELEASE: Experts and Advocates Discuss Legalization of Undocumented Essential Workers in Economic Recovery as More Than 500 Organizations Call…

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The Elections are Over! Now What? / ¡Las elecciones han terminado! ¿Y ahora qué?

(Image taken from “The Election is Over – Now What?”) The Elections are Over! Now What? Laura Jimenez Georgians, we finally made it to the finish line of this election…

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Georgia Voter ID Laws Impact on Latinx communities / El impacto que las leyes de identificación de votantes de Georgia tienen en las comunidades latinas

By Giselle Simental The movement to suppress minority voters from exercising their legal rights has taken on a new name. Voter Identification Laws have been enacted in multiple states with…

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Undocumented People Are Unable to Vote but Continue to Mobilize and Impact U.S. Elections

(Image from PBS) by Jennifer Manzano, Fall 2020 Intern The right to vote is deeply embedded in the core principle of the United States. Many of us grow up hearing…

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Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO’s CEO, named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” in 2021

Norcross, Georgia, January 4, 2021 – For a ninth time, Georgia Trend Magazine has named Jerry Gonzalez, CEO of GALEO, as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” for 2020. “On behalf…

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PRESS RELEASE: Re: Increase Ballot Drop Boxes to Ensure the Right to Vote in Georgia’s Runoff Elections

December 21, 2020 Honorable Brad Raffensperger Georgia Secretary of State 214 State Capitol Atlanta, GA 30334 Re: Increase Ballot Drop Boxes to Ensure the Right to Vote in Georgia’s Runoff…

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PRESS RELEASE: Voting Advocates Urge Hall County, Georgia to Maintain Early Voting for January Runoff

For Immediate Release December 17, 2020 CONTACT Ella Wiley: ewiley@naacpldf.org Elianne Ramos: eramos@latinojustice.org Travis Abercrombie: travis@allvotingislocal.org Voting Advocates Urge Hall County, Georgia to Maintain Early Voting for January Runoff Yesterday,…

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Runoff Election… What’s That? (Elección de Segunda Vuelta… ¿Qué es eso?)

(Image Credit: Peter, USA Today) Runoff Election… What’s That? Natalia B. Dutra What is a Runoff? Most of us have already voted this year, once if not twice, yet I’ve…

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PRESS RELEASE: More than 130,000 Newly Naturalized Citizens in Georgia Can Sway the Outcome of 2021 Senate Runoff Election, GALEO, AAAJ-Atlanta and NPNA Report Finds  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday December 17th, 2020 Contact: Cristian Solano Cordova  E: cristian@partnershipfornewamericans.org Tel: (720) 434-4632 More than 130,000 Newly Naturalized Citizens in Georgia Can Sway the Outcome of 2021…

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The Point of View of a Poultry Plant Worker’s Daughter During COVID-19

*This blog is written by an anonymous member of GALEO. Hall County is known as the poultry capital of the state. Unfortunately, to this day the poultry industry in Hall…

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