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Immigration Acuerdo

About Acuerdos

The Latino Policy Forum has developed a concept to build the policy making and advocacy capacity of Latino organizations and leaders called Acuerdos. (Acuerdo is a Spanish word meaning mutual understanding, agreement, or accord.) Acuerdos have one fundamental and important function: to work together to develop and execute priorities and a common agenda. We do this by making sure that information, policy, and advocacy on specific issues represent the Latino perspective and its community needs.

Acuerdos add value by:

The Immigration Acuerdo is co-chaired by Luis Gutierrez of Latinos Progresando and Maria Velazquez of Telpochcalli Community Education Project.

Members of the Immigration Acuerdo

Alianza Americas (formerly NALACC)
American Jewish Committee
Association of Latino/as Motivating Action (ALMA)
Cambiando Vidas/Access Living
Casa Michoacan
Centro de Información
Erie Neighborhood House
Family Focus Nuestra Familia
Farmworkers and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP)

Hispanic American Community Education and Services HACES
League of United Latin American Citizens LULAC
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund MALDEF
Mil Mujeres Legal Services
Open Communities
SGA Youth and Family Services
Telpochcalli Community Education Project

For additional information on the Acuerdo on Immigration issues, contact José Marco-Paredes.