Tag Archives: Latino Narrative South

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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There is no crisis threating America related to border control or immigration. 

Families and individuals have been moving cities, towns, countries since the beginning of times. Migration is not new, is something we all do or have done looking for better opportunities, sometimes survival. Our immigration system needs serious reform and in the last two years, policies like DACA repeal, Family Separation and shutting down asylum claims at the border, have created

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Provoking Reflection Through Youth Adult Books, Marie Marquardt

It was September 2015 and Dr. Marie Friedmann Marquardt was at Little Shop of Stories surrounded by friends and children. Everybody was asking her questions about a love story taking place in Georgia. The story was between Alma, (a Mexican quinceañera very much aware that her ticket out of poverty was education and hard work) and Evan, the nephew of

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“That tasted good” said Marlon, to which I replied, “Jesus usually does.”

(This post was originally published as part of MC USA’s Immigration Justice: Learn, Pray, Join initiative.  It is here re-published with permission from the writer, Anton Flores-Maisonet. Anton Flores-Maisonet is the co-founder of Casa Alterna, a hospitality house located in a Guatemalan neighborhood in Georgia and devoted to faithful acts of mercy and justice.) During the funeral visitation for my paternal grandfather,

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The Voice of Marty Rosenbluth

During Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be profiling some of the stories of contributions from Latinos in Georgia, but for the first time, we will also be featuring some non-Latinos that are great allies to the community with excellent work and dedication. Here is one of those stories featuring Marty Rosenbluth from the Polanco Firm) Marty is well known in

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