The Latino Community Organizes in Columbia County

Activists vote to select Latinos Unidos para un Futuro Mejor as their official name.A warm welcome to ROP’s newest member group: Latinos Unidos para un Futuro Mejor.

The Latino Community in Columbia County is organizing to push back against ballot measure 5-190, which seeks to fine employers $10,000 for hiring undocumented workers. A new group was born on January 29th called Latinos Unidos para un Futuro Mejor (Latinos United for a Better Future). The group has already begun to plan action and outreach to the public to bring attention their stories and their rights as human beings living in the community.

LUFM leadership met this weekend with longstanding human dignity group Columbia County Citizens for Human Dignity to begin a relationship of mutual support towards the shared goal of respect for the human dignity of EVERY member of the community