Category Archives: Community News

COVID 19 INFO + RESOURCES EN ESPAÑOL

GRACIAS! Thank you to all our member organizations, partners and volunteers that have helped compile this information Limited resources are available in Georgia for non-English speakers. This is a working document compiling specific efforts, resources and materials in Spanish or with language access (in Spanish primarily) as well as resources available to individuals with limited documentation. CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT

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Don Teo, Rest in Power, Your Work Lives On

Teodoro Maus showed us how to love fiercely. He was a man of many talents and identities, an architect, an artist, a community organizer, a film director, a diplomat, a philanthropist, a radio host, an activist, a father, a husband, a mentor and a friend to many. Teodoro was from the generation when personal branding meant having clarity on where

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Hispanic Heritage Month: America Gruner

Celebrating our heritage is a year-round commitment. During Hispanic Heritage Month, LCF likes to doubly emphasize the work being undertaken that benefits our local community here in Georgia. America Gruner founded the Coalicion de Lideres Latinos (CLILA) without any outside funds or employees; her goal was to help Latinx in her community in North West Georgia. At the time, the

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We Need More People to Care About South Georgia

It was a beautiful morning and after a 4 hour drive and a 15 minute presentation at the South Georgia NonProfit Network Conference on 2020 Census, I drove to Tifton to meet with students from the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) and talk about Hispanic Heritage Month and the work our team at the Latino Community Fund does trying to

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Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month in Georgia

While National Hispanic Heritage Month officially started on September 15th, already thousands of Latinx/Hispanics in Georgia have shared their love for their culture, traditions and community in one or more of the many celebrations our member and partner organizations have led in the state. Whereas is art(stop by Plaza Las Americas in Gwinnett and vote for your favorite mural!), Latin American cuisine (we are still

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