WhereaS, the League of United Latin American Citizens is this nation’s oldest and largest Latino organization, founded in Corpus Christi, Texas, on February 24, 1929; and 

WhereaS, LULAC throughout its history has committed itself to the principle that Latinos have equal access to opportunities in employment, education, housing, and healthcare; and 

WhereaS, LULAC as supported the principles of equal opportunities for economic development, political influence, civil rights and the general welfare for all Latinos in the United States. 

WhereaS, Charles Tamez was a great National LULAC Youth Leader and previous LULAC youth member; and 

WhereaS, Charles Tamez was a great organizer within LNESC and the National Youth Leadership Conference; and  

WhereaS, his passing is a great loss to all of us in LULAC; 

therefore, we pay tribute to this great man for his tireless efforts on behalf of LULAC Youth Nationwide. 

The Arizona rural and urban LULAC districts pay tribute to Charles Tamez and his legacy of “Si Se Pudo!” on behalf of our youth.  May his example inspire others to reach out to our youth and develop leadership for our future leaders in the 21st Century.


Adopted this 1st day of July 2006.

Rosa Rosales
LULAC National President

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