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Apr 3, 2009

Press Release: LULAC Supports American Civic Association in the Wake of the Tragic Shooting.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, is anguished and saddened by the news of the shooting of 14 people at the American Civic Association of Binghamton, New York today.

Apr 2, 2009

LULAC Supports the Recommendations of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America

LULAC is very pleased to support the recommendations of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America.

Mar 23, 2009

DREAM Act: The Time is Now!

The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act is bipartisan legislation that addresses the situation faced by young people who were brought to the United States years ago as undocumented immigrant children, and who have since grown up here, stayed in school, and kept out of trouble.

Jan 23, 2009

1st Annual Educational Forum on Diabetes.

A Latinos in Action Initiative.

Jan 19, 2009

LULAC Congratulates Senate Finance Committee For Supporting The Legal Immigrant Children's Health Improvement Act

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) applauds the Senate Finance Committee passage of the Legal Immigrant Children’s Health Improvement Act (ICHIA) by a vote of 12-7.

Jan 16, 2009

LULAC Congratulates Senate Finance Committee For Supporting The Legal Immigrant Children's Health Improvement Act

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) applauds the Senate Finance Committee passage of the Legal Immigrant Children’s Health Improvement Act (ICHIA) by a vote of 12-7. We encourage all members of the United State Senate to urge support of immigrant children and pregnant women.

Dec 4, 2008

Campaign For High School Equity Calls On California and Federal Policy Makers To Address Dropout Crisis

The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights groups working for education reform, today gathered education and civil rights leaders at a policy briefing to discuss recommendations from its white paper, "High School Policy Reform: A Plan for Success."

Nov 7, 2008

Free Web Site Launched to Help Immigrants Learn English

US Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education today launched U.S.A. Learns, a free Web site to help immigrants learn English. The Web site, which is located at www.USALearns.org, provides approximately 11 million adults who have low levels of English proficiency with easily accessible and free English language training.

Nov 5, 2008

Historic Latino Voter Turnout Helps Elect Barack Obama

Latino voters turned out in record numbers this election and voted decisively for Barack Obama, helping him win in a landslide election in which the minority vote provided the decisive margin of victory.

Oct 31, 2008

Get Out And Vote: LULAC Urges Hispanics To Vote On Election Day

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) announced today that it has a new Internet section on the homepage titled “Get Out The Vote” to help Hispanics get the latest information on the upcoming mid-term elections.

Oct 27, 2008

LULAC, DANR and CEAC to Hold Financial Literacy Program, Access to Credit at HOSTOS College in NY

Today, Citizens for Equal Access to Credit, a diverse, multicultural nonprofit coalition, along with its partners, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) held a financial literacy and minority access to credit event at Hostos Community College in the Bronx.

Oct 27, 2008

LULAC, DANR and CEAC to Hold Financial Literacy Program, Access to Credit at HOSTOS College in NY.

Today, Citizens for Equal Access to Credit, a diverse, multicultural nonprofit coalition, along with its partners, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) held a financial literacy and minority access to credit event at Hostos Community College in the Bronx.

Oct 15, 2008

LULAC and CEAC Form National Partnership to Promote Minority Access to Credit, Financial Literacy.

Today, Citizens for Equal Access to Credit, a diverse, multicultural nonprofit coalition, along with its partners, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) held a financial literacy and minority access to credit event at Hostos Community College in the Bronx.

Oct 15, 2008

LULAC and CEAC Form National Partnership to Promote Minority Access to Credit, Financial Literacy

Today, Citizens for Equal Access to Credit (CEAC), a diverse, multicultural nonprofit coalition, announced that the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) was joining CEAC.

Oct 14, 2008

La Alianza Hispana Empowers Latinos Through Technology

La Alianza Hispana, a Boston Latino family-support services organization announced today the opening of its new community technology center. The organization's clients will have instruction and access to technology to help with English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, educational opportunities, job searches and online citizenship services.

Oct 10, 2008

LULAC Demands Recall & Denunciation of Offensive Political Flyer

The League of United Latin American Citizens demands an immediate recall and denunciation of one of the most offensive political advertisements in this already divisive election season. The advertisement, paid for by the Republican State Leadership Committee of Virginia, uses a Spanish-speaking Chihuahua to dehumanize Ohio’s Latino community and warns English-speaking voters that they may have to learn Spanish if Democrat Connie Pillich beats Republican Virgil Lovitt in the race for Ohio’s 28th district.

Oct 3, 2008

Telemundo and mun2 Unveil National Multi-Platform “Vota Por Tu Fututro”/ “Vote 4 Ur Future” Campaign at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Telemundo, a leading producer of innovative and high-quality content for Hispanics worldwide, and mun2, the preeminent voice for Latino youth, announced today the launch of “Vota Por Tu Futuro” -- “Vote 4 UR Future,” the networks’ national non-partisan Hispanic voter registration campaign.

Oct 1, 2008

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Civil Rights Coalition Calls For High School Education Reform

A quality education is the right of every American. As we celebrate this month the many contributions of Latinos to the diverse culture of New York, we must also increase the capacity of our neighborhood schools to help nurture the Hispanic leaders of tomorrow.

Aug 6, 2008

35 Students Selected Nationwide Graduate From the UNM/LULAC National Leadership Program

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in conjunction with the University of New Mexico graduated high school students from a summer youth leadership development program that is funded by the Department of Energy.

Apr 23, 2008

LULAC Supports the STRIVE Act Which is a Realistic and Fair Immigration Reform and a Moratorium on Raids Around the Country

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales made the following statement today: “Over the last few months a failure to reach consensus on immigration reform has resulted in raids around the country including Texas.

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