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Congressman Adriano Espaillat

Representing the 13th District of New York

Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement Recognizing LULAC’s 88th Anniversary

February 17, 2017
Press Release
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Was Established in 1929 and Marks 88 Years of Progress and Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) issued the following statement in recognition of the 88th Anniversary of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC):

“I commend LULAC on 88 years of service and pioneering the Latino civil rights movement by advocating for the educational, economic, and political rights of Americans of Latino descent,” said Rep. Espaillat.  “From desegregating communities, promoting civic engagement and creating scholarships for Latino students, LULAC has played a pivotal role in promoting the advancement of Latinos in the United States.

“As one of the oldest and most widely esteemed Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States, LULAC continues to serve the Latino community through its various programs, councils, and educational service centers around the country.

“Thank you, LULAC, for your service and your distinguished record championing Latino rights in America.”

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Media inquiries: Candace Randle Person at Candace.Person@mail.house.gov