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Oct 20, 2012

LULAC Sponsors Mariachi Corazon de San Antonio and Feria de Salud in San Antonio, Texas

In support of its health education initiative, Latinos Living Healthy with the support of Walmart, the health festival gathered over 3,000 people from across San Antonio for a variety of fun physical activity, access to nutritious and affordable foods and entertainment by Trio Ellas and Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández.

Oct 11, 2012

LULAC Files Action Against Harris County To Stop Discriminatory Practices Aimed at Preventing Minorities from Voting

Oct 4, 2012

LULAC Galvanizes Community on Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Immigration Summit on Capitol Hill

Today, on Capitol Hill LULAC held an immigration summit that included a plenary discussion along with a series of strategy sessions where 200 attendees, policy leaders, community advocates engaged in a robust dialogue. The sessions also produced recommendations for ensuring the immigration, asylum, and naturalization processes respect the dignity of the individual, and reflect our nation’s commitment to human and civil rights.

Oct 2, 2012

The Nation’s Leading Latino Advocacy Groups Discuss Recent Voter Empowerment and Registration Efforts

Today, Hispanic advocacy groups provided an update on their joint efforts to register new voters and turn out a record-setting 12 million Latino voters in the November 2012 elections.

Oct 2, 2012

LULAC Applauds Court’s Decision to not Enforce PA Voter ID Law for 2012 Election

Today, the Commonwealth Court in Pennsylvania blocked the state from enforcing the new voter ID law thereby temporarily postponing the voter identification requirement until after the election.

Oct 2, 2012

LULAC Acclaims the Establishment of César E. Chávez National Monument in California

LULAC supports the decision by the Obama Administration to designate the California home of labor leader César E. Chávez as a national monument for the world renowned migrant leader who pioneered the struggle for labor rights in the United States.

Sep 25, 2012

LULAC Celebrates National Voter Registration Day and Calls the Latino Community to Vote

LULAC Voter Registration Campaign: The Future is in Your Hands: Vote!

Sep 13, 2012

LULAC Partners with Cable Industry to Pay Tribute to Influential Hispanics with On Demand Programming

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, LULAC is again partnering with the cable television industry to pay tribute to the powerful and positive influence of Hispanics in America by shining a spotlight on compelling Hispanic-themed programming and movies. This is the second year for the partnership’s Hispanic Heritage On Demand initiative.

Aug 28, 2012

LULAC Lauds Decision by Federal Court Striking Down Texas Voter ID Law, Finding that the Law Restricts the Voting Rights of Minorities

Today, a Federal Court struck down the Texas voter ID law, noting that in Texas, minority voters are more likely to be poor and face a greater burden in order to comply with the photo ID requirement.

Aug 28, 2012

LULAC Applauds the Decision of the Three Judge Federal District Court

Today, the three judges of the Federal District Court, in Washington DC, unanimously declared that the Texas Congressional plan drawn by a Republican Texas Legislature would have a discriminatory and retrogressive impact against minorities and affirmed that all three maps, the Congressional, State House of Representatives, and the State Senate, to be in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

Aug 28, 2012

LULAC aplaude la decisión del tribunal federal

Hoy el tribunal federal en Washington DC dictaminó que los nuevos mapas de votación que dibujó la Legislatura Republicana de Tejas contienen discriminación y retrogresión contra las minorías. El tribunal afirmó que los tres mapas, los del Congreso, de la Cámara de Diputados del Estado de Tejas, y del Senado del Estado de Tejas, violan la Quinta Sección de la ley federal Derecho del Voto.

Aug 28, 2012

LULAC se anima por la decisión del tribunal federal que deroga la ley de identificación electoral en Texas, diciendo que la ley restringe los derechos electorales de las minorías

Hoy, un tribunal federal derogó la ley de identificación de Texas, diciendo que en Texas los votantes que son minorías son más probables de ser pobres y de enfrentar una carga más grande en cumplir con el requisito de identificación fotográfica. La ley restringe los derechos electorales de las minorías.

Aug 22, 2012

LULAC Supports Blocking of Anti-Immigrant Laws

LULAC supports the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit to block most of Alabama and Georgia’s anti-immigrant laws since they would support a state-sponsored culture of blatant intolerance that would criminalize immigrants. Read more to find details.

Aug 21, 2012

Executive Director Wilkes: Texas Republican Senate Nominee Ted Cruz and the Latino Community

The Texas Observer asks, "Republican Senate nominee Ted Cruz thinks he’s right for the Latino community. Do Texas Latinos think he's right for them?" and Executive Director Brent Wilkes responds. Read more.

Aug 17, 2012

LULAC Held a Town Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada Discussed How the Proposed Funding Changes in 2013 Would Further Exacerbate the Disparities Faced By Latinos

LULAC - Town Hall Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada Discussed How the Proposed Funding Changes in 2013 Would Adversely Impact Latinos

Aug 15, 2012

LULAC Supports “No Text On Board – Pledge Day”

AT&T’s Commitment to Reduce the Number of Distracted Drivers on the Road

Aug 7, 2012

Nationwide Computer Donation and Recycling To Help Narrow the Digital Divide in the Latino Community

Today, LULAC, Connect2Compete (C2C), Redemtech, and the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) joined FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to announce the launch of a nationwide computer recycling and donation effort to support narrowing the digital divide.

Jul 26, 2012

Important Information for DREAM Act Youth

LULAC Red Alert: Do NOT apply for deferred action, AKA the DREAM Act, today! Your application will be denied if you apply today. Read on for more info.

Jul 25, 2012

President Moran on the Huffington Post: Voter Purges in Florida

LULAC National President Margaret Moran speaks on the Huffington Post about voter purges in Florida, Governor Rick Scott, and the Latino community.

Jul 24, 2012

From the Annals of the White House: Highlights from LULAC Convention 2012

The White House features the Future of Puerto Rico Town Hall from the 2012 LULAC Convention on the White House Blog. Written by Michael Strautmanis.

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