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Jun 26, 2015

Long-Sought Victory for the Equal Rights Movement Achieved Today in Historic Supreme Court Decision

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement in response to the 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which affirmed the right of same-sex couples to marry in all fifty states.

Jun 25, 2015

Minority Communities Remain Easy Mark for Voter Suppression: LULAC Joins Civil Rights Advocates in Rally for Shelby Anniversary

LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement as LULAC joins civil and voting rights advocates in Roanoke, Virginia to mark the second anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision which struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).

Jun 25, 2015

LULAC Denounces Donald Trump’s
Anti-Immigrant Campaign Speech

LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement regarding disparaging remarks made by Donald Trump of the Mexican immigrant population during a campaign speech.

Jun 25, 2015

LULAC Applauds King v. Burwell Decision Protecting Healthcare Coverage for Millions of Americans

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement in response to the 6-3 Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, which upheld the subsidies of the Affordable Care Act.

Jun 24, 2015

LULAC Stands with Director Katherine Archuleta During Congressional Hearings on Chinese Cyber Attacks

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement in response to the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, Katherine Archuleta, testifying before three Congressional committees regarding the federal civilian data breach which enabled Chinese hackers to access U.S. systems.

Jun 18, 2015

LULAC Mourns Lives Lost as Hate Crime Shatters Community

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement following the killing of nine people at one of the nation’s oldest African-American churches, the Historic Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

May 26, 2015

The Fifth Circuit’s Decision is a Temporary Setback for Millions Seeking Relief Under DACA and DAPA

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied the Department of Justice’s request for an emergency stay. In response to today’s decision, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement.

May 18, 2015

THE 86TH LULAC NATIONAL CONVENTION FAMILIA: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF OUR SOCIETY

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host its 86th LULAC National Convention from July 7 to July 11 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

May 6, 2015

LULAC Mourns the Passing of Ernest Eguia, A Member of LULAC for 67 Years

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, issued the following statement following the death of Ernest Eguia.

Apr 30, 2015

LULAC Denounces Birthright Citizenship Hearing in U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security

Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, released the following statement in response to yesterday's hearing on ending birthright citizenship in the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

Apr 29, 2015

Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico Receives More than 35,000 Pounds of Protein Donated by Tyson Foods and LULAC

Today, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), kicked off its health fair series entitled, Latinos Living Healthy: Feria de Salud in Ponce, Puerto Rico with a donation from Tyson Foods.

Apr 29, 2015

LULAC Brings The Federal Training Institute to Puerto Rico On May 1st and 2nd

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the country’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, is proud to make available a series of workshops free to individuals interested in pursuing a federal career. In addition, several federal agencies will be in attendance to showcase career opportunities.

Apr 29, 2015

LULAC Brings Latino Health Fair to Ponce, Puerto Rico

In Partnership with the Ponce Municipality, LULAC Women’s Commission and LULAC Puerto Rico, the LULAC Latinos Living Healthy: Feria de Salud, Focuses On Addressing Health Disparities in the Latino Community

Apr 23, 2015

LULAC Applauds the Historic Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

In response to the confirmation of Loretta E. Lynch as the first African-American woman U.S. Attorney General, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes issued the following statement:

Apr 23, 2015

LULAC Partners with the Movement Advancement Project to Release Report on LGBT People of Color

In an effort to help address discrimination against the LGBT community, LULAC partnered with the Movement Advancement Project on a new report entitled, Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT People of Color.

Apr 21, 2015

Action Alert: Help LULAC stop anti-immigrant amendments on the Senate floor today!

Click here to send a letter to your Senator.

Apr 21, 2015

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Joins EDF & LULAC for Earth Day Twitter Town Hall

Tomorrow, in honor of Earth Day, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to host a Twitter Town Hall regarding environmental impacts on Latino health.

Apr 17, 2015

LULAC Urges State Leaders to Stop the Attacks on DACA and DAPA

Contact your Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and State Attorney General today and demand they drop their lawsuits targeting President Obama's Administrative Actions.

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