Category Archives: Family & Youth

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 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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Preguntas sobre el censo del 2020

PREGUNTAS SOBRE EL CENSO 2019-2020 ¿Por qué estoy recibiendo formularios que dicen “censo” ahora en el 2019? Hay dos actividades distintas relacionadas al censo que están desarrollándose este año: – El American Community Survey (ACS) que generalmente es un formulario color verde con varias preguntas, (incluyendo la pregunta de la ciudadanía) es una manera de recoger información que el censo

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El Refugio Launches a Program for Immigrants and Asylum Seekers

Member organization “El Refugio” is launching a new program assisting immigrants and asylum-seekers released from Stewart Detention Center in getting to the next step in their journey. The program is in collaboration and partnership with a number of organizations and volunteers that have been assisting in an ad-hoc basis like “Paz Amigos” in Columbus, GA.  This program is an effort

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