Category Archives: Family & Youth

Georgia in 10 Years, Depends on Us

Meet Antonio Molina, one of our Giving Circle members, businessman, father, husband, mentor and community leader

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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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Lurking Behind the Gospel Welcome

Written by Anton Flores-Maisonet, founder of Alterna Community and Casa Alterna in LaGrange, Georgia.  This essay was originally published on the Casa Alterna Facebook page on September 6.  Re-published with permission from Anton. Tuesday morning one of my new neighbors was ambushed by ICE officials. He is currently detained and now faces possible deportation. Cloaked in the pre-dawn darkness stealthily lurking

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Rudy Beserra, A True Pioneer for the Latino Community

Rudy Beserra, Senior Vice President of Latin Affairs at the Coca-Cola Company is receiving the 2017 Award for Leadership at the 30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. A true pioneer and advocate for the Latino community across the US, Rudy has been a consistent voice and force in government, nonprofit and corporate fields. While working on his degree

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