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Latino Community Fund Unveils Findings of the 2018 Georgia Latino Entrepreneurship Study in Collaboration with the UGA SBDC Office of Minority Business Development (OMBD)

Atlanta, Georgia – April 24, 2019 – The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia), unveiled today key findings from the 2018 Georgia Latino Entrepreneurship Study, the first of its kind in the state of Georgia.  The research study was a collaboration with the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI), researchers from Emory Goizueta Business School, the University of Georgia, the UGA Small Business

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A Leader is one who Loves, GALEO Latino Leaders Summit

On September 30, 2017, GALEO.org (through the GALEO Community Leadership Fund) hosted the 1st Latino Leaders Summit in partnership with OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students) at the Georgia Gwinnett College. The event aimed to develop and hone leadership skills and to educate, empower, and inspire Latino upcoming leaders from across the state, included workshops, networking sessions, and important panelists and

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A Dose of Inspiration, Featuring Luis Otero

(This essay was originally published by the Hispanic Organization for the Promotion of Education -HoPe- a LCF Georgia member nonprofit organization.  It is re-published here with permission to help amplify the voice and story of Luis) Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, Luis immigrated to the United States with his mom when he was one to reunite with his father in search of

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Being Latino Means I am Breaking the Status Quo and Enlightening the World of my Culture and Heritage.

(This essay was originally posted @ GALEO.org website. We are re-posting in an effort to increase awareness of the voices and opinions of Latinos in Georgia) I am the son of Latino immigrants, whose footsteps crossed the deserts of Mexico, whose sweat, blood and teardrops stained the path that crossed 3 countries and 4 states as they escaped a country

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