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Annette Quijano, New Jersey Assemblywoman and Homeland Security Chair

Annette Quijano, New Jersey Assemblywoman and Homeland Security Chair
By: admin
07/05/2019

New Jersey Assemblywoman and Homeland Security Chair Annette Quijano knows firsthand the importance of preparing communities for emergencies.  The constant threat of manmade and natural disasters is a reminder that New Jersey residents can never be too prepared to tackle emergencies.    As a participant at NALEO’s first National Policy… Read More

Susan Galindo, North East Independent School District Board President

Susan Galindo, North East Independent School District Board President
By: admin
07/05/2019

When it comes to promoting healthy living and encouraging students to make health conscious food choices, North East Independent School District (NEISD) Board President Susan Galindo believes schools should look beyond what’s served in the cafeteria. NEISD has long rallied for health and wellness policies that promote students’ well-being, but… Read More

Strengthening Arizona’s Future: One Education Leader at a Time

Strengthening Arizona’s Future: One Education Leader at a Time
By: admin
12/06/2017

Imagine landing a job that does not pay well, where the desired outcomes seem to constantly change.  There are no resources available to get the job done and you are accountable to countless “bosses” all of whom want different things.  Welcome to the life of a local school board member,… Read More

#GivingTuesday 2017: “Getting help from NALEO was something big! NALEO is always there!”

#GivingTuesday 2017: “Getting help from NALEO was something big! NALEO is always there!”
By: admin
11/28/2017

For Maria del Rosario, learning English and attending civics classes at her local community college in San Antonio, Texas was the continuation of a dream she put on hold.  After immigrating to the U.S. from her home state of Guanajuato, Mexico, Maria became a wife and mother.  Once her son… Read More

Latino Voters Are Tired of Dating…We’re Ready for a Commitment

Latino Voters Are Tired of Dating…We’re Ready for a Commitment
By: admin
08/08/2016

The eligible Latino electorate is expected to reach 27.3 million this November, growing more than any other voting group since 2008. With its growing size, the Latino vote has become increasingly influential in deciding state and local races, even flipping states’ longstanding partisan alignment.  Latinos are shaping America’s political landscape… Read More

Citizenship Corner: Saul Anaya

Citizenship Corner: Saul Anaya
By: admin
12/08/2015

For most of his life, Saul Anaya, 20, has called San Antonio, Texas home. His father, Jose Luis, was the first to arrive in the Lone Star State from Guanajuato, Mexico and went on to sponsor his wife and 5 children, including Saul, to join him in the U.S. “We… Read More

Citizenship Corner: Saul Montoya

Citizenship Corner: Saul Montoya
By: admin
09/14/2015

Forty years after arriving in the U.S. from Mexico, Saul Montoya, 57, decided it was time to apply for U.S. citizenship.  Saul started the path to citizenship because he wanted his voice to be heard and knows that the best way to make a difference in the country is by… Read More

10 Benefits of U.S. Citizenship

10 Benefits of U.S. Citizenship
By: admin
09/08/2015

Many legal permanent residents (LPR’s) who are eligible to become New Americans postpone their plans for a variety of reasons, many of which have nothing to do with a lack of a desire to become U.S. Citizens. In fact, a poll of LPR’s found that nine-in-ten (93%) Latino immigrants would naturalize… Read More

Welcome to the first-ever NALEO Educational Fund Blog!

Welcome to the first-ever NALEO Educational Fund Blog!
By: admin
09/01/2015

Its official – NALEO Educational Fund has entered the blogosphere! The launch of our newly redesigned website gives us the opportunity to offer you a deeper look at the scope of our work and provide a space for us to address some of the most pressing issues affecting Latinos and… Read More