Monday, July 22, 2024

LULAC Announces Collaboration with AT&T Supporting Signature Youth Mentoring and Technology Programs

The League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today announced that collaborative efforts with AT&T supporting its Adelante! America with AT&T and Empower Hispanic America with Technology (EHAT) initiatives will continue. The programs, which provide underserved youth in grades 8 through 12 with mentoring services and offer technology access and digital literacy training at select LULAC […]

Guest Blogger Series: Janet Murgia “Survey Affirms AT&T as Industry Leader on the Issue of Diversity”

The news last month was dominated by AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. The proposed merger generated considerable debate within the civil rights and progressive communities, with some organizations, including many labor unions, strongly in favor and others, principally consumer advocates, deeply opposed. While NCLR did not take a position on the issue, in the aftermath […]

AT&T Receives High Rating for Inclusion of Hispanics

The leading Hispanic advocacy group HACR has recognized AT&T’s inclusion of Hispanics in the workforce, supply chain, community and governance. AT&T has received the highest rating for all telecommunication firms on the 2011 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII).  AT&T was one of only two companies to achieve a 95 rating, […]

Guest Blogger Series: Felix Sanchez “Latinos Would Benefit From AT&T Merger”

Alex Nogales’ July 28 opinion piece seriously underestimates the level of support and mischaracterizes the effect of the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile USA on the Hispanic community. Let’s look at Nogales’ objections in turn. Nogales leads off by claiming that not all civil rights organizations support the merger. He is correct on this […]

Guest Blogger Series: Jason LLorenz “What The AT&T/T-Mobile Deal Really Means for Latinos”

Over the past weeks and months, the debate has raged over the AT&T and T-Mobile merger, with supporters and detractors pushing their positions.  In the mix has been a great many voices — including advocates and organizations claiming to represent the interest of different groups. Below are four reasons why Latino community leaders support the […]

Guest Blogger Series: Jason Llorenz “Latino Community Leaders Highlight Interests and Opportunities in AT&T Merger”

As represented in the FCC docket, the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile has received substantive support from national Hispanic organizations including Hispanic Federation, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL); the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA); the US Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), LULAC, and […]