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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Nuestro Arcoiris: The Intersection Between Latinx and LGBT+

Nuestro Arcoiris: The Intersection Between Latinx and LGBT+ By Nicolas Bernal ‘Queer latinidad’ is a recently coined term that is becoming more and more relevant in our diversified society. It…

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Common Cause, Fair Fight Action, and Over 300 Organizations Call on Corporations to Cut Ties with ALEC

Common Cause, Fair Fight Action, and Over 300 Organizations Call on Corporations to Cut Ties with ALEC Media Contact Jay Riestenberg jriestenberg@commoncause.org  WASHINGTON — Today, Common Cause, Fair Fight Action, and over…

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High School Grad Finally Receives Diploma Amidst Controversy

High School Grad Finally Receives Diploma Amidst Controversy By Alba Villarreal It’s graduation season and as students from all over the country are getting ready to walk the stage, many…

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2020: THE GEORGIA LATINO ELECTORATE GROWS IN POWER

                                June 10th, 2021 Erik Francisco Medina Communications Manager 888.54GALEO info@galeo.org     2020: THE…

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GEORGIA REDISTRICTING ALLIANCE DEMANDS MEANINGFUL PUBLIC INPUT TO THE REDISTRICTING PROCESS

GEORGIA REDISTRICTING ALLIANCE DEMANDS MEANINGFUL PUBLIC INPUT TO THE REDISTRICTING PROCESS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2021 CONTACT INFORMATION Karuna Ramachandran 404.585.8446 x 106 kramachandran@advancingjustice-atlanta.org ATLANTA, GA —  Both Georgia’s Senate…

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