Press Release: JERRY GONZALEZ HONORED AS AN INFLUENTIAL LATINO IN GEORGIA

    September 1, 2021 GALEO Erik Medina Communications Manager emedina@galeo.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GEORGIA’S 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL LATINOS RECOGNIZED AND HONORED TODAY JERRY GONZALEZ INCLUDED IN THE HONORS…

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GALEO CEO Jerry Gonzalez’s Testimony on Redistricting

August 30th, 2021 My name is Jerry Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (aka GALEO), the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund and the GALEO…

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Colorism in Our Communities 

By Alba Villarreal Colorism plagues the existence of Latinx and Hispanic individuals in the United States. As communities fight external conflicts such as voter suppression and poverty, conflicts such as…

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Luis Grijalva: A Dreamer in Tokyo

By Alba Villarreal As the excitement of the 2020 Olympic Games settles, athletes are returning home after proudly representing their country. While the return is not as significant for most…

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PRESS RELEASE: CENSUS REVEALS GROWTH OF THE LATINO COMMUNITY IN GEORGIA

  August 12th, 2021 GALEO Erik Medina Communications Manager 678.691.1086 emedina@galeo.org     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CENSUS REVEALS GROWTH OF THE LATINO COMMUNITY IN GEORGIA  ATLANTA, GA – The US…

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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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