January 23, 2018

GreenLatinos Reaction to the Temporary Funding Agreement

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

January 23, 2018

Contact: Amanda Aguirre, amandaaguirre@greenlatinos.org or 281-814-4627

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- GreenLatinos released the following statement on the temporary funding agreement from President and CEO Mark Magana:

 

“The Trump Administration and failed Congressional Republican leadership led to the government shutdown. They have had ample opportunity to do the right thing and support a bipartisan budget that protects the health of our nation's children, protects Dreamers from deportation, provides disaster relief to our communities in need, and prevents the further destruction of our border communities and land with a harmful wall.  Enough is enough. They must stop the empty promises and do their job. We need a Dream Act now.”

 

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About GreenLatinos:

GreenLatinos is a national non-profit organization that convenes a broad coalition of Latino leaders committed to addressing national, regional and local environmental, natural resources and conservation issues that significantly affect the health and welfare of the Latino community in the United States. GreenLatinos provides an inclusive table at which its members establish collaborative partnerships and networks to improve the environment; protect and promote conservation of land and other natural resources; amplify the voices of minority, low-income and tribal communities; and train, mentor, and promote the current and future generations of Latino environmental leaders for the benefit of the Latino community and beyond. GreenLatinos develops and advocates for policies and programs to advance this mission. For more information, visit www.greenlatinos.org.

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