Alianza and LULAC Team Up to Raise Awareness About Domestic
Alianza is pleased to announce a new partnership with the League of United
Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the oldest and one of the largest Latino
civil rights organizations in the country. We are joining forces
in order to expand our public awareness and outreach efforts to Latino
communities around the country.
Joint activities between Alianza and LULAC will include:
Participating in LULAC's Florida state convention Proyecto La Luz
Town Hall Meeting: Shining a Light on Domestic Violence
in the Latino Community, which took place on May 28
in Clearwater, Florida. Patricia Castillo, an Alianza Board member
served on a panel entitled Domestic Violence: The impact on my family
and community/La Violencia Domestica: El impacto sobre mi familia
y comunidad. LULAC donated a convention booth where Alianza distributed
brochures, reports, and other educational materials.
Working jointly to create public awareness messages that will resonate
with various sectors of our communities.
- Helping produce a poster to be widely distributed nationally via
LULAC's 600 local chapters.
Patricia Castillo, Alianza Board member, speaking
as part of a panel on domestic violence
at LULAC convention in Clearwater, FL, May 28, 2005.
Back row, l to r: Gabriela Lemus, LULAC Director
of Policy & Legislation; Patrick Kinney, Coordinator of the Miami-Dade
County Advocates for Victims "Victim Assistance Program;" Patti
Caccamo, Congressman Michael Bilirakus’ office; Raymundo Varela,
VP of Hispanic Marketing, TracFone Wireless, Inc. Front, l to r: Patricia
Castillo, Alianza Board member; Minerva Figueroa, Training Specialist,
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Angie Garcia, LULAC National
VP for the Elderly; Margaret Moran, LULAC National VP for Women, and Haydee
Rivera, National VP for the Southeast Region.