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Atlanta, Georgia – April 24, 2019 – The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia), unveiled today key findings from the 2018 Georgia Latino Entrepreneurship Study, the first of its kind in the state of Georgia. The research study was a collaboration with the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI), researchers from Emory Goizueta Business School, the University of … Continue reading Latino Community Fund Unveils Findings of the 2018 Georgia Latino Entrepreneurship Study in Collaboration with the UGA SBDC Office of Minority Business Development (OMBD)
Earlier today, media outlets reported that a number of jurors at the US Supreme Court seemed ready to allow the Trump administration to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census. The Latino Community Fund joins hundreds of nonprofit and philanthropic partners in standing firm against the inclusion of the citizenship question in the … Continue reading The 2020 Census is Critical to All Communities in the Country
The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia), announces the appointment of three new Board directors for the 2019 – 2020 term, effective January 1st. In alphabetical order, the new members are: Daniela Demaria, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Head of Strategy and Solutions Fifth Third Bank. Daniela has 20 years of C-Suite experience in the US … Continue reading LCF Georgia Announces 2019 Board of Directors
Families and individuals have been moving cities, towns, countries since the beginning of times. Migration is not new, is something we all do or have done looking for better opportunities, sometimes survival. Our immigration system needs serious reform and in the last two years, policies like DACA repeal, Family Separation and shutting down asylum claims … Continue reading There is no crisis threating America related to border control or immigration.
It was September 2015 and Dr. Marie Friedmann Marquardt was at Little Shop of Stories surrounded by friends and children. Everybody was asking her questions about a love story taking place in Georgia. The story was between Alma, (a Mexican quinceañera very much aware that her ticket out of poverty was education and hard work) … Continue reading Provoking Reflection Through Youth Adult Books, Marie Marquardt