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May 24, 2019

Hispanic Federation Applauds Ruling by New York Appellate Court on the Right of Farmworkers to Organize and Collectively Bargain

Yesterday, a New York appellate court declared unconstitutional an exclusion in state law that denied farmworkers the right to organize and collectively bargain. Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement on the court ruling.
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May 23, 2019

Hispanic Federation Applauds Senate Bipartisanship for Passage of Long-Stalled Disaster Aid Bill

Hispanic Federation commends U.S. Senate for passing a relief package that provides aid to disaster-torn states and territories including Puerto Rico.
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May 17, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Trump Administration’s (Anti) Immigration Reform Plan

Today, Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement in response to Trump’s latest anti-immigration reform proposal.
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May 10, 2019

Ford Fund Invests in the Future of Orlando High School Seniors; Awards $100,000 in Scholarships

Ford Driving Dreams, a signature educational initiative of Ford Motor Company Fund, honors 50 talented high school seniors who won scholarships through their participation in the “What Drives Your Dreams?” essay contest. Ford Fund is the philanthropic arm of the Ford Motor Company.
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May 1, 2019

Principales grupos de activistas presionan al congres para abogar a favor de ayuda por desastres para todos durante la semana nacional de acción

En el día de acción y la conferencia de prensa estuvieron prominentes líderes de estados devastados por desastres naturales y a quienes todavía se les está negando ayuda crítica
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May 1, 2019

Leading Advocacy Groups Push Congress to Advance Disaster Aid For All During National Week of Action

Day of action and press conference featured prominent leaders from states devastated by natural disasters and who are still being denied critical aid.
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Apr 10, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Resignation of DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielson

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement on the resignation of DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielson
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Apr 8, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Commits $2 million to Puerto Rico’s Revitalization Efforts and Arts Community

Today, the Hispanic Federation (HF) and the Flamboyan Arts Fund announced a $2 million commitment from global media leader and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey to aid in the revitalization of Puerto Rico.
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Apr 1, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Census Day of Action

Hispanic Federation President, José Calderón, issued the following statement on the national Census Day of Action and the role the Latino community can play in shaping the country’s political future.
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Mar 29, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns Trump Administrations Latest Effort to Abuse Immigrant Children

Hispanic Federation, the nation’s leading Latino nonprofit membership organization, today condemned the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to deport unaccompanied minors in violation of federal law.
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Mar 28, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump's Comments About Puerto Rico Relief Aid

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement in response to President Trump's recent comments and opposition to provide Puerto Rico with the disaster relief aid it needs.
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Mar 18, 2019

Poderosa iniciativa para unir esfuerzos de la reconstrucción de viviendas, abogacías colectiva, y trabajo legal comunitario en Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation diseña sólida estrategia con sus socios Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico y Fundación Fondo para la Justicia.
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Mar 18, 2019

Powerful Initiative to Merge Efforts in the Reconstruction of Homes, Collective Advocacy, and Community Legal Assistance in Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation designs comprehensive strategy with partners Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico and Fundación fondo para la Justicia.
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Mar 16, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on New Zealand Massacre

The massacre yesterday at the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was an abhorrent attack on Muslim men, women, and children.
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Mar 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Names New Florida Director As Organization Continues to Expand Services Across Central Florida

Today, the Hispanic Federation announced that Yanidsi Velez will assume the role of Florida Director effectively immediately.
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Mar 13, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding the Dream and Promise Act of 2019.
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Feb 21, 2019

Civil Rights Leader and Advocate Brent Wilkes Joins Hispanic Federation as Senior Vice President for Institutional Development

Hispanic Federation is pleased to announce the hiring of Brent Wilkes as its new Senior Vice President for Institutional Development, effective February 18, 2019.
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Feb 20, 2019

The University of Puerto Rico and Hispanic Federation Join in an Effort to Foster Emotional Well-being in Puerto Rico

With a $1.2 million grant from the Hispanic Federation, the UPR-RP will offer mental health services across the island through the PATRIA Project.
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Feb 16, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration to Secure Funding for Border Wall

President Trump continues to lie shamelessly to the American people. His deep contempt of immigrants from Latin America has moved him to fabricate a national emergency to achieve his campaign promise of building a wall at our southern border.
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Feb 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Appointment of Félix Matos Rodríguez as the Eighth Chancellor of the City University of New York

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Félix Matos Rodríguez as the first Latino chancellor of the City University of New York.
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