Slurs in Soccer and Rampant Homophobia

Anyone familiar with international soccer is aware of the intensity and heart that goes with supporting your team. Passionate fans create chants to show support to their team and intimidate…

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Press Release | GALEO URGES CONGRESS TO PASS URGENT IMMIGRATION REFORM

August 11th, 2021 GALEO Erik Medina Communications Manager 678.691.1086 emedina@galeo.org     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GALEO URGES CONGRESS TO PASS IMMIGRATION REFORM SOLUTIONS THROUGH BUDGET RECONCILIATION  ATLANTA, GA – GALEO…

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Mental Health in the Latinx Community

By Alba Villarreal Mental health is one of the most prevalent issues today with over 10 million people that report living with some kind of mental health disorder. Disorders such…

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DACA: Texas v. United States

By Alba Villarreal DACA Background Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was implemented on June 15th, 2012 during the Obama administration to give temporary status to undocumented individuals who were…

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Education Inequalities

By Alba Villarreal Brown v. Board of Education established the principle that separate, segregated schools could not be equal. Nearly 70 years later, our schools are still separate, and also…

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Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Continues Hearing Testimony on Civil Asset Forfeiture and its Impact on Communities of Color

The Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces its third and fourth panels of speakers to provide testimony on the impact of civil asset forfeiture on…

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The Chavez Legacy

The Chavez Legacy By Alba Villlarreal  Julie Chavez Rodriguez is a civil rights activist who advocates for the inclusion of all marginalized folks. Her track record includes serving during the…

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Gentrification in Atlanta

Gentrification in Atlanta By Alba Villarreal Gentrification is when low-income neighborhoods experience negative change due to the moving in of more wealthy, affluent people. Wealthy people take over these areas…

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Mario Gonzalez and How Police Brutality affects Latinxs

Mario Gonzalez and How Police Brutality affects Latinxs Photo Credit: Beth Laberge/KQED By Nico Bernal In the wake of the police murder of George Floyd, the United States saw massive…

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Vaccine Equity in the Hispanic Community of Georgia  

Vaccine Equity in the Hispanic Community of Georgia   By Alba Villarreal Months after the FDA approved the first COVID-19 vaccine, there have been great efforts to vaccinate the majority of…

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