GALEO Announces the 13th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest Great Prizes Included! Deadline: February 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contacts:   

Jerry Gonzalez, GALEO,  jerry@2014old.galeo.org, 678.691.1086, for media inquiries.

Polo Vargas, GALEO, polo@2014old.galeo.org, 770.558.2236, for contest questions. 

(Norcross, Georgia) – December 11, 2019 – 

The GALEO Leadership Council has announced details for the 13th Annual Cesar Chavez Essay Contest. The intention of the contest is to increase awareness of the continual plight of farm workers and their contributions to America while honoring civil rights legend Cesar Chavez.

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What happens after the Census?

Nancy Ramirez

November 27th, 2019

By now, you have probably heard about the census already and its significance. It is important to be informed because the Census is our opportunity to help our state get representation and funding. April 1, 2020 will be Census day, but once we fill it out, what happens next? What happens after the census is over?

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Define “Latinx”

Karen Padilla

November 27th, 2019

For years we have grown up using the terms Latino or Latina, but in recent years the term Latinx has risen. Many people do not understand why an ‘x’ was added to the term, however it is a term coined to be inclusive to all people. Latinx helps to group those who do not conform to a certain gender, which was coined in 2004 by the LGBT community, however by 2014-2015, people from academia, journalists and activists recognized the term. If we revert to the Spanish language, every person, object, or place has a feminine or masculine pronoun, however there are people who identify as gender fluid, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, queer, etc. Latinx was created for people of Latin origin to be included in any conversation without referring to male or female only. Such as people who do not use she/her/him/his, instead their pronouns are they/their.

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PRESS RELEASE

November 21, 2019

Georgia Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights

Releases Report: Disability Rights and Civil Rights

The Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released Disability Rights and Civil Rights in Georgia, a report on the status of disability rights in the state. The report is based primarily on testimony collected at a public meeting in Atlanta in February 2018; a web briefing in July 2018; and written testimony submitted to the Committee during a public comment period.

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Visión 2020

Karen Padilla

20 de noviembre del 2019

¿Sabe usted que es el Censo? El Censo es una cuenta de todas las personas que viven en los Estados Unidos cada diez años. Quizás se pregunte porque importa una cuenta, pero es una de las cosas más importantes que puedes hacer como habitante de los Estados Unidos. El censo nos afecta a todos; recibimos fondos para escuelas, hospitales, e infraestructura del censo.

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