Agustin Garcia, a renowned Human Right's Activist, Civil Right's Activist, International Businessman and Corruption Fighter. Garcia is a multifaceted individual with local and national affiliations and currently president of Garcorp International, a firm founded with several divisions; Domestic & International Public & Governmental Relations, Private Investigations & Security, Medical Security Consultants, Domestic and International business development, as well as Consultant of Political Campaigns Domestic and International.
Garcia has also served as the National Co-Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Speaker's Trust, Executive Director / Consultant for the Miami-Dade County Democratic Party, and serves as consultant, director and management expert to numerous other companies. Garcia is also a Latin Media Expert and has on Garcorp's list of clients, the largest Latino owned radio media in the US (SBS). Garcorp also has various environmental groups in the US and has organized major Latino media and grassroots campaigns in the US plus consultant South Florida AFL-CIO.
Mr. Garcia currently holds the following political and/or organizational positions:
Founding Member and Legal & Governmental Affairs Director for the Democracy Movement as well as National Chairman of Lambda Theta Phi Foundation and Lambda Theta Phi Institute and Past National Chair of Solidaridad Inspiracion Amistad (Solidarity Inspiration and Friendship) COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.
He also is acknowledged as National Founding Father of Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, the Largest and Oldest Latin Fraternity in the US established at Kean University, Union, New Jersey in 1975. Lambda Theta Phi presently has over 100 chapters around the nation.
He has organized over 150 political campaigns in the U.S. & Latin America:
Past Democratic State Senate Candidate for District 34 (1998) in Florida (lost by 301 votes of 65,000 against a three term Republican incumbent, Gore Delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, member of Miami-Dade County campaign steering committee, also the Hispanic and Cuban-American steering committees for the past presidential campaign. Mr. Garcia was presently elected as a Delegate at large to the 2004 National Democratic Convention in Boston and named by Florida Democratic Party, Director of Cuban-American Outreach Victory 2004.
Mr. Garcia has been presented with the following honors: The Lifetime Achievement Award and Outstanding Alumnus Award From the National Board of Lambda Theta Phi, Outstanding Hispanic in Casino Law Enforcement from La Tribuna Newspaper, Mark Of Excellence Award from the State of Florida, Department of Professional & Business Regulation, Award for Outstanding Work In Reaching Out To All Communities And Activism In Defense of Human Rights from the Dade County Democratic Party, Citation of Merit from the Borough of the Bronx, Letter of Recognition from Senator Bob Graham, Award from the 11th Annual Southwest United States Student Conference on Latino Affairs, a Proclamation declaring Agustin "Gus" Garcia Day from the City of Miami, The Democracy Movement honored Mr. Garcia for his courageous defense of Freedom of Speech and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and has been presented with the key to the City of Miami Beach.
Plaintiff in numerous Human and Civil Rights cases as follows:
The Dead Voter case in the Mayorial Elections in the City of Miami
The 2000 Presidential Ballot Recount in South Florida
The Civil Rights case with a Hispanic Homeless against the City of Miami
And numerous other national and international Civil Rights and Human Rights cases.
Dozens of college and university appearance as a nationally renowned Latino motivational speaker - Has spoken at the following Universities and Colleges:
Arizona State, College of New Jersey, Fresno State, Florida International University, Florida State University, Kean University, Montclair University, Penn State, Ramapo College, Rutgers University (New Burnswick), Southeast Nova University, Stockton State College, Texas A&M, University of Conn., University of Eastern New Mexico, University of Florida, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Texas, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of South Florida, University of South West Texas, University of New Mexico, etc., and dozens of High Schools, corporations and institutions.
Nationally recognized by the televised and printed media for his expertise in Latino Affairs, Latin America, Political Corruption, Immigration, Human/Civil Rights as well as the Latinization of the American Nation.
KEAN UNIVERSITY 1982
History and Political Science
GARCORP INTERNATIONAL: President / CEO
SERVICE INDUSTRY LICENSING SECTION
Background Investigation of Corporate Qualifiers and Officers, Domestic and International investigations of the financial stability of a corporation, Reviews of Ledgers, Accounts Receivable, and all Financial Documents
EMPLOYEE LICENSING SECTION
Background Investigation of Casino employees, covering the following areas: Personal Identifying Data, Citizenship Data, Civil Suites, Criminal History, Investigatory Proceedings, Motor Vehicle Data, Financial Stability, Translation of Documents and Correspondence, and temporary assignments to Hilton and Sands, Corporation, Entity Investigations
Numerous other positions held with several Federal, State, County and city officials in New Jersey. Served in both elected and appointed capacities; Have also appeared on television and radio interviews - national and international; Numerous debate panels on local and national media regarding social and political issues
HUMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVITIES
GOVERNMENT BOARDS SERVED