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May 14, 2013

LULAC Sends Joint Letter to Senate Leadership in Support of Amendments that Would Strengthen Senate Bill 744

As co-chairs of the Hispanic Education Coalition (HEC), LULAC and MALDEF issued a joint letter to Senate leadership urging support of amendments introduced by Senators Hirono, Coons, Blumenthal, and Hatch.

May 10, 2013

LULAC Condemns Factually Inaccurate and In Parts Bigoted Report Issued by the Heritage Foundation

LULAC condemns as factually inaccurate and bigoted the Heritage Foundation report regarding immigration reform.

May 8, 2013

LULAC Applauds U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy’s Amendment that Provides Equal Treatment for Same Sex Couples under Immigration Reform

The Amendment introduced by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy would provide equal treatment for same-sex couples under the recently proposed immigration reform legislation.

Apr 26, 2013

LULAC se asocia con Time Warner Cable para proveer computadoras gratuito y servicio de Internet de alta velocidad para la comunidad hispana de Youngstown

Como parte de un esfuerzo de varios años para expandir drásticamente el acceso de banda ancha y la alfabetización en la comunidad hispana, la LULAC y Time Warner Cable (TWC) ofrecen acceso gratuito a Internet de alta velocidad, computadoras , y otros equipos para un nuevo centro tecnológico en Youngstown, Ohio.

Apr 26, 2013

LULAC and Time Warner Cable to Provide Free Computers and High-Speed Internet Service for Youngstown’s Hispanic Community

As part of a multi-year effort to dramatically expand broadband access and literacy among the Hispanic community, LULAC and Time Warner Cable (TWC) are offering free, high-speed Internet access, computers, and other equipment for a new technology center in Youngstown, Ohio.

Apr 24, 2013

LULAC Praises President Obama for Requesting Increased Funds for Head Start and Urges Congress to Match the President’s Request

Today, the Hispanic Education Coalition (HEC), co-chaired by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) sent a letter to Members of Congress urging them to match the President’s fiscal year 2014 budget request for Head Start...

Apr 17, 2013

LULAC Councils Host Town Halls to Educate, Engage, and Mobilize on Immigration Reform Legislation

LULAC Will Engage Its Vast Grassroots Network For Complete Passage Of The Bill

Apr 17, 2013

LULAC Hails the Introduction of Bipartisan Immigration Reform Legislation in the Senate as a Promising Solution to our Broken Immigration System

LULAC Will Engage Its Vast Grassroots Network For Complete Passage Of The Bill

Apr 3, 2013

LULAC National President Margaret Moran Requests Texas State Senate to Reconsider SB 1724 and SB 3

Today, LULAC sent a letter in opposition to SB 1724 and SB 3 to the Texas State Senate. LULAC is concerned over the proposed legislation as it creates fewer pathways to education for Latino students and English Language Learners. The legislation would also change the current graduation framework by replacing high expectations for high school completion with weaker requirements.

Mar 27, 2013

NHLA Launches Latinos United for Immigration Reform Campaign and Plans for Unprecedented Mobilization of the Latino Community

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the 34 preeminent Latino organizations in the nation, today announced its Latinos United for Immigration Reform campaign and launched

Mar 26, 2013

The National Hispanic Leadership Association Announces National Campaign to Mobilize Latino Community on Immigration Reform

In anticipation of the introduction of a proposed bill on immigration reform next month, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the thirty preeminent Latino organizations in the nation, will host a news conference on Wednesday announcing ...

Mar 26, 2013

Organizaciones Realizan Manifestaciones en Apoyo a Lucha de la Comunidad LGBT para el Matrimonio Igualitario Universal

Hoy y mañana, la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. tendrá audiencias donde se escuchará los argumentos orales de dos temas fundamentales para la comunidad LGBT en su lucha por el matrimonio igualitario universal...

Mar 26, 2013

Organizations Hold Rally in Support of the LGBT Community's Search for Marriage Equality

While the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Proposition 8 on March 26 and on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on March 27 organizations ...

Mar 18, 2013

LULAC Praises President Obama's Nomination of Thomas Edward Perez for Secretary of Labor

Today, President Obama nominated Thomas Edward Perez for the position of Secretary of Labor, which would make him one of the top ranking Latinos to serve in the President Obama administration.

Mar 13, 2013

LULAC Congratulates Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina On His Historic Election

Jesuit Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected as the 266th pontiff making him the first pope to be elected from Latin America.

Mar 4, 2013

LULAC Applauds Verizon for Support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Today, Verizon sent a letter of support for comprehensive immigration reform to the group of Senators spearheading the effort, known generally as the Gang of Eight. LULAC particularly appreciates that Verizon broadly supports comprehensive immigration reform in its entirety rather than carving out only certain portions of the legislative proposal.

Mar 4, 2013

LULAC Sends Joint Letter to House and Senate Leadership on Impact of Sequestration on Hispanic Students

On behalf of the Hispanic Education Coalition (HEC), LULAC and MALDEF issued a joint letter to the House and Senate leadership urging for a bipartisan solution that staves off the Budget Control Act’s automatic sequestration provision. The letter specifically highlighted the negative impacts the sequestration cuts would likely have on federal education programs which serve thousands of Latino students...

Mar 1, 2013

March in D.C. to Support 96 Years of U.S. Citizenship for Puerto Ricans

This Saturday, March 2, 2013, LULAC National joins LULAC councils from Puerto Rico and the citizens of Puerto Rico in celebrating the 96th anniversary of the Jones-Shafroth Act that granted U.S. Citizenship to the people of Puerto Rico with a march from Capitol Hill at 9 AM.

Feb 27, 2013

On the Steps of the Supreme Court LULAC and Other Civil Rights Leaders Support the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Today, LULAC stands alongside civil rights leaders in support of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), as the nation’s highest court hears arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, a case challenging the constitutionality of the VRA...

Feb 26, 2013

Latino Voice Survey Launched as Precursor to 2013 SXSW Conference and Festival

This year’s 2013 South by Southwest Conference and Festivals (SXSW) will feature a panel of experts on Latinos and technology as well as the release of the results from the second annual Latino Voice survey...

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