LCF GEORGIA ANNOUNCES 2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


Atlanta, Georgia (October 31, 2017) – Through the generous support of community investors, and Giving Circle members; the Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) announces its 2017 grant and scholarship recipients in the areas of Educational Attainment, Civic Engagement, Micro-Entrepreneurship and Arts and Sports Enrichment. These groundbreaking investments allow member organizations to further their partnership with … Continue reading LCF GEORGIA ANNOUNCES 2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Faith Leaders Announce Free Mental Health Support Program for DACA Students


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2017 Faith Leaders Announce Free Mental Health Support Program for DACA Students DECATUR, GA – On Thursday, Nov. 2, a prominent and diverse group of interfaith and community leaders will gather to announce a mental health support program to support the physical, emotional and spiritual wellness of DACA students who … Continue reading Faith Leaders Announce Free Mental Health Support Program for DACA Students

Being Latino Means I am Breaking the Status Quo and Enlightening the World of my Culture and Heritage.


(This essay was originally posted @ GALEO.org website. We are re-posting in an effort to increase awareness of the voices and opinions of Latinos in Georgia) I am the son of Latino immigrants, whose footsteps crossed the deserts of Mexico, whose sweat, blood and teardrops stained the path that crossed 3 countries and 4 states … Continue reading Being Latino Means I am Breaking the Status Quo and Enlightening the World of my Culture and Heritage.

HOW TO SUPPORT PUERTO RICO FROM GEORGIA?


HOW TO SUPPORT PUERTO RICO FROM GEORGIA? Financial contributions are the most important way to provide support for emergency services and the rebuilding of Puerto Rico.  Monetary contributions pay for transportation, gasoline, skilled relief workers, construction materials, medicines, medical supplies, food and essentials for the rebuilding of Puerto Rico. Donate directly to Puerto Rico via … Continue reading HOW TO SUPPORT PUERTO RICO FROM GEORGIA?

Lurking Behind the Gospel Welcome


Written by Anton Flores-Maisonet, founder of Alterna Community and Casa Alterna in LaGrange, Georgia.  This essay was originally published on the Casa Alterna Facebook page on September 6.  Re-published with permission from Anton. Tuesday morning one of my new neighbors was ambushed by ICE officials. He is currently detained and now faces possible deportation. Cloaked in … Continue reading Lurking Behind the Gospel Welcome