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Mar 2, 2021

Hispanic Federation Congratulates Dr. Miguel Cardona

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering Latino communities, issued the following statement on the confirmation and swearing-in of Dr. Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary.
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Mar 1, 2021

National Latino Leaders Condemn Comments by Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue at CPAC 2021

During this weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2021 in Orlando, Florida Goya Foods CEO, Robert Unanue, said that former President Donald Trump was “the real, the legitimate, and the still actual president” of the United States. This is a lie and Mr. Unanue must be held accountable for his words.
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Feb 19, 2021

Members of Congress to Hear from Leading Latino Group on Vaccine Equity

Today, at a briefing of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda will testify on the need for significant federal efforts to address the harmful inequities related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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Jan 28, 2021

Readout of Biden Administration Officials Virtual Meeting with Non-Government Agencies (NGOs) Working in Puerto Rico

For the first time, Members of the Biden Administration, including representatives from the Domestic Policy Council, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Office of Legislative Affairs, Office of the Cabinet Secretary’s and the White House Covid-19 Response team, met today with Hispanic Federation and representatives of over 100 leading non-governmental organizations in Puerto Rico to discuss issues facing the island.
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Jan 26, 2021

Proyecto 20% Coalition Urges Senate to Take Immediate Action on Four Latino Nominees’ Cabinet Secretary Confirmations

The Proyecto 20% Coalition today urged the Senate to swiftly confirm the four Latino cabinet secretary nominees, Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security; Xavier Becerra for Health and Human Services; Dr. Miguel Cardona for the Department of Education and Isabel Guzman for the Small Business Administration.
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Jan 20, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Inauguration and Biden Administration Day One Actions

Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement on the Inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris and the day one actions of the Administration.
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Jan 19, 2021

Hispanic Federation Launches COVID-19 VIDA Initiative In Partnership With 14 Latino Community Health Clinics

Hispanic Federation today launched a new and urgently needed initiative, COVID-19 VIDA (Vaccination Immunization Dosage Awareness), to help Latino-led community health centers across the U.S. get Latinos vaccinated against the coronavirus.
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Jan 14, 2021

COVID Stimulus Must Include Key Provisions to Ensure Equity

In a policy plan sent to the Biden-Harris transition team in December, and on behalf of its network of 300 member and partner non-profit organizations, Hispanic Federation called on the new Administration to purposefully include Latino, Black, Indigenous, immigrant, and other communities of color in future COVID-19 relief packages and measures.
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Jan 12, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden Must End Border Wall Construction on Day One and Begin Working to Repair Damage and Communities

As President Trump visits Texas to tout border wall, Latino advocate group calls on President-elect Biden to issue immediate Executive Orders to halt construction and allocate funds to repair damage.
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Jan 7, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Pro-Trump Assault on Democracy

Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s disturbing attack at the U.S. Capitol and the efforts of President Trump and his supporters to subvert our democracy
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Jan 6, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Historic Georgia Runoff Elections

Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s runoff elections in Georgia for two U.S. Senate seats:
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Dec 22, 2020

Hispanic Federation Strongly Supports Nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering the Latino community, issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona.
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Dec 22, 2020

Immigration Advocates Launch Project to Provide Legal Representation to Immigrants in Charlotte, NC

The pilot project, funded with $300,000 from the Foundation For The Carolinas and Hispanic Federation, will provide legal representation to undocumented immigrants, wrap-around social services to clients and families, as well as community legal rights education.
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Dec 22, 2020

Hispanic Federation Awards $2.75 Million to Community Based Organizations For Emergency COVID-19 Relief Aid to Vulnerable Families and Communities Across the Nation

As Latino communities across the United States continue to be disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hispanic Federation announced its third round of grants, over $2.75 million to 151 Latino community-based nonprofits serving vulnerable families and individuals across 22 states and Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
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Dec 11, 2020

From $495 to $0: DACA Grant Program Seeks to Remove Fee Burden for New DREAMERs

Hispanic Federation announced the expansion of its DACA scholarship program following a court order on December 4th which required the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to fully reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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Dec 7, 2020

Hispanic Federation Strongly Supports Nomination of Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering the Latino community, issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Xavier Becerra.
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Nov 23, 2020

Hispanic Federation Strongly Supports Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering the Latino community, issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas.
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Nov 20, 2020

Ford Fund, Latino College Students Help Kick-Off Hunger Relief Program; Host Virtual Leadership Panel

Today, employees of Ford Motor Company Fund and Latino college students participating in CREAR Futuros, a college readiness, achievement, and retention program developed by Hispanic Federation, participated in a virtual panel discussion on Latino leadership and helped launch the 10th Annual Lucha Contra El Hambre Hunger Relief Campaign.
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Nov 20, 2020

Free Soccer Program Keeps NYC Latino and Immigrant Youth Practicing Skills at Home

Young immigrants, Latino youth, and unaccompanied minors once again have the opportunity to keep their soccer skills sharp throughout the Fall as FIFA World Cup Champion and Queensboro FC Co-Founder David Villa, NYC Council Member Francisco Moya and Hispanic Federation launch the third season of the Soccer Camp for Immigrant and Latinx Youth.
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Nov 19, 2020

Urgent Campaign Underway to Assist Victims of Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America

In response to the wide scale death and destruction in Central America in the wake of the latest Hurricanes Eta and Iota, Alianza Americas, Hispanic Federation, and Presente.org have joined forces to launch an urgent campaign to assist the affected communities in Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala.
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