The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia

GALEO Members and Supporters Make up 30% of the List Atlanta, GA – September 9, 2019 – It is that time of the year again- The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce…

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Why we don’t Vote

Stephania Ortez August 14, 2019 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2016, approximately 1 in 7 American citizens who were of voting age self-reported that they were not registered…

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Concerns over Gwinnett Daily Post Normalization of Hate Group Leader

Open Letter/Letter to the Editor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2019  Contacts:    Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 678.691.1086 Concerns over Gwinnett Daily Post Normalization of Hate Group Leader (Norcross, GA)  August…

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Do Your Kids Speak Spanish?

Francesca Burke August 12th, 2019 Language is inextricably tied to culture and ethnicity. Yet, sometimes the connection between them cannot be neatly summed up with a sentence like: “All Latinos…

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#HATEFREEGA COALITION RESPONDS TO MASS SHOOTING IN EL PASO, TEXAS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mallory Harris – (404) 660-6474 info@maurasvoice.org Shelley Rose – (678) 938-1399 srose@adl.org Atlanta, GA, August 7, 2019 … #HateFreeGA coalition partners GLAHR, GALEO, Urban League, Maura’s Voice…

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Washington Post Oped: Call the El Paso shooting what it is: Domestic terrorism against the Hispanic community

Stephanie Valencia August 6, 2019 In response to the tragic El Paso shooting on Saturday, dozens and dozens of Latino leaders across the country signed onto an oped that ran…

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NALEO and NALEO Educational Fund Respond to Act of Violence and Hate in El Paso

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2019 Hate crime marks one of the deadliest attacks on Latinos in the history of the United States Washington, D.C.  – The National Association of Latino Elected…

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MALDEF STATEMENT ON EL PASO AND DAYTON MASS SHOOTINGS

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION  August 4, 2019 (LOS ANGELES) – Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) released the following…

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287 (g) and our Community

Stephanie Gomez July 29, 2019 Our state is divided into 159 counties all within the jurisdiction of different sheriffs and police departments. A Sheriff is an elected or appointed official…

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How Latinos Paved the Way For Brown v. Board of Education

Stephanie Gomez July 19, 2019 Anyone who has taken a United States history course is familiar with Brown v. Board of Education. This landmark case declared school segregation to be…

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