The Georgia Runoffs: Record Breaking Beyond Numbers

The Georgia Runoffs: Record Breaking Beyond Numbers By: Jennifer Manzano (Image from The Nation) The social media posts, yard signs, constant phone calls and text messages, and even canvassers at…

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The Point of View of a Poultry Plant Worker’s Family Member During COVID-19

The Point of View of a Poultry Plant Worker’s Family Member During COVID-19 By Anonymous Member of GALEO Community Hall County is known as the poultry capital of the state.…

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Georgia Redistricting Alliance Calls for Transparency in Redistricting Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Sweat, asweat@progeorgia.org Karuna Ramachandran, kramachandran@advancingjustice-atlanta.org Georgia Redistricting Alliance Calls for Transparency in Redistricting Process Friday, February 5, 2021 (ATLANTA, GA) – Amidst a barrage of anti-voting bills dropped…

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Georgia Votes Declares: Don’t Bother My Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Sweat asweat@progeorgia.org, 678-951-2172 Georgia Votes Declares: Don’t Bother My Ballot  Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (ATLANTA, GA) – Yesterday, on the heels of a string of proposed legislation that aims…

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GALEO Announces the 14th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest. Great Prizes Included! Deadline: February 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO,  jerry@galeo.org, 678.691.1086, for media inquiries. Polo Vargas, GALEO, polo@galeo.org, 770.558.2236, for contest questions. (Norcross, Georgia) – January 29, 2021 – The GALEO Leadership Council has…

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RELEASE: Experts and Advocates Discuss Legalization of Undocumented Essential Workers in Economic Recovery as More Than 500 Organizations Call on Congress To Act

For Immediate Release January 22, 2021 Contact Claudia Montecinos cmontecinos@americanprogress.org   RELEASE: Experts and Advocates Discuss Legalization of Undocumented Essential Workers in Economic Recovery as More Than 500 Organizations Call…

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The Elections are Over! Now What? / ¡Las elecciones han terminado! ¿Y ahora qué?

(Image taken from “The Election is Over – Now What?”) The Elections are Over! Now What? Laura Jimenez Georgians, we finally made it to the finish line of this election…

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Georgia Voter ID Laws Impact on Latinx communities / El impacto que las leyes de identificación de votantes de Georgia tienen en las comunidades latinas

By Giselle Simental The movement to suppress minority voters from exercising their legal rights has taken on a new name. Voter Identification Laws have been enacted in multiple states with…

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Undocumented People Are Unable to Vote but Continue to Mobilize and Impact U.S. Elections

(Image from PBS) by Jennifer Manzano, Fall 2020 Intern The right to vote is deeply embedded in the core principle of the United States. Many of us grow up hearing…

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Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO’s CEO, named as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” in 2021

Norcross, Georgia, January 4, 2021 – For a ninth time, Georgia Trend Magazine has named Jerry Gonzalez, CEO of GALEO, as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” for 2020. “On behalf…

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