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Oct 7, 2018

HF Statement on Brett Kavanaugh’s Appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court

The Hispanic Federation’s President Jose Calderon issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Oct 3, 2018

Leading Latino Nonprofits Gather in DC to Address National Crisis of Immigrant Children and Family Separations

Today, Hispanic Federation, Alianza Americas, the Labor Council on Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) and CARECEN DC hosted a critical forum at George Washington University in Washington DC to help educate and inform key community, philanthropic and public stakeholders about the state of crisis immigrant children and families are facing due to the family separation policies being carried out by the Trump Administration and anti-immigrant forces across the country.
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Sep 26, 2018

HF Statement on Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Rule

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s administration proposed changes to the “public charge” rule.
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Sep 18, 2018

Take Action For Puerto Rico! Coalition Launches to Bring Together Leading Organizations to Demand Adequate Response for Puerto Rico

More than 200 coalition members from around the country will engage communities on Hurricane Maria recovery efforts, heath care equity, climate change preparedness, economic redevelopment; new toolkit now available to coordinate activities.
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Sep 13, 2018

HF Statement on Trump’s Denial of Death Toll in Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s denial of death toll in Puerto Rico.
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Aug 30, 2018

HF Statement on Trump’s Response to Revised Death Toll from Hurricane Maria

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on Trump’s Response to Revised Death Toll from Hurricane Maria.
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Aug 26, 2018

HF Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón has issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain.
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Aug 14, 2018

Results of 2018 Survey of Latino Voters in the State of Florida Announced

Survey shows attitude of Latino voters are split on the Nelson/Scott race, are unified on re-building Puerto Rico as an important issue for elected officials, and Puerto Ricans in particular harshly criticizing Trump for not doing enough.
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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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