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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 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 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.

Apr 17, 2015

LULAC Concerned by Lack of Accountability Measures in New Education Bill

Yesterday, Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, released the following statement regarding the passage of the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 which was passed by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP).

Apr 14, 2015

LULAC Mourns the Passing of Arizona’s First Latino Governor Raul Hector Castro

Today, LULAC National President Margaret Moran issued the following statement following the death of Raul Hector Castro, Arizona’s first Latino Governor.

Apr 13, 2015

LULAC Comments on the Historical Significance of Latino Presidential Candidates

Today, Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, issued the following statement regarding the announcement made by Senator Rubio that he was running for President of the United States.

Apr 10, 2015

We Need You to Act Now to Protect the Texas Dream Act

The Texas Dream Act is under attack. If repealed, thousands of students will see their college dreams disappear or significantly diminished. We must take action now to prevent this assault on the youth of Texas.

Apr 9, 2015

LULAC Responds to the Release of the Senate Bipartisan Agreement on the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

Today, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes released the following statement following Tuesday's unveiling of bipartisan legislation to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Apr 7, 2015

LULAC Hosted its Annual National Women's Conference in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico

The LULAC Women’s Commission hosted its annual National Women’s Conference in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

Mar 31, 2015

LULAC Reflects on the Legacy of Cesar Chavez

Today, LULAC National Executive Director, Brent Wilkes released the following statement in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.

Mar 31, 2015

LULAC Joins Petition Urging Ban on Products with Certain Toxic Chemicals

Today, LULAC joined a broad coalition of groups filing a petition asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to ban four categories of consumer products — children’s products, furniture, mattresses and the casings around electronics — if they contain any flame retardant in the chemical class known as organohalogens.

Mar 27, 2015

LULAC National Women's Commission, Tyson Foods and The Roadrunner Food Bank Provide a Truckload of Protein to New Mexicans

As part of LULAC’s commitment to eradicate hunger and malnutrition, LULAC, Tyson Foods, and the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico have joined efforts to distribute a truckload of protein to the Roadrunner Food Bank.

Mar 3, 2015

LULAC Calls on the House of Representatives To Support Clean Department of Homeland Security Funding Bill

Washington, D.C. – Today, Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, issued the following statement regarding Speaker John Boehner’s decision to allow a vote without limitations..

Feb 26, 2015

LULAC Response Regarding the Federal Communications Commission Vote on Net Neutrality

Washington, D.C. – Today, Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director, issued the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission vote on net neutrality:

Feb 26, 2015

We Need You to Act Now to Protect Executive Action

President Obama has taken bold administrative action to advance much needed immigration reform. His administrative action, announced on November 20, 2014, will protect millions of Latino immigrants from deportation...

Feb 17, 2015

Advocates are Confident that a Ruling by a Texas Federal District Court Will Not Stand – Individuals are Urged to Be Ready to Apply!

Washington, D.C. – Early this morning, a U.S. District Court Judge in the Southern District of Texas issued a temporary injunction blocking the implementation of the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as well as the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program. The Obama Administration is appealing the ruling...

Feb 12, 2015

Latino Coalition Launches Nationwide Outreach & Assistance Campaign to Help Immigrants Apply for Deferred Action Programs

The campaign will outreach to more than 2 million Latino immigrants through a nationwide public relations campaign and provide one-on-one assistance to over 150,000 applicants for President Obama’s deferred action programs through a new bilingual toll free hotline and in-person assistance at more than 40 immigrant integration centers.

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