WASHINGTON, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund today announced an unprecedented $1,000,000 commitment from Force Multiplier Solutions, Inc. (FxS). The five-year partnership with FxS from 2016-2020 will enable NALEO Educational Fund to continue its efforts to increase Latino participation in the political process, from citizenship to public service.
"Force Multiplier Solutions, Inc. has demonstrated a deep commitment to NALEO Educational Fund and the Latino community," stated Pauline Medrano, NALEO Educational Fund chair and Dallas County treasurer. "With Election Day on the horizon and more than 13.1 million Latinos expected to cast ballots this year, we are proud to have this outstanding company as a strong partner in our continued efforts to facilitate the full political participation of Latinos in 2016 and beyond."
"As the second largest population group, Latinos have made significant economic and civic contributions to the state of Texas and our nation," stated Robert Leonard, chairman and CEO of Force Multiplier Solutions, Inc. "We are pleased to honor these contributions by committing to a five-year $1 million partnership with NALEO and NALEO Educational Fund as they celebrate more than forty years of serving the Latino community by preparing Latino voters to make their voices heard in Election 2016."
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, FxS specializes in comprehensive, scalable on-board operating systems for the student transit and public transit industries. A NALEO Ruby Anniversary Circle Member, FxS will serve as Chair of the NALEO Edward R. Roybal Legacy Gala in Washington D.C. on March 15, 2016.
"The success of our nation is intrinsically tied to the success of the Latino community," stated Michele Martinez, NALEO president and City of Santa Ana councilmember. "We appreciate Force Multiplier Solutions, Inc.'s commitment to helping the Latino community realize their full civic potential, and look forward to working together to provide Latinos with the resources and information they need to vote, naturalize and become more effective advocates for their constituents."
Leonard went on to say, "I'm especially proud to have Force Multiplier Solutions, Inc. be affiliated with an organization whose work realizes that investments in the education of Latinos and all Americans today will result in a better future for our nation tomorrow."
The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials is the non-partisan leadership organization of the nation's more than 6,100 Latino elected and appointed officials.
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NALEO Educational Fund is the nation's leading non-partisan, non-profit organization that facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.
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