AJC Atlanta staff with the Consul General of Brazil, Ambassador Hermano Ribiero
AJC Atlanta has an extended history of cooperation with Latino groups in the metro area, lobbying for immigration reform through our Bridging America Project, and for voting rights, better schools, and other issues important to the Latino community. We maintain close relationships with the consulates of several Latin American states in Atlanta, including Mexico, Guatemala, and Brazil, among many others. Lastly, AJC has a long-standing partnership with Georgia’s most powerful Hispanic political organization, GALEO, (the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials).
Consulate Visits: Friday 28, 2013: AJC Atlanta led a delegation of AJC Board members and staff to meet with the Consul Generals of Guatemala and Mexico in Atlanta. We discussed workers rights, the exploitation of undocumented workers, immigration reform legislation, and other challenges issues important to immigrant communities in the Metro Atlanta area.
(Left): AJC and the Consul-General of Guatemala, Ambassador Rosa de Mora (Right): Ambassador Ricardo Sánchez of Mexico
ACCESS-GALEO Dinner/Thursday June 27, 2013: AJC Atlanta's Young Adult division, ACCESS, and GALEO, the Georgia Association of Elected Latino Officials, held a joint dinner at Loca Luna in downtown Atlanta. Over delicious tapas, the two groups discussed inter-communal cooperation and listened to an address from AJC Director of Latino Affairs Juan Dircie, who flew in from Miami for the event.
ACCESS and GALEO members enjoy a meal
For more information on Latino Relations, please contact Harold Hershberg