Latinos for Democracy #EstamosAqui


The Hispanic Federation and Latino Community Fund of Georgia have announced the launch of a non-partisan, statewide Latino voter registration and mobilization initiative in Georgia.  The “Latinos for Democracy” Initiative focuses on registering Hispanic eligible voters for the November mid-term elections and encouraging existing Latino voters to participate in this year’s elections.   The coordinated … Continue reading Latinos for Democracy #EstamosAqui

Adela Lopez: “I Plan on Continuing to Give Back and Invest in Youth Like Me”


This story was written by Adela Lopez, the daughter of immigrants originally from Ahuehuepan, Guerrero, Mexico. Adela was raised along the Buford Highway corridor that spans across four cities: Brookhaven, Chamblee and Doraville and Norcross. Adela has participated in the art show “Ni de Aqui Ni de Alla” recently and has offered an alternative version of the … Continue reading Adela Lopez: “I Plan on Continuing to Give Back and Invest in Youth Like Me”

“That tasted good” said Marlon, to which I replied, “Jesus usually does.”


(This post was originally published as part of MC USA’s Immigration Justice: Learn, Pray, Join initiative.  It is here re-published with permission from the writer, Anton Flores-Maisonet. Anton Flores-Maisonet is the co-founder of Casa Alterna, a hospitality house located in a Guatemalan neighborhood in Georgia and devoted to faithful acts of mercy and justice.) During the funeral … Continue reading “That tasted good” said Marlon, to which I replied, “Jesus usually does.”

I am lucky to have the opportunity to provide a service that meets a very real and immediate need – Holly Patrick


We continue, during this Hispanic Heritage Month, highlighting the work of community members and also of hard-working allies. In this story, we feature Holly Patrick, a board member of El Refugio, a ministry of hospitality for immigrants detained at Stewart Detention Center and their families.  Holly has a Master’s Degree in Public Health Rollins School of Public … Continue reading I am lucky to have the opportunity to provide a service that meets a very real and immediate need – Holly Patrick