GRAN FIESTA JÍBARA - this Saturday @ The Newark Public Library

GRAN FIESTA JÍBARA - this Saturday @ The Newark Public Library

Come celebrate the music and the people of Puerto Rico this Saturday at the Newark Public Library and learn how you can support relief efforts on the island.

 

LATINO CELEBRATION 2017 – GRAN FIESTA JÍBARA

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Ending DACA harms N.J.'s economy, wastes future of Americanized immigrants | Opinion

By Erika J. Nava 

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Bail Reform is Working In New Jersey

As members of the New Jersey Integrated Justice Alliance and the New Solitions Campaign, the Latino Action Network has been a strong proponent for bail reform. We are happy to announce that bail reform is working in New Jersey. Below are the five month statistics on bail reform that were recently released by the Administrative Office of the Courts. You can view the full stats here, but below are the main highlights:
 
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Legislature is better when leadership reflects state's diversity | Opinion

Many members of New Jersey's Latino community are extremely concerned about persistent rumors that there could be a leadership shakeup coming in the state Legislature next year, including the removal of Assemblyman Vincent Prieto as speaker of the New Jersey Assembly.

Legislature is better when leadership reflects state's diversity | Opinion

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If Trump defunds 'sanctuary cities,' N.J. will pay more for mass deportations | Opinion

President Trump is threatening to take federal money from towns -- including many in New Jersey -- that refuse to join his extremely costly mass deportation system. 
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Kim Guadagno misses the point on sanctuary cities | Opinion

In a recent meeting with The Record’s editorial board, Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno called the movement to get cities and towns to designate themselves as sanctuaries for immigrants a “political stunt,” saying that the declarations would not prevent customs officials from enforcing immigration laws and detaining undocumented immigrants. Guadagno misses the point of these designations and exposes her lack of understanding of New Jersey communities with large immigrant populations.
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Latino Action Network Denounces Muslim Ban and Wall of Hate along the Mexican Border

Latino Action Network Denounces Muslim Ban and 

Wall of Hate along the Mexican Border

 

Actions are “anti-democratic”

 

For Immediate Release: January 31, 2017

Contact:

Christian Estevez, President – 973-418-7012

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N.J. Supreme Court must reject systemic racism in affordable housing debate

 


N.J. Supreme Court must reject systemic racism in affordable housing debate | Opinion
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Registration is now open for the 2017 LAN Legislative Conference

2017 LAN Legislative Conference


You are cordially invited to the 2017 Latino Action Network’s Annual Legislative Conference. The conference will take place on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Robert Treat Hotel Conference Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Admission is FREE and open to all. Registration is required as seats are limited.

 

2017 LAN Legislative Conference Online Registration Form

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