GALEO promotes engagement of the Latino and immigrant community in issues that matter to them. Our efforts over the years has focused upon immigration reform and voting rights. Please see the calls to action below and volunteer and/or take action in a way that you are able to do so! We must engage to make Georgia a better place for us all.

GALEO Statement of Principles on Immigration

Date
Title
Brief Desc.
  • 08-12-2019
    Atlanta Area Organizations Call for Gun Legislation

    Statement from the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, ADL, and GALEO

    Local Georgia organizations representing the ADL, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, and GALEO today issued a joint statement in reaction to the spate of gun violence and acts of domestic terrorism in the United States over the past eight days:

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  • 08-07-2019
    Domestic Terrorism Against the Hispanic Community

    August 7, 2019

    El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio are both reeling and mourning from another set of mass shootings in our nation.  El Paso, Texas is different.  The white nationalist domestic terrorist purposefully targeted the Latinx community for his attack and used similar extremist and racist language which the President has used during his campaign and while in office.  Please take a look at the letter we signed on to along with many Latinx leaders from across the nation. 

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  • 08-01-2019
    Gwinnett County Commissioner “Neutral” on 287g while Sheriff sends White Nationalist to Represent his Office?

    August 1, 2019

    Yesterday, Gwinnett County Commissioner Marlene Fosque decided to host a town hall meeting where she mentioned she was “neutral” on 287g and wanted to bring communities together for a debate.  The Sheriff of Gwinnett County sent a representative from a hate group, who is also a convicted felon, to speak on his behalf on the 287g policy.  YOUR voice is needed on this issue.  Please see below for a way for you to take action to educate the Gwinnett County Commissioner Fusque that she must not remain neutral and she should oppose 287g. 

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  • 05-20-2019
    YOUR voice is needed on many issues!
    May 20, 2019

     
    Last week, we sent out an advocacy alert to help stand in support of Judge Dax Lopez, being considered for an appointment by Gov. Kemp to the Stone Mountain Circuit Superior Court. 
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  • 05-16-2019
    GALEO Call To Action!Your SUPPORT is necessary for Judge Lopez!
    GALEO Call To Action!Your SUPPORT is necessary for Judge Lopez!

    May 15, 2019

    To begin with, Judge Dax Lopez is an exemplary judge who has served DeKalb County with honor and distinction for many years now and has been re-elected twice by the people of DeKalb County. He also has the only Spanish language diversion drug court in the state of Georgia. 

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  • 05-06-2019
    YOUR voice is needed on many issues! Take a look and speak up!
    May 6, 2019
    In 2020, we will begin the important process of making sure every single person, including all babies, are counted in the 2020 Census.  The Georgia Latino Complete Count Committee continues to form and expand.  Contact pedro@2014old.galeo.org if you would like to join our efforts!
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  • 03-11-2019
    Gwinnett County Early Voting continues this week through FRIDAY!
    March 11, 2019

    GALEO has been at work at the Georgia Capitol and in Gwinnett County!
    Please see below on important calls to action for support of immigrant rights and other issues that are important to GALEO and our Latinx community!  Please pay special attention to the action alert regarding the need to call your State Senator on the Hate Crimes Legislation.
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  • 03-06-2019
    GALEO Supports the passage of the Hate Crimes Bill! Gwinnett County Early Voting continues through the weekend!
    March 6, 2019

    GALEO has been at work at the Georgia Capitol and in Gwinnett County!
    Please see below on important calls to action for support of immigrant rights and other issues that are important to GALEO and our Latinx community!  Please pay special attention to the action alert regarding the need to call your State Representative on the Hate Crimes Legislation.
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  • 03-04-2019
    GALEO encourages Gwinnett Voters to VOTE YES on the MARTA Referendum! Early Voting continues this week!

    March 4, 2019
     
    GALEO has been at work at the Georgia Capitol and in Gwinnett County!
     
    Please see below on important calls to action for support of immigrant rights and other issues that are important to GALEO and our Latinx community!
     
    GALEO does strongly support the MARTA Referendum for expansion into Gwinnett County.    Gwinnett County voters have begun casting their ballots last week in this important election to bring and expanded public transit option for Gwinnett County residents.
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  • 02-26-2019
    GALEO encourages Gwinnett Voters to VOTE YES on the MARTA Referendum! Early Voting Begun Today!
    Feb. 25, 2019

    GALEO strongly supports the MARTA Referendum for expansion into Gwinnett County!  Gwinnett County voters can begin casting their ballots today in this important election to bring and expanded public transit option for Gwinnett County residents.
    GALEO volunteers and canvassers will be making sure Latinx community members will turn out to vote YES in support of the Gwinnett County referendum on MARTA expansion.
    Please see below for additional information and ways in which you can help us reach more voters!
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