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  • Aug. 28, 2017 on VOXAtl.com and WABE: The teen editor for Vox Investigates interviews 17-year-old Puerto Rican-Guatemalan artist Maite Nazario during her art exhibit at the LAA.
    The Metamorphosis of an Immigrant: Maite Nazario
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  • Aug. 6, 2017 in the Saporta Report. Our executive director and guest columnist, Aníbal Torres, calls on the Trump administration to work with Congress to pass legislation that will offer a permanent solution for undocumented young people who were brought to the United States as children.
    Congress should protect Georgia’s young immigrants by enacting Dream Act of 2017
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  • July 28 in El Nuevo Georgia: Gloria Patiño, who has been coming to our Club de la tercera edad for 20 years, was honored when the members decided to name the club after her.
    Vea por qué esta anciana de 94 años fue protagonista de un homenaje en Atlanta
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    July 26, 2017 in Reporter Newspapers: The LAA’s David Schaefer, who chairs the Brookhaven Affordable Housing Task Force, talks about the task force’s recommendations.
    Brookhaven task force presents affordable housing recommendations
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  • July 16, 2017 on WSB-TV: WSB-TV’s People 2 People interviews executive director Aníbal Torres about the LAA’s statewide expansion.
    The Latin American Association Expands Statewide
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  • July 14, 2017 on WABE: WABE’s Rose Scott interviews entrepreneurs from our Latinas’ Economic Empowerment Program in Closer Look.
    Closer Look: Latina Entrepreneurs, Singer Fernanda Noronha and More 
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  • June 22, 2017 on WABE: Our director of advocacy, David Schaefer, talks about Immigrant Heritage Month with Closer Look’s Rose Scott.
    Closer Look: Immigrant Heritage Month
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  • June 22, 2017 in MundoHispánico: The LAA’s youth summer program at Meadowcreek High School offers enrichment activities to 50 Latino students.
    Cierre de una experiencia de verano enriquecedora
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  • June 22 in MundoHispánico: Our Career Expo is featured.
    Acercan la oportunidad
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  • June 13, 2017 in the Northside Neighbor: The neighborhood publication helps us get the word out about our Career Expo.
    Latin American Association hosts Career Expo
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  • June 3, 2017 in MundoHispánico: MundoHispánico covers our 4th Annual Health Fair.
    Hispanos dan prioridad a su salud
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  • May 25, 2017 in MundoHispánico: Three students from our Latino Youth Leadership Academy who are graduating high school are interviewed.
    Estudiantes hispanos se gradúan tras superar obstáculos
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  • May 23, 2017 in Creative Loafing: Our advocacy director, David Schaefer, says an end to sanctuary cities will not make everyone safer.
    David Perdue fights sanctuary cities
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  • May 21, 2017 in WSB-TV: People2People promotes our upcoming Career Expo.
    Latin American Association holds Career Expo
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  • May 18, 2017 on WSB-TV: Wendy Corona reports on the success of the LAA’s Latino Youth Leadership Academy, which is seeing some 24 students graduate from high school this year.
    Success story: Students who could fall through the cracks are graduating
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  • May 12, 2017 on Telemundo Atlanta: Reporter and 2nd Annual Latina Empowerment Conference MC Paula Rodríguez talks to some Latina entrepreneurs who attended the conference and interviews keynote speaker Nely Galán.
    Avanzando Juntas 2017
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  • May 11, 2017 in MundoHispánico: The Latina Empowerment Conference attracted hundreds of Latina immigrants.
    Mujeres dijeron presente
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  • April 24, 2017 in the AJC: Legal immigrants, spooked by hostile political climate, are dropping food stamps and other benefits.
    Wary immigrants in Georgia drop food stamps
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  • April 2017 in MundoHispánico: Georgia’s premier Spanish-language newspaper covers the annual Compañeros Awards Luncheon, whose keynote speaker was the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate, Catherine Cortez Masto.
    Afirman su compromiso con la comunidad
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  • March 24, 2017 in The Atlantic: Our Cynthia Román is quoted in a story that says the president’s executive order on immigration enforcement is having a chilling effect on safety net (SNAP, Medicaid, etc.) enrollment.
    Trump’s anti-immigrant policies are scaring eligible families away from the safety net
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  • March 24, 2017 in MundoHispánico: Reporter Samantha Díaz tells people what to do if they face housing discrimination after attending a tenants’ rights forum at the LAA.
    Mundo legal: Conozca sus derechos como inquilino
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  • March 23, 2017 in MundoHispánico: The LAA’s 2nd Annual Latina Empowerment Conference will take place on May 6 at Gwinnett’s Infinite Energy Center.
    Un empujón para abrir las puertas de su negocio
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  • March 21, 2017 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle: LAA receives community development grant from Wells Fargo
    Wells Fargo donates $1.2 million to Atlanta nonprofits
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  • Feb. 28, 2017: The LAA’s David Schaefer is interviewed by Univision 34 Atlanta regarding a proposed bill that would create an online registry of undocumented immigrants who have committed certain crimes.
    Líderes comunitarios opinan sobre la propuesta de ley que publicaría la información de inmigrantes indocumentados en línea
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  • Feb. 22, 2017: The LAA’s David Schaefer talks to CNN’s Nick Valencia about how the community is fearful about deportations in the current environment.
    Families fear for undocumented members
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  • Feb. 19, 2017: As dozens gathered at metro Atlanta’s Latin American Association, WSB-Radio covers a prayer vigil to support immigrants and refugees in the community.
    Dozens gather for Immigration Prayer Vigil
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  • Feb. 18, 2017: WSB-TV and News 95.5 cover a prayer vigil at the LAA to support immigrants and refugees
    Dozens gather for immigration prayer vigil
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  • Feb. 18, 2017 on WXIA: LAA holds immigration forums in light of President Trump’s new immigration orders
    Atlanta immigration forum addresses undocumented immigrants’ fears
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  • Feb. 7, 2017: HispanicFederation.com coverage on LAA stance on fighting Hunger in Atlanta.
    Hispanic Federation and Latin American Association Fight Hunger in Atlanta
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  • January and February 2017 on WSB-TV: LAA holds first annual education fair for Latino families
    Latin American Association hosts education fair
    www.wsbtv.com/community/people-2-people/latin-american-association-hosts-education-fair_20170207193740/491889585
    www.wsbtv.com/community/people-2-people/latin-american-association-hosts-education-fair-for-local-students_20170131145326/489533825
  • Jan. 22, 2017 on WSB-TV: La Feria de Educación Latina brings together Latino community and agencies to ensure student success.
    Latin American Association offers education fair
    www.wsbtv.com/community/people-2-people/latin-american-association-offers-education-fair_20170123171321/487111177
  • Jan. 2017: MundoHispanico coverage of a young student joining an initiative of interest to serve the residents of the Buford Highway, where the development of the city of Brookhaven is fitting an area where many Hispanics have found purchasing power, work and public transportation.
    Latinos se unen en la Buford
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  • Jan. 19, 2017 in MundoHispánico and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The LAA’s senior club meets every Friday at 10 a.m. Regulars come for fellowship, arts and crafts, exercise and more.
    Un lugar donde el tiempo se detiene
    Nuestra Comunidad: Association has gathering place for senior Latinos

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