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Sep 9, 2009

Our Health Care System is Broken, Reform Now!

“We need meaningful health care reform that will lower costs, expands access and improves quality,” said LULAC National President Rosa Rosales. “For too long we have recognized problems in our health care system - cost, access and quality - but have not taken the required action to correct these deficiencies.”

Sep 1, 2009

Rosa Rosales: Let’s talk about Latinos and Health Reform (PDF)

En la sala de conferencias de la oficina nacional de la League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC por sus siglas en inglés) tuvo lugar el pasado miércoles una importante reunión en donde Rosa Rosales presidenta nacional de esa organizacion anunció públicamente su apoyo a la reforma de salud propuesta por el Presidente Barack Obama. Rosales estuvo acompañada por miembros de la mesa directiva de la citada agrupación y representativos de agencias comunitarias que también apoyan la reforma mencionada.

Aug 25, 2009

LULAC Wins Suit Against Texas Two-Step

Today a three-judge federal panel in West Texas issued an order denying the Texas Democratic Party’s motion for summary judgment and stated that section 5 of the Voting Rights Act applies to delegate selection rule changes made by the Texas Democratic Party.

Jul 18, 2009

President Rosa Rosales re-elected for a fourth term.

The League of United Latin American Citizens overwhelmingly voted for LULAC National President Rosa Rosales today at the LULAC general assembly and election of officers in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the conclusion of the convention.

Jul 7, 2009

University of Phoenix, LULAC, Partner to Promote Education within Hispanic Communities

The League of United Latin American Citizens and University of Phoenix have partnered to award 25 scholarships to exceptional members of our community who have demonstrated a commitment to their local communities through leadership, volunteerism and/or professional development opportunities.

Apr 27, 2009

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales Statement On Swine Flu

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation's largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, National President Rosa Rosales today issued a statement in response to recent human infections with a newly discovered type A (Swine flu) virus.

Apr 27, 2009

LULAC National President Rosa Rosales Statement On Swine Flu

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation's largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country, National President Rosa Rosales today issued a statement in response to recent human infections with a newly discovered type A (Swine flu) virus.

Apr 8, 2009

LULAC Applauds New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson For Signing HB 428, Prohibiting Racial Profiling In The State

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization, is pleased that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson signed House Bill 428 into law accompanied by LULAC leadership in Santa Fe yesterday.

Apr 8, 2009

Press Release: LULAC Applauds New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson For Signing HB 428, Prohibiting Racial Profiling In The State.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization, is pleased that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson signed House Bill 428 into law accompanied by LULAC leadership in Santa Fe yesterday.

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 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.

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