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Jul 10, 2018

HF Statement on Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

HF Statement on Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
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Jul 6, 2018

HF Statement on Trump’s Administration's Assault on Diversity in Higher Education

HF Statement on Trump’s Administration's Assault on Diversity in Higher Education.
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Jun 21, 2018

HF Statement on Trump’s Executive Order to End His Administration’s Family Separation Policy

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s executive order to end his administration’s family separation policy.
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Jun 19, 2018

HF Statement on Trump Administration’s Inhumane Family Separation Policy

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s inhumane family separation policy.
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May 23, 2018

Innovative PopTiendas Initiative to Revitalize Small Businesses in Puerto Rico

Today in Puerto Rico, Hispanic Federation, in partnership with The Coca-Cola Company and the Prudential Financial, Inc., launched an innovative "PopTiendas" program for small businesses that were destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Maria.
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May 9, 2018

FUERZAfest Opens with a Special Screening of Academy Award-Winning Film Una Mujer Fantástica / A Fantastic Woman

NYC’s LATINX LGBTQ festival presented by Hispanic Federation runs May 8 - 20, 2018 at the Julia de Burgos Performance & Arts Center. Thursday, May 17, is the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.
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May 1, 2018

HF Statement by Josė Calderón, President of the Hispanic Federation, On President Trump’s Rejection of Nepalese Nationals

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s rejection of Nepalese Nationals.
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Apr 30, 2018

HF Statement on HEA Civil Rights Principles

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement regarding the Higher Education Act Civil Rights Principles.
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Apr 25, 2018

HF Statement on Federal Judge Decision on DACA Program

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement regarding Judge Bates’ decision yesterday that the Trump’s administration’s action to terminate the DACA program is unlawful.
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Apr 24, 2018

Hispanic Federation's Star-Studded Gala Raises $2.3 Million Dollars

Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, celebrated its Annual Spring Gala, “Rising Stronger,” at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
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Apr 24, 2018

Hispanic Federation Receives $500,000 Pledge from The Bittel Family Philanthropic Fund

The Hispanic Federation today announced a $500,000 gift from The Bittel Family Philanthropic Fund towards engaging and registering Latino voters in Florida from now through 2020.
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Apr 18, 2018

HF Statement on Today’s Island-wide Blackout in Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation’s President José Calderón has released the following statement regarding today’s island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico.
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Mar 27, 2018

Hispanic Federation Denounces Addition of Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Hispanic Federation has released the following statement regarding the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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Feb 8, 2018

HF Statement on the Senate Budget Deal

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding the Senate budget agreement reached yesterday.
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Jan 31, 2018

HF Reaction to President Trump’s Puerto Rico Reference in SOTU

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement reacting to President Trump’s Puerto Rico reference in his State of the Union.
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Jan 25, 2018

HF Statement on the White House Immigration Plan

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding the White House Immigration Plan.
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Jan 8, 2018

HF Statement on Trump Administration's Decision to End TPS for Salvadorans

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding President Trump's decision today to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans living in the United States.
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Jan 7, 2018

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, and HF Announce $2 million Fund to Strengthen Puerto Rico’s Federally Qualified Health Centers

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, in partnership with the Hispanic Federation and in conjunction with RCHN Community Health Foundation, today announced the launch of the Puerto Rico Federally Qualified Health Centers Disaster Recovery Fund, to help strengthen and expand the work of Puerto Rico’s Federally Qualified Health Centers in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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Jan 5, 2018

HF, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family Distribute Toys for Three Kings Day in Puerto Rico and Mainland

At more than 40 community events across Puerto Rico, children who have been affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria are celebrating Three Kings Day this year with more than 36,000 toys purchased and donated by Toys“R”Us® customers. Displaced Puerto Ricans in the mainland U.S. will also be excited to unwrap an additional 3,000 donated toys at Three Kings Day events in select cities across the country.
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Dec 27, 2017

HF Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Immigration Pardons

Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued pardons to 18 individuals who are facing deportations or other immigration-related challenges, in addition to granting clemency to an additional 43 individuals. Hispanic Federation’s President José Calderón issued the following statement.
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