Candidates unified against discrimination

29 Apr

Council hopefuls find one thing to agree on; Cheves sits out forum


12 Apr

The Denton LULAC Council #4366 and Denton NAACP will co-host a primary election Candidate Forum at Denton City Hall, 215 E. Mckinney Street, Denton, Texas. The forum will be held on April 23, 2016 beginning at 9 AM with a meet and greet, with the forum beginning promptly at 9:30 AM. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Over the two hour period each of the candidates will answer questions from each organization as well as the audience. The forum will conclude with the candidates closing remarks.
Candidates will be vying for City Council seats representing Place 5 and Place 6, at large positions, along with Mayor Chris Watts, who is running unopposed.
Candidates for Place 6 include incumbent councilmember Greg Johnson, 47, a commercial real estate broker, and Sara Bagheri, 34, a longtime resident and local attorney.
Candidates for Place 5 include incumbent Dalton Gregory, 64, a retired elementary school principal, Deborah Armintor, 42, an English professor at the University of North Texas; Mike Cheves, 46, a management consultant; Sam Ortiz, 38, an industrial waste control officer; and Will Wooten, 31, a data analyst.

EARLY Voting Dates and Times:
April 25 – 30   Monday – Saturday   8am – 5pm
May 2-3     Monday – Tuesday       7am – 7pmevc_button1


To find your voting site on Election Day, please go to:

Or call: 940-349-3200




Adiós, Salon on the Hill

26 Mar


March Monthly Meeting moved to Monday, Mar. 21, 6:30PM

20 Mar


Denton Senior Center
509 N. Bell
Denton, Texas

The 2016-2018 Ford Driving Dreams Grants RFP is Now Open!

15 Mar

The 2016-2018 Ford Driving Dreams Grants RFP is Now Open!

2016-2018 Ford Driving Dreams Grants RFP
The Ford Driving Dreams Grants program, a collaboration of Ford Motor Company Fund and LULAC Institute, Inc., will award seed grants through this Request for Proposals (RFP) to selected LULAC Councils and their partner organizations to address factors outside of high school classrooms that influence Latino graduation rates and education equity across the United States. We invite all LULAC Councils across the country to apply; however, special consideration will be given to STEAM programs and 2016 target areas such as California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. ET, Monday, March 21, 2016.

Click here to learn more about the RFP process.

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