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Dec 12, 2013

Budget Deal, Better Than the Alternative

The League of United Latin American Citizens released a statement from LULAC National President Margaret Moran regarding Congress’ latest budget deal.

Dec 10, 2013

Latino Groups Issue House of Representatives "Incomplete" Grade on Immigration and a Pledge Card for Action

National Latino organizations engaged in voter education and registration efforts today reported how the 113th Congress—including every member of the House of Representatives and the Senate—has dealt with the issue of immigration so far.

Dec 9, 2013

LULAC Supports American Federation of Teachers’ National Day of Action

The Day of Action includes 90 events across the country that brings together teachers, parents, students and community leaders who are dissatisfied with the current state of public education.

Dec 5, 2013

The Inaugural LULAC National Reception Celebrates the Establishment of LULAC’s Regional Office in Sacramento, California

Today, LULAC celebrates the establishment of its California Regional Office and honors Assembly Member Luis Alejo with the “Promotor de Oportunidades” Award.

Dec 4, 2013

LULAC Galveston Council #151 Donated 100 Antibiotic-Free Turkeys to The Children's Center Inc. of Galveston, Texas

As part of LULAC's Super Madres Campaign, LULAC sponsored a national competition among its councils to see which council could collect the most signatures in support of legislation to regulate the use of antibiotics in animal food production. The competition provided that the winner would receive 100 antibiotic-free turkeys to donate to the charity of their choice.

Nov 21, 2013

Discriminatory Game Quelled by Texas Collegiate LULAC Council

Earlier this week, Collegiate LULAC Councils successfully organized a peaceful demonstration against an offensive game organized by a conservative group at the University of Texas in Austin.

Nov 19, 2013

Puerto Ricans Rally on Steps of Library of Congress Calling for Equality

Today, more than 300 people representing the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico gathered on the steps of the Library of Congress to press the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on—and to pass—H.R. 2000, the Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act, a bipartisan bill that outlines the rights and responsibilities of statehood, provides for an up-or-down vote in Puerto Rico on the territory’s admission as a state, and prescribes the steps the president and Congress would take if a majority of voters favor admission.

Nov 15, 2013

LULAC Immigrant Veterans Campaign Scores Huge Win

Following LULAC’s extremely successful immigrant veteran postcard campaign which delivered 15,000 postcards to Congress earlier this week calling for passage of comprehensive immigration reform and for support of the families of immigrant veterans, the Department of Homeland Security has announced on Friday that they will halt the deportations of family members of veterans and active duty service members.

Nov 15, 2013

Contact House of Representatives and Ask Them To Vote on ENDA

We need your help now to convince leadership in the House of Representatives to take up the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)!

Nov 12, 2013

Latino Community Delivers Veterans Week Postcards to Congress Calling for Commonsense Immigration Reform This Year

Leaders of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Hispanic Federation (HF) and U.S. Air Force veteran Jesus Magaña highlighted the moral imperative for Congress to enact commonsense immigration reform in honor of immigrants and families of immigrants who have served in the U.S. military.

Nov 7, 2013

Virginia Latino Electorate Pivotal in State Elections

In this week’s Virginia race, the Latino community demonstrated that it is a powerful voting block and that candidates running for elected office would be well served to avoid anti-immigrant rhetoric which marginalizes Latinos. Read more.

Oct 30, 2013

LULAC and Univision to Launch "Acción por la Educación!"

LULAC and Univision will raise awareness on the importance of college readiness with the launch of "Acción por la Educación!" The effort will be focused on helping parents understand the critical role that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) plays in ensuring students are well prepared for college upon high school graduation.

Oct 28, 2013

Congressman Jeff Denham Keeps His Word with the Latino Community by Co-sponsoring HR 15

Earlier this month, as part of LULAC’s ACTober advocacy visits, LULAC members representing California and other parts of the country met with Congressman Jeff Denham to press the importance of passing immigration reform this year.

Oct 24, 2013

LULAC Responds to President Obama’s Remarks to Pass Immigration Reform

Oct 21, 2013

LULAC and EDF Health Campaign Spotlights Rising Risks to Latinos from Toxic Chemical Exposure

During the National Hispanic Week of Action, October, 21st through the 28th, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) will begin a partnership to raise awareness of the health risks associated with exposure to dangerous chemicals, including the increased risk of premature birth, infertility and cancer in the Latino community.

Oct 17, 2013

It’s Time to Stop Wasting Time – The Hispanic Community Needs for Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

With the government shutdown and debt ceiling crises temporarily set aside, Congress now has time to answer the public mandate for commonsense immigration reform. Read LULAC's statement on the issue.

Oct 9, 2013

LULAC Receives Diversity Advocate Award at 30th Annual Kaitz Foundation Dinner

The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation’s oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the country, will be honored as the 2013 Diversity Advocate at the 30th Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner.

Oct 8, 2013

LNESC and Marathon Oil Corporation Launch San Antonio Science Corps Middle School Program to Engage Latino Youth in Advanced STEM Learning

Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas.

Oct 3, 2013

Shots Fired During LULAC ACTober Advocacy Days

Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) who are in Washington, D.C. for meetings at the White House and on Capitol Hill are safe and out of harm’s way following shots being fired on Capitol Hill.

Sep 30, 2013

LULAC Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Advocacy and Mobilization of Latinos on Immigration Reform and Health Care

As the oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the country, LULAC will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an array of activities that promote the organization’s work to help win congressional passage of immigration reform this year.

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