By Ralph de la Vega

As a Cuban-American and an immigrant myself, I know firsthand what it is like to find yourself in a new country, adjusting to a new language and a new way of life. While there may be bumps in the road, the key to success is how you deal with adversities along the way. In fact, the key to my success was turning adversity into an advantage and creating a better future even when I was faced with insurmountable obstacles.

At AT&T, we understand that our diversity is essential to our culture and success. It drives innovation and improves adaptability. Our diverse workforce reflects the communities where we live and work, including supporting organizations that work tirelessly to foster education, bridge cultural gaps, and advocate for civil rights.

This year, LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) is celebrating 85 years of doing exactly that and more. LULAC, the country’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy group, has paved the way for many Hispanic-Americans in this nation of opportunities.

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