Voices With An Impact

Listen to stories worth celebrating!

We are excited to bring first-hand accounts from community leaders, program participants, and LULAC Members. Click on their image below to listen to their voice recording and/or read the transcripts.

Jacqueline Guerra

Jacqueline Guerra

Jacqueline says she is living proof of the positive impact that LULAC has in supporting first-generation Latino students through programs such as Ford Driving Dreams.
Frank Lara

Frank Lara

“I’m happy that I can be in front of [my students] and that I can be the representation… telling them they can do better.”
Diana Perez

Diana Perez

"It is very important that I give... to make this a better world for my children..."
Monica Beaudette

Monica Beaudette

"...these opportunities are here and it's for the advancement of our professional and personal growth."
Fernando Vidal

Fernando Vidal

“Being Latino means to embrace every single race, belief, and perhaps culture as our own.”
Carlos Luna

Carlos Luna

"...the liberties of this country...have come at the price of blood spilled by immigrants."
Ortencia Pina

Ortencia Pina

"Mi orgulle es ser Latina... una persona que cuando es una meta, que tu te debes fijar y debes salir adelante..."
Bianca Rosales

Bianca Rosales

"[LULAC] is for our community and that means [it is for] anybody who cares... and who wants to see change."
Gabriel Y. Rosales

Gabriel Y. Rosales

“I saw what a small group of people could do to make a difference in those communities.”
Rodolfo Rosales, Jr.

Rodolfo Rosales, Jr.

“[My dad] always told us, we’re just as American and we are American.”
Rosa Rosales

Rosa Rosales

“LULAC is like a big family of volunteers.”

THE IMPACT

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