Category Archives: Education

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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Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month Calendar

Throughout the year, the Latino Community Fund along with our members and partners seeks to promote, amplify, strengthen, and support the Latinx community throughout Georgia. The period between September 15 – October 15 has officially been designated to further highlight and celebrate our diverse and vibrant community. We are issuing this calendar of events with the hopes of facilitating and

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