National Council of La Raza

Nation's largest Latino organization cancels NC event to protest anti-LGBT law

The powerful Latino group National Council of La Raza announced May 17 that it has moved its 2016 Northeast/Southeast Affiliate Leadership Convening from North Carolina to Miami, Florida,

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The National Hispanic Latino Agenda demonstrates their deep support for LGBTQ Latinos in their policy statements

On Monday a coalition of 40 Latino organizations operating as the National Hispanic Latino Agenda sent out a press release highlighting their policy priorities which include strong support for issues that impact lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Latinos. Although some of the member organizations, significantly the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), have demonstrated their vocal support of LGBTQ issues in the past, this announcement is important both because of the broad cross-section of support that each of these leading organizations represent but also because of the specificity and comprehensiveness of the policy initiatives they included.
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Increíble apoyo para #SpiritDay para llamar atención al bullying

Hoy es #SpiritDay cuando nos vestimos de morada para llamar atención al bullying o acoso escolar en contra de jóvenes LGBT. Entre los participantes ya se han sumado el elenco de Un Nuevo Día en Telemundo y el elenco de Despierta América en Univision.

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More Spanish-Language TV hosts, celebrities than ever participate in Spirit Day

Spirit Day 2014 enjoyed more support than ever from Spanish-language media hosts and celebrities and we could not be happier. Among the many who participated were Maria Elena Salinas the co-anchor of Noticiero Univision, Jose Díaz Balart and Maria Celeste Arrarás co-anchors of Noticiero Telemundo,

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June 28, 2013

Civil rights orgs applaud marriage rulings

Just as LGBT organizations joined the nation's other advocates for full equality in expressing outrage at the Supreme Court's striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, response to Wednesday's rulings in support of marriage equality was not limited to LGBT advocacy organizations.

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National Latino Organizations Support Marriage Equality

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) the nation’s oldest Latino civil rights organization voted on June 30 to adapt a resolution in favor of marriage equality. And the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has endorsed and is expected to announce support for same-sex marriage at its upcoming convention.

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