The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), founded in 1929, is the oldest and most widely respected Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States of America.
Mendez v. Westminster School Dist of Orange County, the landmark case that paved the way. The 1947 federal court case that challenged Mexican remedial schools in four districts in Orange County. In its ruling, the United States Court of Appeals, held that the forced segregation of Mexican American students into separate "Mexican schools" was unconstitutional.
Ensuring LGBTQ immigrants have access to the resources they need to become full participants in our community and thrive.
LULAC is second to none as the leading advocate for issues affecting Hispanic Americans. We have fought numerous injustices over the years and will continue to do so with the help of people like you.
Since 1988, our Scholarship Fund has been providing educational opportunities to deserving young Latino students in San Benito County. Our Scholarship Fundis entirely community-based.Thanks to the generosity of community members, as of June 2023, we have distributed over $192,500 in scholarships, changing the lives of students while encouraging donations to continue our impactful work.
LULAC members are engaged in a variety of community service projects that achieve progress through a positive approach. From job training to health fairs and from mentoring to business initiatives, LULAC members make a difference by taking charge and getting things done.
LULAC is second to none as the leading advocate for issues affecting Hispanic Americans. As your government liaison in Washington, we monitor legislation and provide policy makers with the Latino perspective on immigration, affirmative action, business, education, and other issues impacting our community.
The mission of League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.