LULAC

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

LULAC CHAPTER

HISTORY:

  • Created in 1929
  • Oldest and most widely respected Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States of America
  • Created at a time in our country’s history when Hispanics were denied basic civil and human rights, despite contributions to American society
  • 115,000 volunteer members
  • Over 1,000 councils nationwide
  • Inclusive of all Hispanic Ethnic groups
  • Headquartered in Washington, DC

”To advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.”

This organization purpose is to create an avenue for Hispanic/Latino students from all colleges within UAMS to network, to serve the Hispanic community, and to provide both financial and social assistance for its student members.