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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Una Exposición de Arte y Aceptación

Francesca Burke 17 de Julio del 2019 Cuando entré a la exposición de arte, leí la palabra “contrapunto” en letras grandes en la pared sin explicación. Yo sabía que esta…

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President Donald J. Trump Backing Away From Citizenship Question Effort Marks Win for Latino Community, Democracy and Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2019 The damage has already been done, however, making it vital for the Administration to act swiftly to restore the credibility of the U.S. Census Bureau…

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GALEO & MALDEF STATEMENTS ON TRUMP’S CONCESSION TO ABANDON CENSUS LEGAL FIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2019 Contact:  Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO, jerry@galeo.org, 678.691.1086(Norcross, GA) – Donald J. Trump conceded yesterday that his administration will no longer pursue a legal fight to…

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