LULAC Florida - League of United Latin American Citizens

 Actober 2015

October 1, 2015. LULAC Florida advocates visit members of Congress to request help to deal with Financial Crisis in Puerto Rico and equality for Puerto Ricans. Puerto Rico is a territory of the U.S. and its residents are U.S. Citizens.

LULAC Ambassador for Latino American & Caribbean Mr. Robert & Attorney Edna Canino, Former P.R. Senate President Charlie Rodriguez & National Vice President-Southeast Region Lydia Medrano

Tampa, Fl. Panel discusses LGTB rights to work with dignity.


MAY 23-24, 2015


Welcome by Dr. Robert Flores, Florida LULAC Deputy Director

Florida Rep. Jose Javier Rodriguez, third from left with Dr. Lydia Medrano, Mrs. Rodriguez & Thomas Savage

Southern Poverty Law Center Michelle Llosa & Eileen 

Mari Corugedo speaking about Bilingual Education in Florida

Nancy Parente, Alzheimer's Association Gulfcoast Chapter speaking about Elderly Care issues

Pamela Gomez speaks about Immigration Reform and advocacy

Dr. Rosa Castro-Feinberg speaks about the implications of Consent Decree

Lake Placid Sisters dance Mexican Folklore

Tony Viera from Mundo Bohemio chats with audience

 Nina & Aniria Wilson with Arelys Escalera, Wifred benitez, Lourdes Jasper & Dora Smith

LULAC District 3 Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Consent Decree 

LULAC leadership receives Proclamation from Miami Dade 

 Members of LULAC attend the Miami Dade Consent Decree 25th Anniversary Celebration  



SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014
 Hilton Rialto
Melbourne, Florida

Awards Dinner: LULAC State Director Lydia Medrano. LULAC International Ambassador Robert Canino & LULAC Man of the Year Edward Quinones 

Florida Rep. Victor Manuel Torres, Jr., wife Carmen Torres and Legislative Aide Joshua Romero 

LULAC Woman of the Year Delma Rodriguez receives award from State Director Lydia Medrano

Saul Torres receives Scholarship from Brevard Council President Javier Molinares & State Director Lydia Medrano

Chane Eplin, FDOE Bureau Chief for Language Acquisition

Rep. Victor Torres gave keynote speech, appears with Norma Cress and another FEA staff.

Thank you Telemundo Orlando

Nancy Parente & Bob Wiserman

The Smith family

LULAC Florida Deputy for the Elderly David Sinclair with Delma Rodriguez & Lydia Medrano

MC Arelys Escalera with David Sinclair and Wilfred Benitez

Marcia Cedano, daughter Tiara and Lisa.

Happy! Fun!

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Dr. Rosa Castro-Feinberg about Parent Involvement and the LULAC Consent Decree



Highlands County Scholarship Fundraiser Kick-Off
Dec. 19, 2013

Orgullo Hispano Award

presented to Avon Park City Administrator Julian de Leon.



Immigration Town Hall Meeting Panelists, Kelly Kirschner speaking
Tampa, April 2013

Realizing the Dream:
Immigration Reform in 2013
Come engage with community leaders & immigration experts in a discussion of Congressional efforts to pass immigration reform this year.  Help us mobilize the Latino community to take action!
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013
Time: 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Cayo Costa Room
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Hosted by Florida LULAC & sponsored by LULAC National
For more information call:
(202) 833-6130 or visit

LULAC Members Pamela Gomez & David Sinclair with Dreamers at Fast for Families Across America, A call for Immigration Reform. Lakeland, FL,  February 19, 2014.

Date:May 4th, 2013
Location: Town n Country Library
7606 Paula Dr., Tampa, Florida 33615
Time:  2pm to 4pm
As the immigration debate takes center stage on Capitol Hill, it is important that we are aware of the different factors involved in the decision-making process. In order to facilitate a better understanding, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) along with co-hosts, League of Women Voters (LWV), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Unidos Now, United We Dream, Tampa Dream Defenders and other organizations will host a town hall meeting with community leaders and experts on immigration reform.
Miami Celebrates 25th Anniversary of LULAC Consent Decree

Mari Corugedo, LULAC Florida District 3 Director, along with LULAC Education Advocates received Proclamation from Miami Dade County.

2015 Convention

Education Luncheon Keynote speaker Florida Rep. Jose Javier Rodriguez (Miami)

Avon Park Councilman Parke Southerland presenting Proclamation at Awards Dinner

Edna Canino receives the Life Achievement Award

Dora Smith receives the LULAC Woman of the Year Award

Wilfred Benitez receives the LULAC Man of the Year Award

Brevard LULAC Sonia Guerao receives the LULAC Council of the Year Award

Florida Rep. Victor Manuel Torres with Mrs. Torres & Thomas Savage

Lourdes Jasper & Edna Canino

Receiving scholarship from Dora Smith & Lydia Medrano

2015 LULAC National Convention

Delegates Lydia Medrano, Mari Corugedo, Fabiola Nieves y Ramon Martinez

LULAC receives welcoming during Mormon Service in Salt Lake City

Speaker Ricardo Rosello



2014 Florida Convention 
Melbourne, FL

LULAC Deputy for Woman Norma Reno, Attorney Jose Godinez-Samperio, LULAC State Director Lydia Medran
o & LULAC International Ambassador Roberto Canino

L: LULAC Florida Deputy for Women Norma Reno, LULAC International Ambassador Robert Canino, State Director Lydia Medrano, Palm Bay Mayor William Capote, Councilman Harry Santiago and Mrs. Torres.

Our youth: Cory Lamb sings the National Anthem

Women and Politics Panel:
Jackie Rojas, Elizabeth Wright, Christina Sanchez & Norma Reno

Miguel Rivera, Dept. of Labor, delivering workshop 

Juan Seda, Polk School District ESOL  talks about the LULAC Consent Decree
Education Luncheon: Edna & Robert Canino, Melbourne Councilwoman Betty Moore, Superintendent Dr. Brian Binggeli and others
Jenny Love and her magnificent voice and music

Dr. Rosa Castro-Feinberg, Delma Rodriguez & Attorney Edna Canino

Treasurer Ramon Martinez and his family having fun

Director of Publicity Aniria Wilson with Pierce & Nina

Mr. & Ms. Lamb

Judith Magliori, Pamela Gomez & Lisa Guadalupe

Mariposas Monarcas

Elected LULAC Florida State Board



2013 National Convention
LULAC Florida receives Education Award. Las Vegas. NV

2013 LULAC Florida Convention 

LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes (left), Florida House Rep. Victor Manuel Torres (right). Lydia Medrano, LULAC State Director (3rd. right) and Mrs. Torres.
Matilda Garcia, LULAC Lifetime Member celebrating her 93rd. birthday with Chris Cano, Florida Deputy Director for Young Adults.

Our young

Highlands Council Members

Tampa Members and Ft. Myers' guests

At work in Miami
 Dr. Rosa Castro Feinberg, State Education Chair;  Luis Alfonso Torres, National Education Policy Director & Lydia Medrano, Florida State Director