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Dec 1, 2016

LULAC and LICI to Host the First Latino Tech Summit in Silicon Valley

This week, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, in partnership with the Latino Institute for Corporate Inclusion (LICI), is hosting the first Latino Tech Summit in Silicon Valley.

Nov 18, 2016

LULAC Condemns the Choice of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

The League of United Latin American Citizens condemns President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be the Attorney General.

Nov 15, 2016

LULAC Applauds Texas Board of Education Decision to Reject Mexican American Studies Textbook

The Texas Board of Education, in a unanimous 14-0 vote, rejected a textbook criticized for its erroneous and racist depictions of Mexican Americans. LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement.

Nov 15, 2016

LULAC Congratulates Comcast on the Launch of Two New Hispanic Owned Independent Networks

The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation’s largest and oldest Hispanic organization congratulates the Comcast Corporation for selecting two new Hispanic American-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast cable systems beginning in January 2017.

Nov 11, 2016

LULAC Salutes Veterans

Today, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement:

Nov 9, 2016

LULAC Encouraged by Strong Latino Voter Turnout in 2016 Elections

The League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation’s largest and oldest Hispanic organization, was encouraged by strong turnout from Latino voters throughout the country.

Nov 1, 2016

LULAC Helps to Ensure Latinos Vote on Election Day

LULAC councils are working in their communities to ensure high voter turn-out from the Latino community.

Nov 1, 2016

Opportunities to Prevent Voter Intimidation on Election Day

Oct 25, 2016

LULAC Statement on AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner Inc.

In response to the announcement that AT&T has entered into an agreement to acquire Time Warner Inc., LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement.

Oct 25, 2016

The Nation’s Leading Latino Advocacy Groups Launch PSA Encouraging Latinos to Vote

Movimiento Hispano, a coalition of civil rights and labor organizations that include The League of United Latin American Citizens, the Hispanic Federation and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement has launched a PSA urging Latinos to vote on Election Day.

Oct 21, 2016

National Latino Organizations Issue Joint Statement Regarding Voting Rights and Voter Intimidation in the Presidential Election

Hispanic Federation (HF), League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) have issued the following statement on voting rights and voter intimidation in the 2016 Presidential Election.

Sep 21, 2016

Join LULAC for National Voter Registration Day on September 27

With the presidential election only seven weeks away, we need your help in ensuring that Latinos turn out in record-breaking numbers.

Sep 19, 2016

After Years of Discriminatory Immigration Enforcement, SB 1070 Has Been Rendered Virtually Unenforceable

In response to an opinion issued by the Arizona Attorney General, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement:

Sep 15, 2016

LULAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Encouraging Latinos to Register to Vote

Sep 13, 2016

First Latina Cast Member is a Welcome Step Toward Diversity on Saturday Night Live

Yesterday, Saturday Night Live (SNL) announced that for the first time in its 42 year history, a Latina will be joining the cast. In response to the hiring of Melissa Villaseñor, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement:

Sep 13, 2016

LULAC and GreenLatinos Stand in Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Roger C. Rocha, Jr., National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s oldest and largest Hispanic civil rights advocacy organization, together with GreenLatinos, a national network of Latino environmental and conservation advocates, issued the following response.

Sep 6, 2016

ACTION ALERT: Tell CFPB to Stand Up Against Predatory Payday Lenders

Help LULAC National by submitting a comment to the CFPB urging them to continue taking steps to reign in abusive payday lending practices.

Jul 29, 2016

LULAC Celebrates Win for Voting Rights, Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Law

In response to court's decision, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement.

Jul 27, 2016

LULAC Applauds Changes to the Central American Refugee Program by Obama Administration

In response to changes to the Central American Refugee program, LULAC National President Roger C. Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement.

Jul 25, 2016

LULAC Celebrates as Texas Acknowledges Rights Under Birthright Citizenship

Today, the State of Texas settled the lawsuit in favor of Texas’s immigrant families and will once again issue birth certificates to all U.S.-born children. In response, LULAC National President Roger C Rocha, Jr. issued the following statement:

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