Benefits


Why Become A Member?

Eighty four years ago, a group of Latino leaders formed the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to defend the rights and advance the well-being of Hispanic Americans. Today LULAC is the largest and most active membership organization serving the Latino community.

LULAC members are the driving force behind significant advancements and improvements to the quality of life for Hispanics across the country Since LULAC's founding, our members have not wavered in their determination to end discrimination and injustice for Hispanics living in the United States. LULAC has developed national and community-based programs to address the needs of the Hispanic community and to ensure that this nation's workforce obtains the necessary education and skills to keep America productive.

As a LULAC member, you will be part of an organization whose members are making a difference through volunteer programs addressing the needs of the Latino community. You will also be part of a nationwide network of community activists who are protecting our civil rights in the areas of immigration, social services, education, and economic opportunity at the local, state, and national levels.

Today, our membership extends into every state in the Union and Puerto Rico with over 900 councils nationwide. Through our Youth and Youth BlogYoung Adult and Adult councils, LULAC offers membership opportunities for all age groups. LULAC also reflects a broad cross-section of Hispanic Americans including Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and Central and South Americans. We need your help to continue our legacy of improving the quality of life for all Latinos.


A Powerful Advocate

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.

  • Advocacy-As your government liaison in Iowa and Washington, we monitor legislation and provide policy makers with the Latino perspective on immigration, affirmative action, business, education, and other issues impacting our community.
  • Education-LULAC has increased educational opportunities for thousands of deserving young Hispanic students throughout Iowa and the country. We operate one of the largest Hispanic scholarship programs in the nation and provide academic enrichment programs to elementary, middle, and high school students.
  • Political Participation-Our members sponsor voter registration drives and citizenship education programs. We have successfully implemented letter writing and lobbying efforts on behalf of key Hispanic issues to legislators at all levels of government.
  • Service-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”.

NEWS
LULAC denounces U.S. Rep. King’s hateful remarks, alerts Iowans to petition
For immediate release March 22, 2017 DES MOINES, IA - Iowa's 16 councils of the League of United Latin American Citizens today condemned U.S. Rep....
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Iowa group forms to raise money to provide bond, legal assistance for undocument immigrants
For immediate release   March 10, 2017       DAVENPORT, IA - A new organization has been founded to help raise bail money for undocumented...
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Iowa LULAC warns immigrants of ICE raids, raises money to assist in legal battles
For immediate release   March 7, 2017 DES MOINES, IA – The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa is warning members of the...
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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients
For immediate release Nov. 10, 2016 DES MOINES - The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the...
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Iowa Latinos to play significant role in outcome of today's elections
For immediate release Nov. 8, 2016 DES MOINES - The number of registered Latino voters in Iowa has more than doubled since 2008, making the voting...
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Iowa LULAC to meet with north-central DM Latino voters this weekend
For immediate release Nov. 4, 2016 DES MOINES - The Latino Vote Iowa campaign will once again meet with registered Latino voters and encourage them...
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Iowa LULAC to canvass Latino neighborhoods in Davenport this weekend
For immediate release Oct. 27, 2016 DAVENPORT - The Latino Vote Iowa campaign will canvass neighborhoods in Davenport this Friday, Saturday and...
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Iowa LULAC needs workers to canvass east-side Latino DM neighborhoods this weekend
For immediate release Oct. 27, 2016 DES MOINES - The Latino Vote Iowa campaign needs canvassers to help meet with registered Latino voters on Des...
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Iowa LULAC, Hispanic Institute join to boost Latino turnout for November election
For immediate release Oct. 24, 2016 DES MOINES - Leaders from the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa and The Hispanic Institute today...
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Iowa LULAC gives grant to Polk County Health for HIV/AIDS testing, outreach to Latinos
For immediate release Oct. 21, 2016 DES MOINES, IA - Iowa's League of United Latin American Citizens has given grant money to the Polk County Health...
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Iowa LULAC calls U.S. Supreme Court decision major setback for immigrants
For immediate release June 23, 2016 DES MOINES, IA - Officials with the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa today denounced the U.S....
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