GA Legislature Quietly Schedules First Redistricting Hearing While Ignoring Calls for Transparency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 8, 2021 CONTACT: Mia Arreguin, mia@progressga.org GA Legislature Quietly Schedules First Redistricting Hearing While Ignoring Calls for Transparency ATLANTA – Today, Georgia voting rights and fair redistricting advocates responded…

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Latinx vs. Hispanic: ¿Por qué no los dos?

By Alba Villarreal Introduction A common misconception is that terms such as Latinx and Hispanic are interchangeable. If someone is an immigrant from Latin America, what does that make them?…

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Were We Counted? How the 2020 Census Might Affect Latino Georgia

Since 1790, the United States has conducted a decennial enumeration of its population. This process has three primary functions in our society: 1) reapportionment of electors and representatives, 2) redrawing…

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THE GEORGIA IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ALLIANCE COMMENDS REDESIGNATION OF TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS FOR HAITI

THE GEORGIA IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ALLIANCE COMMENDS REDESIGNATION OF TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS FOR HAITI FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2021 CONTACT INFORMATION James C. Woo 404.585.8446 x 104 jwoo@advancingjustice-atlanta.org Atlanta, GA —…

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Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Hosts Second Panel Discussion on Civil Asset Forfeiture and its Impact on Communities of Color

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                   May 4, 2021            Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Hosts Second Panel Discussion on Civil Asset Forfeiture and its Impact on Communities of…

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Latino student population falls behind as pandemic widens education gap

Ojima Abalaka / for NBC News Latino student population falls behind as pandemic widens education gap Written By: Stefany Alvarado, Spring 2021 Intern  In August of 2020, a photograph of…

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Climate change as a catalyst for Latino migration to the United States

Jorge Cabrera/Reuters Climate change as a catalyst for Latino migration to the United States By Stefany Alvarado Since the beginning of its creation, the United States has been defined as…

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STATEMENT OF ADVOCACY: Call for the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to Require ESOL Preparation Courses for all Georgia Certified Teachers

STATEMENT OF ADVOCACY: Call for the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to Require ESOL Preparation Courses for all Georgia Certified Teachers WE ASK: GATESOL, LCF Georgia, GALAS, and GALEO join together…

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The Troubling Vaccination Rate of Latinos in Georgia

Image from: https://voiceofoc.org/2021/01/latinos-are-being-left-behind-in-ocs-coronavirus-vaccination-efforts/ The Troubling Vaccination Rate of Latinos in Georgia By Rodrigo Ruiz-Tello    April 7, 2021 It has been over a year since the first Coronavirus case was discovered…

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Despite Voter Suppression Attempt, Still We Persist

Despite Voter Suppression Attempts, Still We Persist By Helen Butler, Executive Director, The People’s Agenda This year’s legislative session has brought with it many twists and turns. On the heels…

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