LULAC National Update
August 20, 2010 · Print This Article
“The training materials issued by Arizona are so vague and ill-defined that they will certainly lead to widespread racial profiling and discrimination.”
Peter Schey, President of the Los Angeles-based Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law
and lead counsel in LULAC v. State of Arizona
Visit www.unitearizona.org and check out what LULAC & the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda are doing to unite Arizona against this unconstitutional law.
81st Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition Update:
Pictures from the National Convention are now available online!
To view more, please visit us online by clicking here
SAVE THE DATE!
June 27 – July 2, 2011
82nd Annual LULAC National Convention
Duke Energy Convention Center
LULAC and BANK OF AMERICA UPCOMING NYC HOUSING WORKSHOP
The LULAC and Bank of America Homeownership Workshop is a free event for the community that helps prepare families for their future. Families have the opportunity to get information about the process and requirement of purchasing a home. The next workshop will take place in Queens, New York on Saturday, August 28, 2010. Food will be served and prizes will be raffled. If you have any questions, please call Ulises A. Gonzalez at (202) 833-6130 or e-mail him at: UGonzalez@LULAC.org. For more information about the event, please visit www.LULAC.org/events/LULAC_BankofAmerica_NYC
LULAC and D.O.J. WORKER’S RIGHTS WORKSHOP
The Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) and LULAC National are partnering in an initiative to inform the Latino community about their workers’ rights. LULAC and local organizations will co-host workshops in various cities throughout the United States. The next workshop will be in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday, August, 26. Additional workshops will be in Chicago, IL and Miami, FL during the months of September and October, respectively. Questions? Please contact Ulises Gonzalez at (202) 833-6130 or email at him at: UGonzalez@LULAC.org. For more information about the event, please visit www.LULAC.org/events/DOJ_Roxbury/
If you have been discriminated against because of your national origin, citizenship, or immigration status, please call the toll free hotline for help at: 1-800-255-7688
ATTENTION LULAC COUNCILS!
Sponsor a high school student to attend the 2010 Washington Youth Leadership Seminar in DC!
Applications must be received by the LNESC National Office by August 26, 2010.
JOIN THE LULAC MOVEMENT!
115,000 members. 829 local councils. 60 technology centers.
To advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.
Join the League of United Latin American Citizens – La Voz de la Comunidad.
For more information about how to become a LULAC member or how to start a LULAC council,
please visit www.LULAC.org/members
or call Lupe Morales, LULAC National Director of Membership at 1-915-577-0726
DID YOU KNOW… SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL CHOLESTEROL EDUCATION MONTH!
LULAC has partnered with AstraZeneca to empower the Latino community with information about how to keep your heart healthy. Click HERE for more information and to see when the Artery Explorer (a virtual ride through your arteries) is coming to a town near you.
LULAC in the NEWS
Hot debate over immigration is urging Latino voters
El Dia News, 8/13/1, 5:54 PM
Click HERE for article
Debate fires up on speed of, access to the Internet
TMCnet.com, 8/15/10,3:23 AM
Click HERE for article