DACA: Unlawful. A Devastating Decision for Thousands of Families

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and a District Court have now found the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) unlawful. While we respect the rule of law and await further legal action, Congress continues to have the power to legislate protections for the children and teens brought to the country by…

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NOW is a good time to rescind Title 42

The Latino Community Fund Inc (LCF Georgia) welcomes the Biden Administration decision to end Title 42 and encourages our congressional representatives and Senators to support this important step towards returning to established legal processes for asylum seekers publicly. What is Title 42? Title 42 is a World War II-era public health law granting the government…

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#EstamosAquí Fiesta! Celebrating Latinx Heritage, Culture, Joy and Growth

Hosted by the Latino Community Fund – LCF Georgia, the festival will be Saturday, Sept. 10, from 3-8 p.m. at Historic Fourth Ward Park Amphitheater. Contacts:  Gigi Pedraza, gigi@lcfgeorgia.org Daniela Racines, Daniela@LCFGeorgia.org (678) 705-2057 The Estamos Aquí Fiesta — We Are Here Festival — celebrates Latinx heritage, culture, joy and growth as part of Hispanic…

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The History of Black History Month

What is Black History Month? Dr. Carter G. Woodsen, was a Harvard Historian, who founded the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). He worked to ensure the many contributions of African Americans were recognized and not forgotten or ignored. In 1926 the ASALH began to formally highlight black history with…

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The Impact of COVID-19 in Georgia’s Diverse Communities and Immigrants

As communities in Georgia grapple with the ongoing pandemic, the economic recesion. Specific groups are disproportionate affected because of specific challenges like language, limited mobility, diverse documentation, and cultural competency. While at the begining of the public health crisis it was clear how unprepared mainstream organizations were to serve immigrants, rural communities were likely never…

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Love our new page but want to check out the previous content?

Nothing is perfect in life. We love our site and we could not bring with us hundreds of stories, perspectives and opinions we wrote for years first as a volunteer project aiming to tell our stories from a Latinx perspective and later as part of the Latino Connection, Latino Community Connection and later formally as…

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LCF Georgia Supports and Celebrates Dekalb County’s Efforts for an Inclusive People’s Democracy

The “#Dear Georgia,It’s Time” campaign launched with the belief that all Georgia voters should be included in our democracy. In just 6 weeks, we won a major victory to expand language access for Georgia voters. Dekalb County becomes the first county to voluntarily provide resources and sample ballots in Spanish and Korean.

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The Latino Community Fund Affirms that Black Lives Matter

(Art credit to Favianna Rodriguez, poster created for the Black and Latino Summit in LA in 2008) The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) recognizes the need to mobilize and organize against institutional racism and White Supremacy and unequivocally affirms that Black Lives Matter.  We honor the lives of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Dreasjon “Sean” Reed,…

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