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Feb 5, 2015

Awardees Announced for Groundbreaking NYC Council Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund

(February 5, 2015)—Coordinating organizations for the newly-created Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund today announced grant awards for 80 New York City-based nonprofit organizations. The Fund is the first of its kind in New York City and provides capacity building support to emerging and seasoned social services organizations.
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Oct 23, 2014

HF Releases CT Latino Blueprint

With voters preparing to head to the polls on November 4th, Latino community leaders descended on the State Capitol in Hartford to release Latino Connecticut: A Call to Action, a comprehensive public policy blueprint intended to inform the soon to be elected Governor, General Assembly and other government officials on how to best respond to the needs and aspirations of the more than 500,000 Latino residents across the state.
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Sep 19, 2013

La Gran Manzana: The Road Ahead

With just over 100 days left in Mayor Bloomberg’s 12-year tenure, Latino community leaders descended on New York City Hall to release a comprehensive policy blueprint intended to inform the city’s next mayor, city council and other government officials on how to best respond to the needs and aspirations of the city’s 2.3 million Latino residents. The report – La Gran Manzana: The Road Ahead for New York City’s Latino Community – includes over 150 recommended reforms and investments covering nine major issues and constituencies including economic empowerment, education, immigrants, civil rights, women and strengthening Latino nonprofit organizations. The policy blueprint was compiled and written by the Hispanic Federation (HF) in partnership with over 60 NYC member agencies, who comprise some of the leading nonprofit institutions across the city.
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Apr 17, 2013

Immigration Bill Update

New York, NY – On April 17, 2013, the Hispanic Federation and its vast network of community-based organizations welcomed the introduction of a bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill in the U.S. Senate. If enacted, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act would be the most complete overhaul of our nation’s immigration system in a generation. The legislation was authored by Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), John McCain (R-AZ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ).
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