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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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LCF Georgia Denounces and Condemns Domestic Terrorism, ​White Nationalism and White Supremacy

The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) denounces and strongly condemns the two domestic terrorists that created fear, violence and killed and injured dozens of individuals in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH. White Nationalism is a hateful ideology at the core of the vast majority of recent acts of terrorism and violence in the country. White Nationalism was also at

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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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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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The 2020 Census is Critical to All Communities in the Country

Earlier today, media outlets reported that a number of jurors at the US Supreme Court seemed ready to allow the Trump administration to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census. The Latino Community Fund joins hundreds of nonprofit and philanthropic partners in standing firm against the inclusion of the citizenship question in the US Census. Simply put, there

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