Brazilian Community of Atlanta - Comunidade Brasileira em Atlanta

Coalition for a New Georgia

July 21, 2005 (Atlanta, Georgia) Several local and state organizations have united to form the Coalition for a New Georgia. The purpose of the coalition is to provide and disseminate information regarding laws, policies, and practices that impact Georgia’s immigrants. In addition, the coalition will strive to educate the state’s business, political, religious, and immigrant communities.

To join the Coalition for a New Georgia, please fill out the following Memo of Understanding:

To read the legislation SB529, as passed please click here for more information.

To read an analysis of SB529, as passed please click here for more information.

To access common Questions and Answers in Spanish regarding SB529 and prepared by the Latin American Association, please click here for more information.

To read the proposed legialstion HR256, please click here for more information.

Take Action! Follow this link for the latest agenda item!

To read the recent (3/1/06) Pastoral Letter on Comprehensive Immigration Reform from both of Georgia's Catholic Bishops, please click here.

(Updated 12-18-07)The Coalition for a New Georgia consists of a diverse array of member organizations including:

  • African Human Rights Coalition
  • American Immigration Lawyer's Association (AILA)-Atlanta Chapter
  • American Jewish Committee, Atlanta Chapter
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Brazilian Community Association - Atlanta (Ascombra)
  • Atlanta Jobs for Justice
  • Coalicion de Lideres Latinos (CLILA)-Dalton
  • Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda
  • Cobb/Cherokee Immigrant Alliance
  • Coordinating Council of Latino Community Leaders in Atlanta
  • Despertad Latino de Georgia
  • Dialogo Latino Inc.
  • GALEO (Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials)
  • Georgia Latino Credit Union Project
  • Georgia Rural Urban Summit (GRUS)
  • Health Professionals for a Healthy Georgia
  • International Center of Atlanta
  • Latin American and Caribbean Community Center
  • League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) - Atlanta Chapter
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • Mexican American Student Association (MASA), Kennesaw State University
  • Pakistani American Community of Atlanta (PAK Atlanta)
  • People of the Road Coalition
  • Puerto Ricans for Education, Empowerment and Advocacy (PREEA)
  • Raksha, Inc.
  • Rome Coalition for Immigration
  • St. Julian Catholic Church - Fort Valley, GA
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Women Overcoming Whatever, WOW Foundation
  • Women's Policy Group
  • Women Watch Afrika, Inc.

NEW! 6/21/06! The Coalition for a New Georgia has also adopted the "Voting for a New Georgia" campaign. This coincides with national efforts of the We Are America Alliance to register one million new voters by the November elections and to encourage immigrants to become citizens for future elections. GALEO is heading up efforts for the Georgia Latino Vote 2006 campaign with a website of information about voting and citizenship as well as managing a toll free number for voting concerns, questions, or volunteer efforts.


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