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Oct 10, 2019

Updated: Updated: Castro, Gabbard, O'Rourke, and Sanders Will Participate in LULAC & NEWSMAX Presidential Town Hall in Des Moines, Iowa

The Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Teams Up with Newsmax TV to Host an Iowa Town Hall to Engage the 75,000 Eligible Latino Voters & 53,000 Registered Latino Voters Identified by LULAC

Oct 10, 2019

LULAC Responds to Texas Sheriff Bill Waybourn’s Comments Calling Migrants “Drunks Who Would Run Over Your Children”

Washington, DC – Today, Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn delivered remarks during a White House press briefing about border security...

Oct 9, 2019

Castro, Gabbard and Sanders Will Join LULAC & NEWSMAX For a Presidential Town Hall in Des Moines, Iowa

The Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Teams Up with Newsmax TV to Host an Iowa Town Hall to Engage the 75,000 Eligible Latino Voters & 53,000 Registered Latino Voters Identified by LULAC

Oct 3, 2019

LULAC Launches “Freedom Walks For Justice” Across Eight States And 15 Cities; Thousands To March, Mobilize, & Register To Vote

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Kicked Off Freedom Walks Across the Nation to Promote Civic Engagement, Elevate Issues Affecting the Latino Community, and Increase Voter Registration

Oct 2, 2019

LULAC Scores Major Victory For Latino Voters in Iowa

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Sees a Win Against Voter Suppression Legislation in the State

Sep 20, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month What it Truly Means to Us

There are some words that just can’t be translated without losing their deeper meaning. It’s like making Abuelitas’s favorite recipe for caldo and leaving out one of her secret ingredients..

Sep 12, 2019

LULAC Applauds Grand Jury Indictment of the El Paso Domestic Terrorist

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Responds to Decision Expressing Support for Victims’ Families, Latino Community and El Paso District Attorney

Sep 11, 2019

LULAC Remembers 9/11

Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Honors the Fallen in Terror Attacks

Aug 31, 2019

LULAC Calls Texas Governor Abbott to Call a Special Emergency Session to Address Banning Assault Rifles

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Civil Rights Organization Mourns Victims of Latest Mass Shooting and Makes Second Demand in One Month for a Special Legislative Session in Texas on Guns

Aug 28, 2019

LULAC Responds To Lowe’s Executive Vice President’s Racist Comments

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Joe McFarland, Executive Vice President of Lowe’s apologized for a racist comment in

Aug 21, 2019

LULAC Responds To New Trump Rule That Prolongs Detention Of Migrant Children

Washington, DC – Today, the Trump Administration issued a new regulation that would allow the federal government to detain migrant families beyond the 20-day cap currently in place under the Flores Settlement Agreement

Aug 12, 2019

LULAC Leads ‘March For A Unite America’ ’To Come Together as One Community and Call For Stricter Gun Control Regulations in Response To Mass Shootings

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization Leads Rally with More Than 1,000 People Demanding an End to President Trump’s White Supremacist Rhetoric & Policies

Aug 12, 2019

El Paso and Mississippi: Attack on Two Fronts

Our community is being attacked on two fronts. On Saturday, August 3rd in El Paso, Texas a domestic terrorist targeting “Mexicans” killed 22 people and injured 26. On Wednesday, August 7th, U.S. Immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants targeting Latino employees and arrested 680 men and women, separating children and parents on the first day of school.

Aug 10, 2019

LULAC Sends Rescue Teams To Mississippi To Aid Victims of ICE Raids

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization to Host Know Your Rights Legal Workshops for Families and Children Left Behind

Aug 9, 2019

Today at 10AM CT: LULAC To Hold Press Conference Demanding Immediate Action from Texas Legislators in Response To El Paso Shooting

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls for Texas Governor Greg Abbott to hold Special Session to Strengthen Gun Regulations

Aug 8, 2019

LULAC Condemns ICE raids in Mississippi as State Terrorism

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Civil Rights Organization Makes Call for Unity and Action to Curtail the Sale of Firearms; Announces Unity Against Hate March

Aug 7, 2019

Here Is Why El Paso Is Different

As Latinos, we are experiencing the worst racist political attacks in a generation

Aug 4, 2019

LULAC Demands Gov. Abbott Call Special Session To Change Gun Laws

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Civil Rights Organization Makes Call for Unity and Action to Curtail the Sale of Firearms; Announces Unity Against Hate March

Aug 3, 2019

Domestic Terrorist Attacks Latinos in Racial Attack

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Civil Rights Organization Says President Trump Fueling Deadly Hate in America

Jul 25, 2019

Army Master Sergeant Roy P. Benavidez

Help us by supporting the Campaign to Honor America’s Latino Military Heroes by renaming Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas after Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez

Jul 19, 2019

A Journey for Freedom

There is no love greater than that of a mother and father for their child. No matter what the sacrifice, a mother will risk it all, including their own life, so that their sons and daughters have an opportunity to be free

Jul 16, 2019

Las Mujeres deben estar Todas contra los Ataques del Presidente Trump

La Vicepresidenta Nacional Para Mujeres de la Organización de Derechos Civiles Más Antigua y Más Grande de la Nación y Puerto Rico Urge Solidaridad Contra Misoginia

Jul 16, 2019

Women Must All Unite Against Attacks by President Trump

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Civil Rights Organization’s National Vice-President for Women Calls for Solidarity Against Misogyny

Jul 12, 2019

Mayor de Blasio, Sen. Bennet and Mexican Ambassador Join LULAC in Honoring Outstanding Service to the Hispanic Community

Oldest and largest U.S. Hispanic advocacy organization honors heroes Ruben Garcia and Kendrick Castillo

Jul 12, 2019

Advocates and Private Sector Come Together to Call for Online Consumer Privacy as Tech Becomes Defining 2020 Issue

Oldest and largest U.S. Hispanic advocacy organization hosts convening to bolster consumer privacy during 90th Annual Convention

Jul 12, 2019

Young Latinos and Advocates Unite to Call for Bold Action on Climate Change in Key Electoral State of Wisconsin

Oldest and largest U.S. Hispanic advocacy organization hosts convening of youth and environmental advocates to discuss civil rights imperative to fight climate change

Jul 12, 2019

LULAC Deplores Trump Administration's Current Immigration Policies

Oldest and largest U.S. Hispanic advocacy organization hosts Immigration Town Hall at 90th Annual Convention in Milwaukee to discuss pending raids and crisis at detention centers.

Jul 11, 2019

LULAC Promotes Latino Voter Mobilization During its 90th Annual Convention in Key Electoral State of Wisconsin

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization Calls for Massive Civic Participation Ahead of 2020 Elections

Jul 11, 2019

Puerto Rican Leaders Call for Funds and Increased Services as Devastation from Hurricane Maria Endures

Oldest and largest U.S. Hispanic advocacy organization seeks to elevate the impact of hurricane on the Island during its 90th Annual Convention