All Press Releases

Apr 12, 2012

LULAC Holds 2012 National Women’s Conference in Houston

Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Present and Envisioning Our Future...

Mar 27, 2012

Celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

To mark the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, LULAC is reinforcing its efforts by encouraging all of our members, in addition to our health advocates, to take action and help with implementation efforts of the President’s health care reform bill...

Mar 16, 2012

LULAC Condemns the Southern Mississippi University’s Use of Racist Chants at a Puerto Rican Born Basketball Player

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, during a NCAA Tournament game between Kansas State University and Southern Mississippi University, a Kansas State player was harassed by the Southern Mississippi University band with chants calling for the player to show his green card ...

Mar 7, 2012

The Nation’s Most Respected Latino Civil Rights Organizations LCLAA, LULAC, NCLR, and Hispanic Federation, Join the 47th Anniversary of the Reenactment of the Selma to Montgomery March

Washington, D.C. – Today, in front of the AFL-CIO headquarters, a delegation of Latino leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders boarded a bus routed to Selma, Alabama in order to participate in the reenactment of the historic civil rights marches of 1965. The Latino delegation will march alongside civil rights leaders in Selma and demand for the repeal of Alabama’s anti-Latino legislation, HB 56 ...

Mar 7, 2012

Organizaciones Nacionales mas respetadas de Defensa a los Derechos Civiles de los Latinos, LCLAA, LULAC, NCLR e Hispanic Federation, se unen a la Conmemoracion del 47 Aniversario de la Marcha de Selma a Montgomery

Washington, D.C. – Hoy, en la sede del AFL-CIO, una delegación de líderes latinos, políticos, y líderes comunitarios abordaron un autobús con rumbo a Selma, Alabama para rememorar las marchas históricas de derechos civiles del año 1965. La delegación latina marchara junto a los líderes de derechos civiles en Selma para exigir la revocación de la ley anti-latina, HB 56 ...

Mar 1, 2012

Interim Redistricting Maps Don’t Go Far Enough in Protecting The Latino Voting Strength in Texas

San Antonio, Texas – The League of United Latin American Citizens, the largest and oldest Latino membership organization expressed disappointment over some aspects of the interim maps that were released by a three judge panel in the Western District of Texas...

Feb 23, 2012

The Country’s Premiere Latino Organizations Launch Latinos for Democracy: Movimiento Hispano

Washington, D.C. – Today, The Hispanic Federation, the Labor Council for Latin America Advancement (LCLAA), and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) announced their partnership in an unprecedented non-partisan effort to increase voter registration and mobilize the Latino vote ...

Feb 16, 2012

LULAC Announces Collaboration With AT&T Supporting Signature Youth Mentoring and Technology Programs

Unveils Video Highlighting Community Impact of Recipient Initiatives

Feb 16, 2012

LULAC Anuncia Colaboración con AT&T para Apoyar Programas de Mentores para los Jóvenes y Tecnología

Presenta video destacando el impacto del programa en las comunidades que se beneficiaron

Feb 15, 2012

The 2012 Latino Vote: Reshaping the Electoral Map

LULAC Announces Collaborations with LCLAA and Mi Familia Vota to Register and Turn Out the Latino Vote.

Feb 8, 2012

LULAC Disappointed Over the Ruling of the Arizona Supreme Court to Uphold the Removal of a Qualified Candidate from the Ballot

Washington, DC – LULAC condemns yesterday’s ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court that a city council candidate could be kept off the ballot based simply on an allegation that she had limited English language skills ...

Feb 7, 2012

LULAC Heeds Order Of Federal District Judge To Keep Conversations Ongoing And Resolve The Matter In A Collaborative Manner

Washington, DC – Pursuant to U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia's order, LULAC has re-affirmed its commitment to try to resolve this matter through negotiations ...

Feb 6, 2012

LULAC To Benefit From the Generous Contribution Of the Walmart Foundation To Support the Latinos Living Healthy Initiative

Today, LULAC announced that its signature health initiative, Latinos Living Healthy, would benefit from the generous support by the Walmart Foundation to further educate and promote healthy living and community health festivals in the Latino community...

Jan 27, 2012

LULAC Civic Engagement Campaign to Benefit from the Generous Support of the Comcast Foundation

WASHINGTON D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens will benefit from the generous support of the Comcast Foundation which will go to fund a civic engagement campaign ...

Jan 27, 2012

LULAC Provides Testimony of Controversial Florida Voting Law HB 1355

LULAC Executive Director, Brent Wilkes, provided oral testimony to the Judiciary Committee regarding the law’s adverse effect on the Hispanic population...

Jan 25, 2012

LULAC Reflects on President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address

In President Obama’s third State of the Union address, the President outlined specific policy priorities for his Administration in order to make "an economy that's built to last."...

Jan 20, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Reversed and Remanded the Redistricting Case With Instructions to the U.S. District Court On How to Proceed With New Texas Maps

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision directing the San Antonio District Court in Texas to use the plan that was drawn by the Texas Legislature as a starting point in drawing a new interim map that encompasses the merits of LULAC and the redistricting plaintiff's concerns regarding the constitution and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act ...

Jan 10, 2012

LULAC Praises the Appointment of Cecilia Muñoz as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council for the White House

Washington, DC – Today, President Obama appointed Cecilia Muñoz as the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, making her the top Latina official over matters concerning immigration...

Jan 9, 2012

Jose Garza to Present Oral Argument to U.S. Supreme Court in Texas Redistricting Case

Washington, DC – Today, at 1 P.M., the Supreme Court will hear Perry v. Perez, a case in which the state of Texas used redistricting gerrymandering techniques to delineate districts that dilutes Latino voting strength, in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and in violation of the 14th and 15th Amendments. Long-time LULAC attorney Jose Garza will argue for all plaintiffs, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the interim maps drawn by the Texas Federal Court ...

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